Philanthropy awards announced

Local North Carolina chapters of Association of Fundraising Professionals have announced winners of their annual Philanthropy Day awards.

Charlotte chapter:

Outstanding Philanthropist: Dale F. Halton, chairman and president, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Charlotte.

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Patricia O’Herron Norman.

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization:  Continental Tire North America Inc.

Outstanding Corporation: Rodgers Builders Inc.

Outstanding Fundraising Executive:  W. Reade Baker, CFRE, director of development, Central Piedmont Community College Foundation.

Outstanding Student Organization:  Charlotte Latin School Service Society.

Outstanding Legacy Award: Ella Bickel.

Northwest chapter, Hickory:

Outstanding Philanthropist: Glenn L. and Carol Arthur.

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Wilbert Seabock.

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization:  The Bolick Foundation.

Outstanding Corporation: Bank of Granite.

Triad chapter:

Outstanding Philanthropist: Marsha B. Slanc.

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization:  Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust.

Outstanding Fundraising Executive:  Ulysses Bell.

Triangle chapter:

Lichtin Family Foundation Award for Service: Anne Burke, executive director, Urban Ministries of Raleigh.

Outstanding Philanthropist: James and Connie Maynard.

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Jim and Pam Heavner.

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization:  Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina.

Outstanding Corporation: SAS Institute.

Outstanding Fundraising Executive:  Thomas M. Hull.

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy: David R. Jones and Francis D. Ashford.

Western chapter, Asheville:

Outstanding Philanthropist: Mr. and Mrs. Jack Ferguson.

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Ruth and Luther Barhardt.

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization:  The Janirve Foundation.

Outstanding Corporation: Ingles Markets Inc.

Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Raymond G. Cruitt, former assistant headmaster for external affairs, The Asheville School.

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