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RALEIGH, N.C. — Noel and Harold Lichtin, CEO of The Lichtin Corp. in Raleigh, will be honored Nov. 20 by the Triangle chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals as outstanding philanthropists.

The couple, directors of The Lichtin Family Foundation, will be recognized at the chapter’s 14th Annual National Philanthropy Day reception.

Other recipients that will receive philanthropy awards at the reception, to be held from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the N.C. Museum of Art, include:

* Outstanding volunteer fundraisers – Chris and Bill Hamlin, owners of Hamlin Companies in Garner.

* Outstanding corporation – N.C. Farm Bureau Federation.

* Outstanding philanthropic organization – Fox Family Foundation in Durham.

* Outstanding youth – Keosha Johnson, a senior at Southeast Raleigh High School and member of the Boys & Girls Clubs in Raleigh.

* Outstanding fundraising executive – Bert Armstrong, vice president and chief development officer, Methodist Home for Children in Raleigh.

The reception also will feature a special remembrance for George and Julia Brumley, who died in a plane crash July 19, for their contributions to philanthropy.

The event also will include presentation of the Lichtin Family Award for Service to Betsy Bennett, executive director of the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences.

Waltye Rasulala, development director for the N.C. Partnership for Children, will serve as emcee and will present a video featuring interviews she conducted with award recipients.

For information, call 676-6246.

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