Several hundred gathered at Meson Sabika to applaud and award those who’ve demonstrated their love of humanity. There the West Suburban Philanthropic Network held their 11th annual awards luncheon.
The group presented Naperville residents John and Mae Calamos with the 2013 Philanthropists of the Year Award because of the time and resources they’ve provided for educational, cultural, and military organizations.
Other awards included:
Philanthropic Leadership Award: Ed Momkus and Betsy Goltermann
Humanitarian of the Year: Jim Elliott, President & Founder, Diveheart
Non-profit Volunteer of the Year: Jon Habegger, Northern Illinois Food Bank
Non-profit Executive of the Year: Linnea Windel, President & CEO, VNA Health Care
Corporate Philanthropic Award: Ecolab
Foundation Philanthropic Award: Dunham Fund
Service Club Philanathropic Award: Rotary Club of Elmhurst
Grantmaker of the Year: Cindy Raab, Program Officer, Topfer Family Foundation
WSPN Distinguished Service Award: Jill McWilliams
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