Award Information/Instructions

Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club

Angel Oak Award

Award: The Angel Oak Award was established by the Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club in 2011 and first awarded in 2012 to recognize a volunteer who has made an outstanding contribution to the people or quality of life of Wadmalaw Island, Johns Island, Kiawah Island, and/or Seabrook Island. The Exchange Club will make a $5000 donation to a local charitable organization of the recipient’s choice. In addition, the recipient will receive a remembrance and his/her name will be inscribed on the Angel Oak Permanent Trophy.

Eligibility Criteria:

*Only South Carolina residents performing volunteer services related to activities on Johns Island, Wadmalaw Island, Kiawah Island, and/or Seabrook Island are eligible.

*The nominee does not have to reside on one of the aforementioned islands but the service must specifically benefit the people or quality of life of the islands.

*The award is for a specific year but the effort leading to the award could be based on cumulative contributions over a number of years. Nominees must have been active within the past 12 months performing the services for which they are being nominated.

*A nominee must have served as a volunteer and received no compensation for services rendered.

Nomination Instructions:

*Nominations must be submitted using the Nomination Form but may include up to five (8 ½ x 11 inch) pages of pertinent supplemental material such as news articles, brochures, and letters of recommendations.

*Nominations become the property of the Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club and will not be returned.

*Completed nomination forms must be received by midnight on October 20, 2017. Nominations shall be submitted to the Angel Oak Committee, Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club, Box PMB-J, 130 Gardener’s Circle, Johns Island, SC 29455.

*The award recipient will be notified by December 15, 2017 and will be invited to attend an awards banquet on March 21, 2018.

*If you have questions, contact Alan Armstrong at 843-768-9252 or