Philanthropist of the Year

2015 POY Nomination Form

Nominations for Philanthropist of the Year will be accepted September 1 through October 15, 2015. McPherson County residents are encouraged to make submissions describing philanthropic efforts of a volunteer working with a McPherson County organization they are connected with. For complete guidelines and the nomination form, click here.

Past Recipients

2014

  • Bill Toews – Special Olympics – $1000 grant
  • Pat Bruce – McPherson Hospital Volunteers – $750 grant
  • Steve Burghart – St. Joseph Catholic School – $500 grant
  • Ralph Vogel – Inman Museum – $500 grant

2013

  • Bill Parker – McPherson Area Habitat for Humanity
  • Neisha Dahlstrom – Circles of McPherson County
  • Ruby Jantzen and Delonna Barnett – Angels’ Attic

2012

  • LaVon Ediger – ReUse It Center
  • Sondra Frank – McPherson County Resource Council
  • David Nigh – McPherson Opera House

2011 – Jim and Barb Greischar – Community Thanksgiving Dinners
2010 – Jeff and Sue Odermann – Outreach McPherson
2009 – Patsy Magelssen – Trash to Treasure
2008 – Jim Loving – McPherson Family YMCA

Guests @ the 2012 Reception