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Tickets on sale for CFA’s Nov. 3 Leaders in Philanthropy Awards Luncheon

(Lafayette, La.) — Community Foundation of Acadiana’s (CFA) fifth-annual Leaders in Philanthropy Awards Luncheon will be held on Nov. 3, 2015 at the Cajundome Convention Center. Doors open at 11 a.m., and the program is from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Luncheon tickets and tables are open to the public and are now on sale. Tickets are $75 each, and tables of eight are $500. To register to attend, visit or contact Bethany Danos at [email protected] or 337-769-4849.

CFA will present eight parish awards to individuals and couples from across its service area who have made a philanthropic impact in their communities by making or attracting substantial charitable contributions. Two corporate awards will also be presented to companies that have made a philanthropic impact in at least one of the eight parishes of CFA’s primary service area. Nominations for the Leaders In Philanthropy Awards were received from the public and final selections were made by CFA’s Board of Directors Emeriti. Award recipients will be formally announced in September.

The purpose of CFA’s 2015 Leaders in Philanthropy Awards Luncheon is to honor outstanding area philanthropists, increase awareness of the value of philanthropy and to educate the public about CFA and its mission across its eight-parish service area. CFA President and CEO Raymond J. Hébert said, “Being able to showcase the great work of Acadiana residents is something we’re proud to do. Philanthropy is such an important part of our community.”


Community Foundation of Acadiana’s (CFA) core purpose is to connect all generous people to the causes they care about. CFA is south Louisiana’s premier philanthropic organization benefiting our region, with a particular focus on the parishes of Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Mary, St. Martin and Vermilion. CFA has realized cumulative gifts exceeding $156 million and has made cumulative grants of over $79 million. Learn more at

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