Planned Giving Council honors philanthropists

The Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council honored some of the city’s most influential philanthropists at the Voices of Giving Awards.

The event offered a way to thank donors of 25 nonprofit organizations publicly. Local 12 anchor John Lomax served as emcee.


The honorees and organizations they benefit:

Carson Smith (honored posthumously), American Cancer Society

Fran Cohen, CET-Greater Cincinnati Television Education Foundation

Joe and Sandy Dominiak, Children’s Home of Cincinnati

Thomas Ernst Huenefeld, Cincinnati Museum Center

Digi France Schueler, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Mary Rose J. Zink, Cincinnati Public Radio

Mace Justice, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Dr. Steve Dumbauld and Diane Dumbauld, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Patricia Armstrong, CISE Foundation

Doug Spitler, Episcopal Retirement Services

Richard Hildbold (posthumously), Freestore Foodbank

Jerome and Suzanne Teller, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute and Isaac M. Wise Temple

Val Schube, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation;

Rick and Julie Kantor, the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati

Rev. Joseph Graham and Blanche Graham, Life Enriching Communities Foundation-Twin Towers

Donald L. Neyer, Life Enriching Communities Foundation-Twin Lakes

Lawrence Klosterkemper, Mount St. Joseph University

Jerry W. Warner, Northern Kentucky University

Bill and Helene Sedwick, People Working Cooperatively

Margaret “Tuck” Fraser (posthumously), Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati

Ursulines of Cincinnati, St. Ursula Academy

Lisa O’Brien, United Way of Greater Cincinnati

Dan and Julie Murphy, Xavier University.

Click on a thumbnail below to view photos from the event.

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