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National Philanthropy Day Award Honorees Announced  

Seven outstanding community leaders have been chosen as honorees at the upcoming National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon. Congratulations and thank you to all for their contributions to our community.

Outstanding Small Business
Mounds Pet Food Warehouse
Nominated by: Dane County Humane Society

Outstanding Business or Corporation
Nominated by: American Players Theatre

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization
Unity Point Health-Meriter Foundation
Nominated by: Meriter's Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Hospital

Outstanding Fundraising Professional
Connie Beam, Senior Advisor, Planned Giving, Wisconsin Public Radio
Nominated by: Peter Lundberg

Outstanding Individual Philanthropists
Susan and Andy North
Nominated by: UW Carbone Cancer Center

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser
Rick Langer
Nominated by: Agrace HospiceCare Foundation

Lifetime Achievement
Dale and Lila Ann Mathwich
Nominated by: Olbrich Botanical Society, United Way of Dane County, American Family Children’s Hospital & UW Health


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