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    February 07, 2018
    Bluffton Ball Winners
    The Third Annual Bluffton Ball Presented by Covert Aire was Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Pinckney Hall in Sun City. The Bluffton Ball honored local businesses and individuals who have contributed to the Greater Bluffton Community by presenting them with the Bluffton Business Awards. Thank you to our sponsors, Junkluggers of the Coastal Empire, Mike Reichenbach Chevrolet, Peacock Collision Center, Liberty Tax, Bluffton Today, Bluffton Breeze, Island Packet, Lowcountry Radio Group, Accurate Lithograph, Triad Design Group, WTOC, Iron Hook Photography, and Lowcountry Floral and Design.
     
    The finalists were selected because they have demonstrated business excellence and the highest standards of ethical conduct, integrity, and civics and social responsibility. We received over 400 community nominations and because of the high caliber of the nominated individuals and companies, the Bluffton Ball selection committee deliberated long hours and gave careful consideration to all the nominees. These businesses and individuals stood out as leaders who exemplify ethical standards and behaviors.
     
    The Chamber was thrilled to partner with the wonderful members of Programs for Exceptional People to make the Bluffton Business Awards. Programs for Exceptional People is a Non-Profit Organization whose mission is to promote independence, social interaction, and employment opportunities for Adults who live with intellectual disabilities. Each one of the awards were created in the PEP Ceramic Store in Bluffton and are as unique as the Members who made them.
     
    Congratulations to all of the Winners and Finalists.
    Lifetime Achievement Award
    Martin Sauls
     
    Young Professional of the Year
    Daniella Squicquero – The Hilton Head Life
     
    Entrepreneur of the Year
    Ian Duncan, The Grind Roasters
     
    Educator of the Year
    Sharon McMahon, River Ridge Academy
     
    Artist of the Year
                                                                                                                      Julie Jones
     
    Non-Profit of the Year
    Bluffton Self Help
     
    Community Person of the Year
    Daniel Messmer, AFA Academy of the Lowcountry
     
    First Responder of the Year
    Lee Levesque, Bluffton Township Fire District
     
    Small Business of the Year
    Advanced Integrated Controls
     
    Business of the Year
    Peacock Auto Mall
     
    Thank you to Lowcountry Floral and Design for their amazing Fire and Ice Decorations and Iron Hook Photography for being or official photographer.
    Pictures Following.
     
    For More Information please contact the Greater Bluffton Chamber (843)757-1010