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Nominees and Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2012 Nominees & Award Winners!

Join us to celebrate at the The Giving Back Awards on Friday, November 16. (Scroll down for ticket info.)

Congratulations Volunteer of the Year: Lee Batten



Lee Batten
(Charleston Junior League, Colorectal Cancer Outreach, & MUSC Children’s Hospital, among others)


Terrence Larimer
(Trident United Way 2-1-1 Hotline)


Eddie Williams
(East Cooper Meals on Wheels)

Congratulations Business of the Year: Alcoa Mt. Holly



Alcoa Mt. Holly




TBonz Restaurant Group

Congratulations Community Catalyst of the Year: Archie Burkel



Archie Burkel
(The Hat Ladies)


Charleston Creative Parliament
(Creative Cluster & Pecha Kucha)


Pam Hartley & Michelle Scarafile
(Charleston Basket Brigade)

Congratulations Nonprofit of the Year: Charleston Animal Society

The audience selected CAS as the 2012 winner among following finalists:

MISSION: To prevent cruelty to animals and help unwanted and abandoned animals find homes

MISSION: To empower people to prevent child sexual abuse by educating adults about the steps they can take to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly

MISSION: To preserve and protect the architectural, historical, and cultural character of Charleston

MISSION: To provide sustainable, quality healthcare to those in need while increasing accessibility to global medical missions

MISSION: To be a best-in-class Christian Engineering Ministry that transforms lives through sustainable safe water solution


More Award Winners:

Jerry Zucker Lifetime Achievement Award: 
David & Linda Cohen


Coastal Community Foundation’s Malcolm Haven Award for Selfless Community Giving: Henry J. Blackford, III


Look for profiles on all of our nominees and winners in the November issue of Charleston magazine.

And celebrate with us at the Giving Back Awards on Friday, November 16.







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