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Meet Our 2013 Finalists

Jerry Zucker Lifetime Achievement Award


Bev & Wally Seinsheimer


Community Catalyst Award Finalists


Thomas "Terry" Hamlin (Cooper River Bridge Run Mobility IMpaired Division & Wounded Warrior) - WINNER

Christine Osborne (Abby's Friends, Happy Wheels & Keys for Hope)


Business Award Finalists

Baker Motor Company - WINNER

Kickin’ Chicken

Limehouse Produce

Creative Talent Award Finalists

Chuck Bates (Holy Ascension Orthodox Church)

J. Mitchell Crosby (Charleston Stage, Charleston Wine + Food Festival, & S.C. Aquarium)

Jamie Westendorff (Camp Happy Days, Muscular Dystrophy Assoc., & American Lung Assoc.) - WINNER

Volunteer Award Finalists

Sidney Boone (American Red Cross & Windwood Farm Home for Children)

Vickey Cornelison-Grant (People Against Rape) - WINNER

Dr. K. Britt Reagin (Summerville YMCA & Summerville Elementary Adopt-A-Teacher)


Nonprofit of the Year Finalists

Bishop Gadsen Episcopal Retirement Community
To embrace God’s call to ministry and affirm positive living for all who live and work at this life-care retirement community. We serve with integrity. We exercise wise stewardship. We reach out with a generous spirit.

Charleston Area Riding Therapeutic Riding, Inc.
To improve the lives of children and adults with disabilities at the area’s oldest nationally accredited therapeutic horseback riding center.

Chase After A Cure
Chase After a Cure is a Non Profit Corporation dedicated to children's cancer research.  We raise awareness for children's cancer and provide funding for research labs who specialize in children's cancer research.  Our main focus for research is the more aggressive and deadly cancer called neuroblastoma. 

Courageous Kidz
To provide year-round, unforgettable experiences for kids with cancer and their families in South Carolina. This organization provides a much needed respite, mutual support and positive activities free of charge. We are committed to providing activities, trips, and fun events for kids with cancer and their families from all over South Carolina. 

Pet Helpers - WINNER
To save the lives of animals in the Lowcountry by keeping all animals until they are adopted, to provide low cost spay/neuter, and to serve as a resource to pet owners in the community.