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The Spirit of Giving Award recognizes an individual or family who exemplifies generous contribution of service, time, and support that inspires others to greater commitment and involvement. Any individual or family involved with an ALDE organization or with any other nonprofit is eligible for nomination for this award.
Past Recipients of the ALDE International Spirit of Giving Award
The Outstanding Executive Award is designed to honor a deserving CEO or president - a top level executive, not a vice president or assistant director - who serves the Lutheran church through deed and example.
Attributes of the ALDE Outstanding Executive are:
Past Recipients of the Outstanding Executive Award
The prestigious Virgil Anderson Award is presented to an ALDE member (active or retired) who has demonstrated exemplary leadership and service to a Lutheran organization in the development field.
Distinguishing qualities of the Virgil Anderson Award recipient include:
Past Virgil Anderson Award Winners
This President's Award recognizes outstanding volunteer service to ALDE during the previous year.
Past Recipients of ALDE's President's Award
The Chapter Leadership Award honors an ALDE member for exhibiting extraordinary effort in leading a chapter and providing a model of exemplary chapter leadership.
Attributes of the Outstanding Chapter Leader are:
Past Recipients of the Outstanding Chapter Leader Award
The Outstanding Chapter of the Year puts forth the effort to offer educational events, promote professionalism and collegiality, promote ethical standards, identify and attract new members, and retain current members.
Past Recipients of ALDE's Chapter of the Year Award
The Award for Creativity recognizes excellence in work performed or closely guided/directed by an ALDE member. The award includes a cash prize made possible by an anonymous donor. The winner is selected from entries displayed at the Exchange of Ideas Show at the annual conference.
Past Recipients of the Creativity Award
Linda K. Maxon
Kim A. Rudat, APR
Raymond J. Cauwet
Marilyn A. Schultz
Martha A. Taylor
Dan Giblin, Tonia Stoffregen
Brenda (Sprague) Solomon
David J. Berg
This award honors Jay’s spirit of leadership, networking, welcoming personality, drive for knowledge, and enthusiasm for ALDE. The Jay Bleeke Award is presented to a young ALDE member who has taken a leadership role within ALDE and has demonstrated exemplary leadership and service to a Lutheran organization within the fundraising and/or public relations fields.
Distinguishing qualities of the Jay Bleeke Award recipient include:
Past Recipients of the Jay Bleeke Award