Posted: Saturday, July 26th 2014 at 8:58am
NGCF still accepting Philanthropist of the Year nominations
By Ken Stanford Staff
GAINESVILLE - The North Georgia Community Foundation *NGCF) is still accepting Philanthropist of the Year Award nominations but the deadline is fast approaching. Nominations must be submitted by Aug. 15.
To be eligible for the honor, nominees must live in the Foundationís 15-county service area which includes Banks, Dawson, Fannin, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union and White counties.
The award recognizes an individual or family for their impact on the region through their lifetime of giving.
A selection committee comprised of five previous recipients, three members of the Foundationís board and three at large members will choose the finalists for the honor.
The 2014 honoree will be recognized at the 10th annual Philanthropist of the Year event Thursday, Nov. 20.
Nomination forms are available on the NGCF website (www.ngcf.org/poy) or by calling (770) 535-7880.
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