22nd Annual History Makers Award Dinner


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When and Where: Friday at the Westin Downtown.

Honorees: Mel Blount, Nadine E. Bognar, Milton and Nancy Washington, Jack Piatt, and Joe Grushecky accepted awards for their exceptional contributions within their respective fields. "My parents have always been the type who lead by example. They showed me how to love learning and give back to the community," said Lara Washington, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Washington, who were both honored for their community service.

Proudest Moment: "This is one of the most wonderful nights of my life, I am so honored, and I am so glad that my family is here to celebrate it with me," said Mrs. Bognar, who was acknowledged for her philanthropic contributions.

#SEEN among the 450 guests who helped raise roughly $340,000: Co-chairs Daniel Fitzpatrick and Donald Heberle, Gov. Tom Corbett, Franco Harris, Vince and Terry Sands, Steve and Andi Irwin, Eileen French, Meg Colafella, Marimba Milliones, Richard Taylor, Mark and Catherine Loevner and Paul Gitnik.


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