Pocono Fundraiser Org Opens 2010 Nominations; July Deadline


It might be several seasons away, but in celebration of November 11th’s National Philanthropy Day, the Pocono Mountains Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) will honor the top pros in the field in a special event. Nominations are now being accepted for several categories:

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser

Outstanding Corporation

Outstanding Fundraising Group

Outstanding Foundation

Outstanding Fundraising Executive

Outstanding Philanthropist

The awards dinner will be held at Stroudsmoor’s Lawnhaven from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. on November 11, 2010. Previous awardees from the Pocono community include Maryanne Heeter (Fundraising Executive); Chuck Hannig (Volunteer Fundraiser); Pocono Mountain Community Fundraiser (Fundraising Group); and Drs. Joseph and Rose Mattioli (Lifetime Achievement Award).

For more information, contact Angela Beers, Director of Development at Devereux Pocono Center and president of the AFP Pocono Chapter, at alegna@ptd.net or call (570) 856-8287.