Outstanding citizens honored at Night of Champions event

Outstanding citizens honored at Night of Champions event
(Left to right) Chris Maynor of DIRTT Environmental Solutions; Chris Holt of the Tybee Island YMCA; Jamie Deen, co-emcee of the event; Reginald Horton of he Savannah Bananas; Erik Glasford of the Effingham Health System; Meghan Mayle of Bubba Gumbo’s Seafood Restaraunt; and Allyson Harvin, co-emcee of the event. (Source:)

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Over 600 people attended the 2019 Night of Champions to recognize people with different abilities who excel in our community.

Five “Champions” addressed the audience about how they make a difference every day at their jobs.

The 2019 Champions include:

Erik Glasford

Effingham Health System. Glasford has worked in the operating room for almost three years now. He also mentors Project Search interns in the hospital.

Meghan Mayle

Bubba Gumbo’s Seafood Restaraunt. Mayle has mastered each task presented to her and steadily adds to her responsibilities.

Reginald Horton

The Savannah Bananas. Horton is entering his fourth season as part of the game day staff and helps with stadium maintenance.

Chris Maynor

DIRTT Environmental Solutions. Maynor is responsible for everything from assembling walls to assisting freight partners, in addition to training and assessing.

Chris Holt

Tybee Island YMCA. From the day Holt was hired, the YMCA has created a stronger team and community due to Holt’s enthusiasm and drive.

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of this event, the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) invited John and Mark Cronin, owners of John’s Crazy Socks, to deliver the keynote address.

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