2022 Civitas Awards reception

Thursday, October 13, 2022
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The Civitas Awards are an annual tradition to honor outstanding community leaders, businesses, and organizations in our community.

Nominate a community leader or business for one of the prestigious Civitas Awards. Click here to download the form and more information.

Join us on Thursday, October 13, 2022 for a great networking event to see the announcement of this year’s Civitas Awards winners and enjoy a spectacular evening with local fare, brews, and music!

2021 Civitas Awards

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2021 Businesses/Organization Award Finalists

Cornerstone Award

for Small Business Excellence — Presented by Ameris Bank

  • Balance Barre + Fitness
  • Bill’s Liquor
  • SK Signs, Design & Marketing

Torchbearer Award

for Regional Economic Impact — Presented by Beaufort County Economic Development Corporation

  • Bay Street Realty
  • Beaufort Memorial Hospital
  • Parker’s Kitchen

Trailblazer Award

for Free Enterprise Investment — Presented by The University of South Carolina Beaufort

  • 303 Associates
  • GlassWRX SC
  • Stoneworks

Caretaker Award

for Outstanding Non-Profits — Presented by United Way of the Lowcountry

  • Beaufort Area Hospitality Association
  • Beaufort-Jasper-Hampton Comprehensive Health Services
  • Good Neighbor Clinic

2021 Individual Award Finalists

Sentinel Award

for Military Citizenship — Presented by Lockheed Martin

  • Matthew R Beal, Navy Corpsman
  • Sgt Diego Marmolejo
  • Staff Sgt Ginger Paddock

Buzzworthy Award

for Outstanding Young Professional — Presented by Carolina Air

  • Jenny Phillips
  • Kevin Phillips
  • Dr. Luke Baxley

Pillar Award

for Community Leadership by an Individual — Presented by Alliance Consulting Services

  • Vimal Desai
  • Stephen Murray
  • Christina Wilson

Chairman’s Award

for Advancement of the Chamber’s Mission — Presented by 303 Associates

  • Honoree Announced on Site

Lifetime Achievement Award

Presented By: Past Lifetime Achievement Winners

Frank Gibson

Click here to see the full descriptions of the Awards and the listing of previous winners.

Presenting Sponsor

Beaufort Memorial Hospital

Sponsor Opportunities Available

Silver Level Sponsorships and Award Sponsorships are available! Highlight your business as a supporter of this prestigious event and get ticket packages for you and your team. Contact the Chamber at (843) 525-8525 to learn more.

Venue Sponsor

Music Sponsor

Dinner Sponsor