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Boysie Bollinger,one of south Louisiana's most successful businessmen, donated $20 million to the National World War II Museum in March, the largest private donation the museum has ever received. The donation will fund the building of the "Canopy of Peace," a 150-foot-tall structure that will connect the museum's campus.

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Richard Campanellareceived the Louisiana Library Association's Literary Award for his 2014 book Bourbon Street: A History. Campanella is a Tulane University geographer and author of the acclaimed 2008 book Bienville's Dilemma: A Historical Geography of New Orleans and 2011's Lincoln in New Orleans: The 1828-1831 Flatboat Voyages and Their Place in History.

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Camp Restorehosted its 25,000th volunteer March 24 with the arrival of more than 150 volunteers from across the U.S. to help with building, teaching and other nonprofit organization projects in the New Orleans area. Camp Restore has hosted more than 3,000 volunteers a year and logged more than 1 million volunteer hours since 2006.

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Lisa Carey,a real estate broker and the founder of Veterans Housing Outreach Ministries, received the New Orleans Saints' Community Quarterback Award for her service to homeless veterans in 15 parishes. The award came with a $1,000 donation to the organization, which was founded in 2005 following Hurricane Katrina and helps provide housing and services to homeless veterans.

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Anthony Davis,forward for the New Orleans Pelicans, received the January NBA Cares Community Assist Award from Kaiser Permanente. Kaiser recognized Davis' Flight Academy, which hosts monthly events for children in the New Orleans area.

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Bivian "Sonny" Lee III,president of Son of a Saint, was named one of the 2015 Ten Outstanding Young Americans by the United States Junior Chamber. The award recognizes people under age 40 who promote "service to humanity."

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