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June 2, 2014

Modesto-based fundraising group seeks nominees for awards

The Yosemite Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is asking for nominations of people who make a difference in the community through such ways as their volunteerism or charitable donations.

The Yosemite Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is seeking nominations of people who make a difference in the community through such ways as their volunteerism or charitable donations.

The Modesto-based chapter is seeking nominations in six categories for National Philanthropy Day Awards:

• Outstanding philanthropist
• Outstanding volunteer fundraiser
• Outstanding youth philanthropist
• Outstanding fundraising professional
• Outstanding corporate or small-business donor
• Outstanding philanthropic foundation, service organization or nonprofit

Nominations must be received by June 30. Nomination forms with instructions are available at http://tinyurl.com/NPDYosemiteChapter2014. Call Karyn Bryant at (209) 996-4652 to have forms mailed to you. Letters of support are encouraged.

Awardees will be honored at a Nov. 5 luncheon at California State University, Stanislaus, as part of a celebration of National Philanthropy Day. They will receive $100 each to be given to the charity of their choice.

Andrew Watt, president and CEO of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, will be the luncheon’s keynote speaker.

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