Loudoun Times: Community Foundation honors philanthropic leaders in Loudoun

Three of Loudoun County’s philanthropic leaders were honored on Nov. 17 at a gala dinner hosted by the Community Foundation of Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties at The Middleburg Barn in Middleburg.

Titled “Roots and Legacies,” the event was the organization’s inaugural awards gala. Karen Schaufeld was named as the Philanthropist of the Year, Angela Mitchell the Changemaker of the Year. Loudoun Hunger Relief won the Nonprofit Achievement Award.

Also honored at the dinner was former Community Foundation president and CEO Amy Owen, who retired in May after 12 years at the helm. She was succeeded by Nicole Acosta, who said that the dinner was the vision of Owen, who always wanted to find a way to celebrate community leadership.

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