The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) held its 2010 National Philanthropy Day/Crystal Awards luncheon yesterday to honor individuals, businesses and organizations for their outstanding philanthropic efforts in the Memphis community. WMC-TV Anchor Joe Birch emceed the event at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis.
The AFP represents nearly 30,000 members in more than 213 chapters throughout the world working to advance philanthropy. The Memphis chapter this year celebrates its 25th anniversary.
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser
David Pickler, Pickler Companies
Marilyn & Jack Belz
Outstanding Foundation or Philanthropic Organization
First Tennessee Foundation
Outstanding Fundraising Executive
Virginia Stallworth, Memphis Child Advocacy Center
Outstanding Executive Leader
Ryan Fleur, Memphis Symphony Orchestra