Foundation luncheon to honor philanthropists

first_imgThe Community Foundation for Southwest Washington’s June 6 luncheon will recognize Michele and Greg Goodwin as the 2017 Philanthropists of the Year for their work championing capital campaigns and supporting local services for youth development, comprehensive health and education. Greg Goodwin is executive vice president and senior adviser for Holman Automotive, and was previously the CEO of Kuni Automotive.He’s also an honorary adviser for the Wayne D. Kuni and Joan E. Kuni Foundation, one of Southwest Washington’s largest private charitable foundations, that recently created a $50 million fund for cancer and other medical research and to enhance the lives of developmentally disabled adults.Michael Burgoyne will get the Friend of the Foundation award “for providing both professional and personal support to the Community Foundation’s mission of promoting philanthropy in Southwest Washington,” the Community Foundation said in a news release.The luncheon is noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Hilton Vancouver Washington, with a half-hour prior for networking.A few local residents will share stories about how philanthropy has impacted their lives. It’s part of the theme of the luncheon and storytelling campaign of the same name: Giving Out Loud. More information about the storytelling project is online at tickets to the luncheon, visit

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