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Congratulations to the 2014 National Philanthropy Recipients!

Outstanding Philanthropists-Dr. John and Patricia Burg

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser-Shawn Heringer

Outstanding Fundraising Professional-Judy Held

Outstanding Corporation-Sletten Construction Companies

Outstanding Foundation-St. Vincent Healthcare Foundation

Outstanding Youth-Harper Swords


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