On Wednesday, November 16, 2022, the Association of Fundraising Professionals Fort Lauderdale/Broward Chapter hosted its 35th annual event at Signature Grand to recognize the 2022 National Philanthropy Day honorees. Among the attendees were Vice President Nancy Botero, deans, and Broward College Foundation staff, including Jim DeChant, Broward College’s Senior Major Gifts Officer, who served as a board member for the local AFP chapter for three consecutive years, as well as on the National Philanthropy Day planning committee.

Honorees recognized at the event included Broward College Foundation Board member, Bev Yanowitch and her partner Stan Eichelbaum, as well as Stella Potenti (Outstanding Youth), Nancy Thies (Outstanding Fundraising Executive), Our Fund Foundation (Outstanding Foundation), HCA East Florida (Outstanding Corporation), The Flite Center and SunServe (Equity in Action), Jean Colker (Philanthropist of the Year), Lois Herman (Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser), and Peggy Calhoun (Lifetime Achievement Award).