December 10, 2018

MBAF's Tony Argiz mentioned in Miami's Community Newspapers being honored with the James W. McLamore Outstanding Volunteer Award

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Miami chapter continued its tradition of celebrating the philanthropic community at the 33rd National Philanthropy Day Luncheon, Nov. 2.

Each year this day is set aside to pay tribute to the great contributions that philanthropy—and the people active in Miami’s philanthropic network—have made to lives better in the local community and around the world.

In partnership with The Miami Foundation, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, and the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, AFP Miami reflected on the global impact of philanthropy and great stewardship in and celebrated the 2018 leaders at the Hilton Miami Downtown.

AFP Miami invited the community of corporate and nonprofit organizations to honor the following extraordinary individuals, including: Lifetime Achievement Award, Bob Dickinson; Outstanding Philanthropist Award, Ana Veiga Milton; James W. McLamore Outstanding Volunteer Award, Tony Argiz; Julia Tuttle Award for Community Involvement & Corporate Citizenship, Coastal Construction; Outstanding Grant Maker Award, Carnival Foundation; and the Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award, Taylor Moxey.

With over 30,000 fundraising professionals across the national organization, the Association of Fundraising Professionals is well represented locally through AFP Miami. The chapter was founded in 1975, however most well known for hosting one of the first National Philanthropy Days in 1985. Today, AFP chapters throughout the world celebrate National Philanthropy Day.

About AFP Miami

This mission of AFP Miami is to educate and advance the careers of those in the rapidly changing field of development. AFP promotes ethical standards, networking for members, and provides access to listing local, regional and national employment opportunities. The AFP Miami chapter has a membership base of well-respected fundraising professionals from the private nonprofit, public, and consulting arenas that represent and respond to the cultural diversity of the Miami-Dade community. AFP Miami members are experts in advancing charitable giving, increasing their fundraising expertise, and maximizing donor relations for the greater good of the organizations and constituencies they serve.

Learn more about the 33rd Annual National Philanthropy Day Miami Awards, its participating organizations and honorees by visiting To learn more about National Philanthropy Day Awards, visit:

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