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HARTFORD, CT -- More than 250 philanthropists, grantmakers and community leaders gathered last week at the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy’s annual Connecticut Philanthropy Summit to honor three philanthropic leaders: ANDY EDER of Eder Bros. Inc. and the Eder Family Foundation; DAVID NEE of William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund; and NANCY ROBERTS, recently retired president of the Council.

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HARTFORD, CT -- ANDY EDER was named the recipient of the 2013 John H. Filer Award for his leadership in promoting private action for the public good. Eder, a resident of Guilford, is a partner in Eder Bros. Inc. (West Haven) and president of The Eder Family Foundation.

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HARTFORD, CT -- DAVID NEE, executive director of the Hamdem-based William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund, was named the recipient of the 2013 Martha S. Newman Award. David, a resident of Fairfield, was honored for his sustained dedication to the public sector and a generosity of spirit to others in the philanthropic community.

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The May Digest includes news about the Council's new preident, Maggie Gunther Osborn; Nellie Mae Foudation's $1.8 million grant award to CT schools; UTC's gift to Yale Canetr Center's professorships, and more!

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Lead Article: New President's Message - Greetings from Maggie Gunther Osborn.

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(HARTFORD, CT) The board and membership of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy today welcome MAGGIE GUNTHER OSBORN as the new president of the organization.

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(HARTFORD, CT) The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, Connecticut’s association of grantmakers committed to promoting and supporting effective philanthropy, elected four new board members and officers to serve the nonprofit organization.

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The March-April Digest includes news about Nancy Roberts stepping down from the Council; four CT school districts receiving $1.8 m for advance student learning; two reports about junvenil justice; a partnership for recruiting workers; a report on children's dental coverage and more!

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HARTFORD, CT -- Nancy Roberts, who has led the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy since 1991 through a period of great change and growth, has announced that she will step down as President by the end of March, 2013.

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Lead Article: President's Message - Farewell from Nancy Roberts.

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