AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - In honor of National Philanthropy Day, local businesses and citizens will be recognized at a luncheon on Nov. 16.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals will be distributing 9 different awards to these individuals at their annual luncheon.
Five organizations and four individual groups will be celebrated for not only donating money but their time within the community.
The Amarillo Downtown Kiwanis Club and Randall High Schools Key Club are among those who will be recognized.
The luncheon will take place at the Amarillo Civic Center in the Heritage Room from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
It will be open to the public and individual tickets are $50.
For more information about this event you can visit the Association of Fundraising Professionals website.
Amarillo Downtown Kiwanis Club, Outstanding Community Service Organization
Get Fit/Karen Roberts, Outstanding Small Business
Herbert and Jeannie Kuhlman Family, Family Philanthropic Spirit Award
Marble Depot, Inc., Outstanding Small Business
Garth and Susie Merrick, Outstanding Philanthropist
Matt Morgan, Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser
Randall High School Key Club, Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy
Kenneth and Ruth Smith, Lifetime Service Award
Wal-Mart and Sam's Clubs of Amarillo, Outstanding Large Business