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National Philanthropy Day Luncheon



Story and photography by Liz Lyons

Nonprofit professionals recently gathered at the Foundry on the Fair Site for the National Philanthropy Day Luncheon. At the event, our area’s top philanthropists, volunteers and professionals were honored for their hard work and dedication in helping to make East Tennessee a better place.

This annual event is presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. The Great Smoky Mountain Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals provides networking and education opportunities for fundraisers and others who work in or support nonprofits in the Greater Knoxville area and its surrounding counties.

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