(The 11th Annual National Philanthropy Day in Imperial County.).....It was held Wednesday. Over 300 attended the event at the Old Eucalyptus Schoolhouse.

The event celebrates the power and impact of philanthropy in Imperial Valley. It also recognizes and honors some of the community's special people, businesses and organizations. The 2023 Honorees included Tom Dubose who received the Lifetime Achievement Award. Les and Terri Rogers were named the Philanthropists of the Year. The Spirit of Philanthropy, Volunteer of the Year award went to Jim Shinn. The Philanthropic Corporation of the Year Award went to RDO Equipment Company. The Special Nonprofit Achievement Award went to Imperial Valley's New Creations. Several Distinguished Philanthropists and Distinguished Volunteers were recognized at the event, as well.