2018 Award Winners

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Below is a list of the 2018 Award Winners.  The 2019 Award Winners will be announced this summer.  For a full list of award winners from all prior years, please click here.

Community Award 

AT&T Pioneers Jacksonville Life Members Club


Nominated by:

PACE Center for Girls of Jacksonville



Outstanding Civic Organization

Riverside Rotary Club 


Nominated by:

Community Hospice & Palliative Care

Outstanding Corporation

Swisher International

Nominated by:

Jacksonville University

Outstanding Small Business

Steve Chapman's All-American Air

Nominated by:

Community Hospice & Palliative Care

Outstanding Foundation

Berg Family Charitable Foundation

Nominated by:

UNF, St. Vincent's Healthcare, and Jacksonville Symphony

Outstanding Fundraising/Development Professional

Kit Thomas

Nominated by:

The Arc Jacksonville and North Florida School of Special Education

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser

J.C. "Jay" Demetree, Jr.

Nominated by:

St. Vincent's Healthcare, Ronald McDonald House, and Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless

Next Generation

Harrison Snowden/Teens Take a Stand Club - Ponte Vedra High School

Nominated by:

Betty Griffin Center and Hubbard House



Outstanding Philanthropist

Meredith Chartrand Frisch

Nominated by:

The Discovery School