September 20, 2013, Waldorf, MD – The Community Foundation of Southern Maryland will host its 8th Annual Philanthropy Day Luncheon—Celebrate Philanthropy in Southern Maryland—on Friday, November 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center.

At this annual event, the foundation recognizes the region’s philanthropists by formally inducting them into the Philanthropy Hall of Fame. The philanthropists are selected because of their lifetime commitment to making Southern Maryland the best place to live and give.

“We are honored to recognize these philanthropic leaders in our community and include them in the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland Philanthropy Hall of Fame,” said Ellen Flowers-Fields, Ellen Flowers-Fields, Board of Directors Chairperson. “These individuals join a distinguished list of givers in our community. We look forward to recognizing their extraordinary contributions.”

Philanthropy Hall of Famers:
2008 Chaney Family/Chaney Enterprises/Chaney Foundation; Community Bank of Tri-County; Greater
Waldorf Jaycees; P.D. Brow;, Bobbie and Carl Baldus; American Community Properties Trust (ACPT); Verna
Posey; Captain Billy Robertson; Facchina Group of Companies, LLC;

2009Irene Davis; Dr. Francis P. Chiaramonte;
2010Evelyn and Vince Hungerford; Mary Ellen and F. George Heinze III; Charles County Children’s Aid Society, Inc.; American Red Cross (Southern Maryland Chapter);
2011 Lillian Richardson; Mary Hancock;
2012Margaret and Dr. James Jarboe; John Dennis Murray; Robert Kieliger.

For a complete list of annual award recipients, please go to our website:

The Community Foundation of Southern Maryland exists to enhance the quality of life for the community of Southern Maryland by aligning philanthropic interests with community needs through stewardship, collaboration and charitable giving. The mission is accomplished through encouraging philanthropy and permanent endowment; assessing and responding to emerging and ever-changing needs; providing opportunities for donors with varying interest and giving capacities; and by serving as a resource and catalyst for philanthropic endeavors.

Please join us and get ready to be inspired. Consider supporting the event by participating as a sponsor or
purchasing luncheon tickets ($40 per person). For more information about ticket and sponsorship
opportunities, please call the Foundation office at 240-216-8452 or go to our website at

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