Nov 12, 2013 10:16 AM

Community Foundation of Acadiana hosts annual philanthropy awards

The Community Foundation of Acadiana's third annual Leaders in Philanthropy Awards luncheon will be held Nov. 15 at the Cajundome Convention Center in Lafayette.

The event will feature keynote speaker Roy Spence, co-founder and chairman of GSD&M, a national and leading marketing communications and advertising company. He is also co-founder and CEO of The Purpose Institute, a consulting firm that helps people and organizations discover and live their purpose. Along with Haley Rushing, Roy co-authored the Wall Street Journal bestselling book, "It's Not What You Sell, It's What You Stand For: Why Every Extraordinary Business is Driven by Purpose."

CFA will present a Leaders in Philanthropy Award to the following outstanding philanthropists from each of its 8-parish service areas who have created an impact in their communities:

Acadia - Raymond and Catherine "Kitty" Hensgens
Evangeline - Suzy Bulliard Lemoine
Iberia - Jerry & Harriet Shea, Sr.
Lafayette - Dwight "Bo" & Jerry Ramsay
St. Landry- Keith & Ginger Myers
St. Martin - Jane G. Bulliard & Patricia D. Resweber
St. Mary - Dr. Thomas F. & Mrs. Glenna G. Kramer
Vermilion - Jim & Charlotte Doyle

Approximately 750 attendees are expected to be present for the luncheon. Doors open at 11 a.m. Program begins promptly at 11:30 a.m. For more information, go to



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