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Civitas Award Winners

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. 

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