The Beaufort Regional Chamber is proud to announce the 2013 Civitas Award Winners. The winners (listed below) were recognized at the Civitas Awards Dinner and Annual Meeting at Dataw Island on Friday, June 28th. During this annual event, we take time to recognize and honor outstanding leaders, businesses and organizations who help make this community a wonderful place to invest, prosper, and enjoy. We also highlighted the Chamber's successes this year including the passing of the Film Rebate Bill and the announcement of Beaufort winning Coastal Living's "Happiest Seaside Town."
Please join us in congratulating these outstanding leaders in our community!
Civitas Award Winners
Lifetime of Leadership - Richard Gray Sr. (Grayco)
Tourism Leadership Award - The Beaufort Film Festival
Outstanding Employee - Cynthia Coburn-Smith, LifeFit at Beaufort Memorial Hospital
Outstanding Lowcountry Young Professional - Jon Rembold, Ward Edwards
Outstanding Leadership Beaufort Alumni - Robert Bridgers (1993 Graduate of Leadership Beaufort)
Outstanding Non Profit - Child Abuse Prevention Association (CAPA)
Community Stewardship - Kinghorn Insurance Agency of Beaufort, LLC
Excellence in Free Enterprise - Grayco Hardware & Home
Regional Economic Impact - Midtown Square
Military Citizenship Award - Col John "Jack" Snider
Non Commissioned Officer of the Year - Corporal Judena Seck, MCAS Beaufort
Junior Enlisted Service Member of the Year - Corporal Sarah M. Cherry, MCAS Beaufort
Chamber Ambassador of the Year - John Rhodes, Harbour Health Insurance Solutions
* We also recognized all of Beaufort County's Teachers of the Year for 2012-2013.