(November 15 is National Philanthropy Day)...The Imperial Valley's 9th Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Celebration will be held on that day.

It will be held at the OLd Eucalyptus Schoolhouse in El Centro, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. The keynote speaker will Roque Barros, Executive Director of the Imperial Valley Wellness Foundation. The event is a celebration of the people and organizations who make the Imperial Valley a great place to live. Organizers say registration for this year's celebration is closed. However, the event will be streamed live on the Imperial Valley Community Foundation website and Facebook page.