August 17, 2009, The New York Times — The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the institution being built in Bentonville, Ark., by Alice L. Walton, the Wal-Mart heiress, said on Monday that it had hired the director of the Toledo Museum of Art to be its new director.

Seattle, August 18, 2009 — PATH, a nonprofit organization that uses innovative technologies and solutions to solve global health problems, has been selected to receive the 2009 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize of $1.5 million. The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation presents the annual award, the world’s largest humanitarian prize, to an organization that is significantly alleviating human suffering. The prize will be presented on September 21 in Washington, DC, with keynote speaker Muhammad Yunus, who is a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, founder of the Grameen Bank, and former Hilton Prize juror.

June 2, 2009, Star-Ledger - Maxine Lane learned her frugality during the Great Depression, when she started paying for her own clothes as a 5-year-old in rural Arkansas. Earlier this month, the shrewd shopper pounced on what she calls her "best bargain" yet: Kean University scholarships, for just $6 million.

In a webinar last month titled "Positioning for Wealth Transfer," Campbell & Company Vice President Bruce Matthews talked about the need for organizations to prepare programs that take full advantage of this boon.

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