Friday, September 08, 2006

Virginians with a Purpose

This week, three Virginians have been recognized as Purpose Prize Fellows.

Martha Rollins of Richmond, who founded Boaz and Ruth.

"Dene" Peterson of Abingdon, who founded Elder Spirit

Marguerite (Sallee) Kondracke, founded America's Promise

These Americans over 60 have been named Purpose Prize Fellows and are leaders in a new age of social innovation. All are inventing new ways to solve society's toughest challenges.

The Purpose Prize was developed by Civic Ventures, and funded by The Atlantic Philanthropies and the John Templeton Foundation.

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