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Saint Luke’s Foundation – Spirit of Philanthropy Awards

In the spirit of gratitude, Saint Luke’s Foundation hosted its Spirit of Philanthropy Awards celebration on April 18th at the 1900 Building. Being honored this year are: Philanthropists of the Year, Irv and Ellen Hockaday; Foundation Fellow, Dr. Tracy L. Stevens; Champions of Philanthropy – Corporate, JE Dunn Construction; Champions of Philanthropy – Foundation, Marion and Henry Bloch Family Foundation; and Distinguished Collaborator, Jani Johnson. Congratulations to all of those who were recognized!

Keith and Kathy Asel and Dr. Ruby and Tyler Meierotto
Laura Hall, Wendy Burcham, and Reesa Helzberg
Honorees Ellen Hockaday and Dr. Tracy L. Stevens
Nativity Edwards, Dr. Vincent Lem, Dr. Tracy L. Stevens, honoree; Frank Thompson, Susan Melton, and Dr. Ruby and Tyler Meierotto

Featured in the June 15, 2024 issue of The Independent


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