11th Annual Light a Fire Awards

Light a Fire

Honoring the nonprofit and philanthropic work of our community heroes.

Here’s your chance to honor those who give back!
Nominate those individuals and organizations who have gone beyond the ordinary to the extraordinary in their support of those in need. Honorees will be featured in the November issue and celebrated at a special awards ceremony.

(Nomination Deadline: June 30, 2018)


Thursday, November 29th
6:30-9:30 pm

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2017 Honorees

Most Involved Couple
Bruce & Linda Koe

Lifetime Achievement
Paul A. Deysenroth, Jr.

Most Philanthropic Family
Andrew & Michael Whittingham

Outstanding Leader
Karen Free Royce

Corporate Good Neighbor
Margaret Keane
Synchrony Financial

Outstanding Grassroots Effort
Shiva Sarram
Blossom Hill Foundation

Best Friend to Children
Ann Clark, PhD

Most Dedicated Health Advocate
William M. Raveis, Jr.

Best Friend to the Arts
Rocco Natale

Outstanding Teen Volunteer
Max Rosenberg

A portion of the ticket proceeds donated to:

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Title Sponsor

Community Leader Sponsor

Karl Chevrolet

Catering By

Marcia Selden Catering

Floral Sponsor