The Nebraska Chapter of Charitable Gift Planners is preparing to present its 2017 Robert Sandberg Distinguished Service Award. This award is designed to commemorate the dedicated leadership of Robert Sandberg and to recognize in his honor, notable and distinctive service to the planned giving profession. Past winners of this distinguished award include: J. Robert Sandberg, Robert Chitwood, Jim Heller, Melvin Friesen, Michael Geis, Tom Cullinan, Jim Gustafson, CK Duryea, Chan Tyrrell, Paul Strawhecker and Jodie Nolan.

Award Criteria: The recipient of this award must have tenure in the planned giving profession. This person must be an active member of the Charitable Gift Planners of Nebraska. Also, this person must have made a difference, demonstrated his/her commitment, and mentored others in the field of planned giving.

A nomination form is provided and the past recipients will review nominations. More than one finalist may be selected. The 2017 Robert Sandberg Distinguished Service Award will be presented in person at the CGP of Nebraska Awards Luncheon held at the Quarry Oaks Clubhouse near Ashland, Nebraska on December 1, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

October 6 Call for nominations distributed in the charitable community
November 8 Deadline for nominations
November 15 Finalist(s) selected, additional support material requested
December 1 2017 Robert Sandberg Distinguished Service Award presented

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