Nominations sought for philanthropy awards

The local chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is seeking nominations for two significant awards that recognize distinguished philanthropists and volunteers.

Nominations for the awards — the Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year and Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy — are due July 31 and can be made by any individual or organization in San Luis Obispo County or northern Santa Barbara County.

Nomination forms can be found online at For more information, contact co-chair Annette Montoya at or call 805-441-5437.

The awards will be presented at a luncheon Nov. 15 at the Madonna Inn.

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