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Beaufort Chamber announces 2014 Civitas Award Winners

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(Source: Beaufort, SC Regional Chamber of Commerce) (Source: Beaufort, SC Regional Chamber of Commerce)
(Source: Beaufort, SC Regional Chamber of Commerce) (Source: Beaufort, SC Regional Chamber of Commerce)
(Source: Beaufort, SC Regional Chamber of Commerce) (Source: Beaufort, SC Regional Chamber of Commerce)
(Source: Beaufort, SC Regional Chamber of Commerce) (Source: Beaufort, SC Regional Chamber of Commerce)
(Source: Beaufort, SC Regional Chamber of Commerce) (Source: Beaufort, SC Regional Chamber of Commerce)
BEAUFORT, SC (WTOC) -

The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the Winners of the 2014 Civitas Awards.

The Chamber presented the awards during the Annual Meeting & Civitas Awards on Friday at Dataw Island. The event was a sell-out with 300 people in attendance.

This event is an opportunity for the Chamber to recognize and honor outstanding leaders, teachers, businesses and organizations who help make this community a wonderful place to live and work. This year, the Chamber was also honored to bestow the inaugural Pat Conroy Palmetto Achievement Award to author, Pat Conroy.

The nominees for each of the Award Categories are available here.

2014 Civitas Winners

  • Chamber Ambassador of the Year - Lynn McCartney, Marine Federal Credit Union
  • Tourism Leadership - Anita Singleton-Prather, ASE-Gullah Education
  • Outstanding Employee - Tracey Robinson - Wardle Family YMCA
  • Outstanding Lowcountry Young Professional - Stephanie Greene, River Oaks Assisted Living
  • Outstanding LEadership Beaufort Alumni - Jack Cunningham
  • Outstanding Non-Profit - Second Helpings
  • Community Stewardship - Harris Pillow Supply
  • Excellence in Free Enterprise - Sea Eagle Market
  • Regional Economic Impact - Heritage Classic Foundation
  • Non-commissioned Officer of the Year - Cpl. Juan A. Garay, USMC
  • Junior Enlisted Service Member of the Year - LCpl. Timothy J. Zawiski, USMC
  • Military Citizenship - Lt. Col. W.R. "Skeet" VonHarten, USMC (Retired)
  • Lifetime of Leadership - Susan Cato
  • Palmetto Achievement Award - Pat Conroy

This activity was administered by a civitas council consisting of men of sufficient social rank to be able to state for public office.   
 
Since 2002, the Civitas Awards have celebrated leadership in various community sectors.

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