NILES, Ohio (WKBN) — The Mahoning-Shenango chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals held its National Philanthropy Day awards ceremony at the Eastwood Event Centre on Thursday.

The following individuals and groups were recognized for their work in the community:

  • Outstanding Philanthropist – Dr. Chander and Karen Kohli
  • Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist – Rick’s Ranchwear
  • Outstanding Small Business Philanthropist – Birdfish Brewing Company
  • Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Dr. Sergul Erzurum
  • Outstanding Volunteer Fundraising Group – Friends of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County
  • Outstanding Youth Fundraiser – Macenzee Gaal

Youngstown State University professor Dr. Richard A. Shale received the Legacy Award.