Sarah Frechette Potts, development director for Crisis Control Ministry in Winston-Salem, received the award for fundraising professional from the N.C. Triad chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals during its annual Philanthropy Day Awards luncheon Nov. 24.
Seven other awards were presented, including:
· Philanthropist — Bill and Clarence Jones of Greensboro, for support of Hospice and Palliative Care Center in Greensboro and local Boy Scouts.
· Corporation — Kay Chemical in Greensboro, for support of the United Way of Greater Greensboro, local schools and other local nonprofits.
· Foundation — Winston-Salem Foundation, which gave $28 million to 157 area nonprofits.
· Emerging fundraiser — Girl Scout Payton Flinchum of Junior Troop 555 in Burlington, for selling over 20,300 boxes of cookies.
· Youth organization for fundraising — Girl Scouts, Senior Troop 859 in Greensboro, for fundraising to build a park in honor of 14 year-old troop member Camberly Holliday who died suddenly last year.
· Volunteer fundraiser — Linda A. Carlisle of Greensboro, who chaired the $6.5 million capital campaign for the Girls Scouts TarHeel Triad Council.
· Lifetime achievement — Whitney Jones of Winston-Salem, founding president of the Triad Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and founder of Whitney Jones Inc., fundraising and nonprofit consulting firm.