MOAA Level of Excellence Awards

Grand Strand Chapter


RECENT GRAND STRAND CHAPTER

RECOGNITIONS AND AWARDS


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Aug 2021:  The Grand Strand Chapter of MOAA has been awarded the highest 5-Star Levels of Excellence recognition by national MOAA for the tenth year in a row.  The Levels of Excellence (LOE) Awards is one of MOAA’s most prestigious awards earned by state councils and chapters.  The award is a lookback on the 2020 calendar year programs, initiatives and successful experiences shared by council and chapter leaders.   Congratulations to all Grand Strand Chapter members, directors and officers for a job well done, even under pandemic conditions.


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June 2021:  Grand Strand Chapter of MOAA wins the 5-Star MOAA Harris Communications Award for sixth straight year in both the "Print" and "Digital" categories!!  We are the only Chapter in the state, and one of only a handful in the country, to win the top prize in both categories for this long!  Thank you to all Chapter members who assisted in providing inputs and organizing our communications efforts that contributed to this national recognition


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Community Foundation of the LowCountry awarded the Grand Strand Chapter of MOAA a $3,000 Opportunity Grant to purchase a Dual Wheelchair Bicycle for the Victory Veterans Home in Walterboro, SC.  This project is being done in partnership with the Hilton Head Chapter of MOAA and will allow wheelchair bound veterans the ability to go on bicycle rides with Veterans Home staff.


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MOAA National honored the Grand Strand Chapter with a $5,000 grant in 2019 to support an annual Stand Down for homeless and needy veterans, as well as provide for the health and wellness of the veteran community along Coastal South Carolina.  MOAA awarded this grant again in 2020 for another Stand Down and doubled it to support veterans negatively impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.  Homes for Heroes (H4H) also provided the Chapter with a $5,000 grant in 2019 to help needy veterans and their families with housing and other critical life needs.  H4H provided this grant again in 2020 to help veterans impacted by the pandemic.


RECENT CHAPTER RECOGNITION


Low Country Veterans Group Recognizes Grand Strand MOAA Contributions