Crystal Award Winners Include Huey’s, First Tennessee Foundation

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.

The winners:

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser

David Pickler, Pickler Companies

Outstanding Philanthropist

Marilyn & Jack Belz

Outstanding Corporation

Huey’s

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

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