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The Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley will host the 11th Annual Tribute Luncheon presented by BB&T on Tuesday, April 14, from 11:30am to 1pm at the Hilton College Station & Conference Center. The Tribute Luncheon honors long-time supporters and Brazos Valley community volunteers who have contributed their time, talents, gifts and presence through their support of a variety of nonprofit organizations. Luncheon proceeds support the Foundation and the betterment of the seven-county Brazos Valley region.

In recognition of their dedication and support of community organizations through the years, the Community Foundation is has announced the 2015 Tribute Luncheon will honor Cherry & J.J. Ruffino.

Past Honorees include:

2014-Caroline & Tom McDonald

2013-Nancy & Len Berry

2012-Tedi & Chuck Ellison

2011-Stephanie Sale & Jim Singleton

2010-Kathy & Gene Joyce

2009-Janie & Fain McDougal

2008-Red Cashion

2007-Susan & Bill Birdwell

2006-Julia & David Gardner

2005-Ann & Bob Wiatt

For event sponsorship and reservation information, contact Reba Ragsdale at (979) 229-1200 or rragsdale@suddenlink.net. Tribute Luncheon chair Lina Lawson may be reached at (979) 268-2183 or lina@twinzco.com.


Established in 2003, the Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley is the leading resource for philanthropic giving in the community. The Foundation works with individuals, families, and businesses to build and manage permanent endowment funds, which provide grants to charitable organizations that are working to improve the quality of life in the Brazos Valley.

The Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley is dedicated to improving the quality of life in the Brazos Valley through the development of philanthropic giving, responsible grant making, professional stewardship and collaborative leadership.

For more information about the Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley, contact Patricia Gerling at (979) 589-4305, president@cfbv.org or visit: www.cfbv.org or www.facebook.com/cfbrazosvalley