Send nominations now for Woman of the Year

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United Way of the Lowcountry’s Women United is currently accepting nominations for the 2018 Woman of the Year.    

The requirements for nomination include the following:

  • Nominee must be female.
  • Nominee must be a resident of Beaufort or Jasper County.
  • Nominee must have made a powerful impact on the local community through their volunteer efforts and served as a role model for inspiration and achievement of other women.

Nomination forms can be downloaded on the United Way of the Lowcountry website at  Completed forms should be emailed to or mailed to United Way of the Lowcountry, Attn: Jaime Dailey-Vergara, P.O. Box 202, Beaufort, SC, 29901. 

Nominations should be submitted no later than Friday, February 16 by 5 p.m.

Please direct all questions to Jaime Dailey-Vergara, Director of Marketing & Communications, at or 843-982-3040. 

The Women United Steering Committee will review the nominations and announce the winner at the Power of the Purse presented by Beaufort Memorial on March 1, which is being held at the Dataw Island Clubhouse, beginning at 6 p.m. 

Proceeds from the Power of the Purse support education initiatives benefiting children and families throughout Beaufort and Jasper counties. 

Tickets for the Power of the Purse presented by Beaufort Memorial are available for purchase at

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