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22nd Annual Celebration of Philanthropy Awardees

CFAAC CONTACT: Damika Baker-Wilson,
CFAAC Director of Development | 410.280.1102, ext.102


(Annapolis, MD, September 22, 2022) The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Celebration of Philanthropy Awards. A committee of past Celebration of Philanthropy Award winners selected the following eight award recipients: Philanthropist of the Year Award, Carol B. Sisco, nominated by the Annapolis Maritime Museum; Corporate Philanthropist of the Year, Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland®, co-nominated by the Anne Arundel Community College Foundation and Anne Arundel County Food Bank; Volunteer of the Year, Tatiana Klein, nominated by Marshall Hope Corp.; Young Volunteer of the Year, Ella Edwards, nominated by Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation; Carroll H. Hynson, Jr. Award for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Philanthropy, Calandra Dixon Layne, nominated by the Junior League of Annapolis; Boots on the Ground Award, Bruce Morgenstern, nominated by Anne Arundel County Food Bank; Carol Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award, Leo Zerhusen, nominated by HOPE for All; and Legacy Award for Planned Giving, The Estate of Emily and Donald Sheets, nominated by Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation.

The awards will be presented on Thursday, November 3, at 11:00 am during the Celebration of Philanthropy Awards Luncheon. There are still opportunities for sponsorships available. Find out more at or contact Development Director Damika Baker-Wilson at 410.280.1102, ext. 102 or

About CFAAC:
The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3), publicly supported philanthropic organization with the long-term goal of building permanent funds that provide support to local nonprofit organizations through grants and special projects. Our mission is to inspire and promote giving in Anne Arundel County by connecting people who care with causes that matter. Established in 1998, CFAAC is one of the largest funders of nonprofit organizations in Anne Arundel County. CFAAC distributed nearly $4 million in 2021 to a variety of nonprofit organizations. Learn more at


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