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National Philanthropy Day

On National Philanthropy Day, November 13, 2014, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, NWI Chapter honored:

Individual or Family Philanthropist - Neil & Debra Samahon

Organization - Friends of Hospice, Hospice of the Calumet Area

Foundation - Legacy Foundation


Congratulations to the honorees!


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