The Columbia Chamber announced the award recipients for the 117th Annual Gala, presented by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. Junior League of Columbia’s very own, Hilary Dyer Brannon will be recognized as the 2019 Young Professional of the Year. The event will take place this Thursday, October 3 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Nearly 700 business leaders from across the Midlands will be in attendance to celebrate successes from the past year and recognize leadership of the Board of Directors.
Brannon, previous Vice President for Communications for Junior League of Columbia, now serves the league as the Boutique Chair and has been active in JLC for six years. She is the Communication and Events Director for Student Life at the University of South Carolina.
Additional honorees are:
Public Servant of the Year: Mayor Elise Partin, City of Cayce
Award sponsored by Dominion Energy
Diplomat of the Year: Steve Doyle, CPR Cell Phone Repair
Award sponsored by Willoughby & Hoefer, P.A.
Military Advocate of the Year: Judi Gatson, WIS-TV
Award sponsored by Elliott Davis
Ambassador of the Year: Bill and Tobin Cassels and family, founders of Southeastern Freight Lines
Award sponsored by Colonial Life