Society elects officers, board members
Beaufort County Historical Society held bi-annual elections at the 74th Annual Meeting at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club on Lady’s Island in May. The nominating committee presented the following slate and elected new officers: Mary Lou Brewton, President; Mae Mendoza, Vice President; Nancy Gilley, recording secretary; Linda Hoffman, corresponding secretary; Harry Chikades, treasurer. New members joining the board include Donna Alley, Penelope Holme Parker, Lillian Haist and Page Miller.
Outgoing President Pamela Ovens was presented with several gifts and a bouquet of flowers by President Emeritus, Iva Welton. Ovens is credited with bringing the society into the 21st Century with her expertise with graphic and web design. She will stay on the board as the newest President Emeritus.
For more information, contact Mary Lou Brewton-President at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.beaufortcountyhistoricalsociety.org.
AAUW gives out scholarship award
Allison Pirog, center, received the 2013 Mature Women Scholarship Award from Dr. Diana Steele, left, and Peggy Hubright, right, with the Beaufort Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Ms. Pirog attends USCB and is pursuing her Bachelors Degree in Nursing.