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This 1955 photo provided by Heinz Endowments shows Drue Heinz in Pittsburgh. Drue Heinz, the widow of the former head of the H.J. Heinz Co. and a longtime patron of the literary arts has died, she was 103. The Heinz family and The Heinz Endowments said she died Friday, March 30, 2018 in ...
RAWALPINDI: Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday urged philanthropists to emulate the services of Al-Shifa Trust to serve the humanity. PM Abbasi, while announcing a donation of Rs200 million for the first Children Eye Hospital of the Al-Shifa Trust, hoped that it would be a source of ...

Two teenage brothers, a Japanese businessman, an entrepreneur who revolutionized pest control, the CEO of a pioneering entertainment- and media-focused university, and a couple regarded as a cornerstone of their community were recognized for their leadership, service and philanthropy by the ...
Philanthropist Dell Joyner honored as 'Good Scout'. Thank you for being one of our most loyal readers. Please consider supporting community journalism by subscribing to The Wilson Times. Dell Joyner was honored with the 2018 Wilson District Good Scout Award Tuesday evening. His wife Michelle and ...
Peter and Melanie Monk — photo credit: Tom Sandler.One of Canada's most admired and significant philanthropists has died. Peter Munk, who donated nearly $300 million to numerous causes and established and created the renowned Munk Debates, with his wife the Peter and Melanie Munk Charitable ...
American journalist, activist and former Miss America Gretchen Carlson embraced the LMU stage in conjunction with The Alliance of Women Philanthropists to speak out about her experience with sexual harassment in the workplace, while also promoting her new book, “Be Fierce!”. Carlson conversed with ...

Don Ball, along with his wife Mira, built Ball Homes into one of the top builders in the country. Don Ball died Friday. (University of Kentucky). Don Ball, founder of Ball Homes and a major Lexington philanthropist, died Friday. He was 81. Ball helped reshape lives in Lexington and other Central Kentucky ...
Philanthropist Marian Rochelle listens while University of Wyoming Foundation President and CEO Ben Blalock announces her $10 million gift to UW. Rochelle died earlier this month, having given $25 million to the university since the early '90s. UW Foundation/courtesy. LARAMIE – A woman known for ...
... the hope that the items would help save the home from making extra expenses on food during the festivities. Mr Daniel Obimpeh, the Caretaker of the Home, who received the items, said he was grateful for the assistance and appealed to other benevolent institutions and philanthropists to go to their aid.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Don Ball, founder of a prominent home-building company and a major Lexington philanthropist, has died. He was 81. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that Ball created Ball Homes in 1959 along with his wife, Mira. In recent years, the company expanded to Louisville and to ...
Santa Fe philanthropist Bob Vladem doesn't do things halfway. New to town four years ago, he wasn't about to wait for an invitation to join The Santa Fe Opera board of directors. “It was a goal of mine to get on The Santa Fe Opera board as quickly as possible, to the point where I looked up the names of all ...
The highly successful businessman and generous philanthropist who was a leader and benefactor for many Coachella Valley nonprofit organizations, among them the Desert AIDS Project, died Friday night following a battle with pancreatic cancer. The man who friends remember as “understated” perhaps ...
UW Foundation remembers leading philanthropist: Daughter remembers mother's generosity. By JEFF VICTOR ... Philanthropist Marian Rochelle listens while University of Wyoming Foundation President and CEO Ben Blalock announces her $10 million gift to UW. Rochelle died earlier this month, having ...
There was once a time when the city of Peabody, Massachusetts, was actually a town called South Danvers. The town was renamed Peabody in 1868, according to the historical society, to honor the philanthropist George Peabody who was born there. The town became a city in 1916, and while highly ...
Miguel “Mike” Fernandez, founder of MBF Healthcare Partners, will deliver the commencement address at Loyola University Maryland's 166th Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Md. Fernandez was born in Manzanillo, Cuba, where he and ...
Avis is a third-generation philanthropist, community activist, humanitarian, innovator and, yes, dentist. He is passionate about our community, to the point where he can't imagine moving anywhere else. He loves the small-town community feel that Staten Island exudes; the tolerance with which the various ...
Media Theatre honors local philanthropists at annual gala. Media Theatre Executive Director Patrick Ward and Artistic Director Jesse Cline are joined by Community Partnership Honoree Dr. Ray Vivacqua, Theatre Board Chair Ree Dunphy and New School student Charlie Carroccio at the theater's annual ...

WESTPORT — Westport lost a prominent arts activist and philanthropist with the passing of Howard J. Aibel, who reportedly died March 9 from complications from pneumonia. Aibel's legacy will live-on, however, as the Westport Country Playhouse renamed its campus The Howard J. Aibel Theater Center at ...
They are first and foremost places to watch the river of life float by, to enjoy a busking troubadour or catch a whiff of Gauloises smoke. The public squares of French towns and cities with their elegant buildings dripping history bear witness to a colourful past. They have long been meeting places for political ...
A one-time half-mile state record-holder in North Carolina, Belk was one of the largest individual philanthropists in track and field, donating funds to construct 29 collegiate track and field facilities in North and South Carolina, including the Irwin “Ike” Belk Track at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Athletics Director Doug ...
A Bismarck philanthropist and North Dakota oil pioneer was remembered Friday for his generous support of the community. Frank Bavendick died Thursday at age 87 at Sanford Health in Bismarck. The Bavendick name is well known in Bismarck, where Frank and his wife, Joanne, have been major ...
As we celebrate International Women's Day, here's a puzzler: Can a pair of tech entrepreneurs' $1 million competition spur a worldwide transformation in women's safety? Anu and Naveen Jain, Seattle-based philanthropists who have notched tech successes such as InfoSpace, are betting it can be done.
Williams, the founder of Trade Oil Co., has long been celebrated as one of East Carolina University's most loyal boosters. In recent years he and his wife, Marie, had turned their attention to Pitt Community College. Williams served on PCC'S Board of Trustees from 2005 until early 2017. The couple then ...
Noubar Afeyan is a business leader, entrepreneur and philanthropist. In 2015, along with other decedents of survivors of the 1915 Armenian genocide, he co-founded the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative. This initiative, as Afeyan explains, seeks to empower modern day survivors of genocide and mass ...
Ray Escuriex Sr., shown on the front porch of his home on the 300 block of Duperier Avenue, was chosen as The Daily Iberian's 2017 Citizen of the Year. Corey Vaughn / The Daily Iberian. Escuriex, philanthropist, always answers call to volunteer. Ray Escuriex Sr., The Daily Iberian's Citizen of the Year, ...
Jacqueline Desmarais, a Quebec philanthropist and widow of businessman Paul Desmarais, died Saturday at the age of 89, her family has announced. According to information provided by the family, a private funeral will be held in the coming days and will be followed by a memorial service at a later date.
Local real estate magnate and philanthropist Bill Cummings has written an autobiography, due for release on March 1. “Starting Small and Making It Big: An Entrepreneur's Journey to Billion-Dollar Philanthropist” chronicles his life from his humble beginnings in Medford to his membership in the Giving ...
Marshall “Jack” Gibson, a prominent South Portland businessman and philanthropist, died Saturday at his home after a brief illness, his family said Sunday. He was 88. Gibson, who owned a paving business for nearly six decades and also was a real estate developer, gave $2 million to Maine Medical ...
Surdna is invoking the phrase “next-generation” in a very literal sense. These grants are meant to foster a progressive tilt among “younger generations of philanthropists—whether they are high-net-worth individuals or trustees of family foundations.” Surdna celebrated its centennial as a grantmaker in 2017, ...
The first sale is from the collection of billionaire philanthropist Jerry Perenchio, former chairman and CEO of Univision Communications, who died in May 2017. Perenchio had requested his wines be auctioned to raise funds for the Perenchio Foundation, which supports visual and performing arts programs ...
"Governments may not trust the motivations of philanthropists." For example, governments may worry about foreign interference if a foreign philanthropist is involved, he said. On this issue of trust, Mr Richard Tan, senior director of communications and international relations at the Ministry of Social and ...
That's some serious money, putting Smith's giving up there among the biggest philanthropists in the U.S. Somehow, though, he's managed to fly largely below the radar. Where is Smith's money going these days? Well, apart from his alma mater Cornell, and his big Smithsonian gift, Fund II Foundation made ...
These Signature Artifacts Embody the Giving Spirt of Artist-Philanthropists. From Misty Copeland to Lin-Manuel Miranda, a new Smithsonian display spotlights creators who have shaped communities. Lin-Manuel costume. "We hope to capture the way artists and the arts help us understand other causes, ...
But there's another role the former Crusader has been focusing on — that of a philanthropist. On Monday, Mariota and his Motiv8 Foundation expanded in that direction once again, announcing a new award and new partnerships that will allow the quarterback to contribute even more to his hometown.
Turkiye Diyanet Foundation will send 81 philanthropists from Turkey's 81 provinces for distributing humanitarian aid among civilians in Syria, according to an official on Thursday. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, the foundation's Board of Trustees Vice President Ilyas Serenli said there is a difference between ...
Stanwood-Camano Area Foundation presented the Philanthropist of the Year Award Ceremony and Breakfast for the 12th year. ... In a rousing talk about philanthropists, Allison Warren-Barbour, president and CEO of United Way of Snohomish County, described how data shows that just 2.5 percent of the ...
The stand-out masterpieces include works by Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Paul Gauguin, Jean Baptiste and Camille Corot. David Rockefeller, who died last year aged 101, was the youngest son of American philanthropist John D Rockefeller Jr, and the last surviving grandson of Standard ...
Entrepreneur Hunter Perret uses his work as a philanthropist as inspiration when doing business as well. We asked him if taking a break from thinking about business to focus on others sparked new ideas and moments of creativity, to which he responded, “We are involved in many different types of ...
A Fort Myers icon died last week. Tom Cronin, a philanthropist and developer best known for his resurrection of the Shell Factory, died at age 78. Cronin took over the Shell Factory close to 20 years ago, back when the quirky tourist attraction had almost gone under, and turned it into a bustling theme park that reflected his ...
Collectively, the philanthropists making up The Chronicle's top 50 list gave away $14.7 billion, the largest total since 2008, as reported by The Chronicle of Philanthropy. This year, colleges and universities received 48 percent of the billions given by the Philanthropy 50. Larry Gies said in his donation ...
And trying to figure out how I, as an amateur philanthropist, I'm trying to figure out how I can do that most effectively, given the realities of the time. Edwards: My last questions would be if you could give yourself some leadership or management advice, from what you learned in your career, and building ...
HAYS, Kan. – A wise man once said, “You don't know if you're winning if you don't keep score.” That man was Bob Schmidt, former president and CEO of Eagle Communications in Hays. Schmidt died in August 2017, but his legend lives on. Because of the generosity of Schmidt and other longtime local ...
Surdna is invoking the phrase “next-generation” in a very literal sense. These grants are meant to foster a progressive tilt among “younger generations of philanthropists—whether they are high-net-worth individuals or trustees of family foundations.” Surdna celebrated its centennial as a grantmaker in 2017, ...
Female philanthropists who want to give their children a sense of the responsibility that goes with wealth and to make them more socially engaged are emerging as key donors to charitable causes, an awards ceremony has heard. The traditional image of philanthropists as older men is being replaced by ...
The nearest thing you'll get to panto right now in London is the English National Opera's new production of Gilbert and Sullivan's Iolanthe. It's the highest camp in town: the combination of peers and fairies, a beautiful friendship between two earls - plus the appearance of what looks like Boris Johnson on a ...
With rising income inequality, the disruptive influence of the super-rich philanthropists is increasingly intersecting with the work of governments, allowing the few an immense and unchecked power, purportedly for the good of the many. Often, their reach extends even further. In the US, for instance, a parallel ...
How Billionaire Philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates Settle Disagreements. The spouses and Gates Foundation founders give insight into how their working partnership has evolved over time. 15 Ways to Command a Conversation Like a Boss · Next Article ...
Woodside resident and philanthropist Sanford Diller was a patron of the arts and a major benefactor to health care initiatives. And he built things -- apartments, playgrounds, and a real estate company that became a development and investment company and a West Coast institution. He died Feb. 2 at his ...
One such commentator is the entrepreneur and philanthropist John Caudwell. In some respects fairly apolitical (Caudwell has only offered financial support to a political candidate once in his life), his no-nonsense commentary has proven refreshing amidst the cacophony of mundane opinions that fill every ...
Harry W. Anderson, who with his wife Mary Margaret built a post-World War II American art collection unrivalled in the Bay Area, died at his home on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 7. His death was confirmed by his daughter, Mary Patricia Anderson “Putter” Pence. With their daughter, the Andersons gave a ...


 

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