2018-09-14 / Business

Lourie to be honored by S.C. Appleseed

Contributed by The S.C. Appleseed Legal Justice Center

Joel Lourie Joel Lourie The S.C. Appleseed Legal Justice Center has selected Joel Lourie as its Advocate of the Year (AOY) and will award him the 2018 Rev. Sen. Clementa C. Pinckney Award for Justice at a reception to be held October 4 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at 300 Senate Street.

Visit www.scjustice.org/aoy or contact Brandon Fountain at bfountain@scjustice.org or 803-779-1113 x 109 for more information.

The 2018 AOY Host Committee members are The Honorable Karl Allen, Stuart and Arlene Andrews, Tod Augsburger, The Honorable Steve Benjamin, The Honorable Sean Bennett, The Honorable Beth Bernstein, Marti Bluestein, George & Mary Denis Cauthen, The Honorable Mike Fanning, Palmer and Jane Freeman, The Honorable Laurie Funderburk, Anton Gunn, Dick Harpootlian, The Honorable Brad Hutto, The Honorable Darrell Jackson, The Honorable I.S. Leevy Johnson, The Honorable Kevin Johnson, John and Patricia Kassel, The Honorable Marlon Kimpson, The Honorable Gerald Malloy, Councilman Jim Manning, The Honorable John Matthews Jr., The Honorable Margie Bright Matthews, The Honorable Thomas McElveen, The Honorable Floyd Nicholson, Terry Peace, Gloria Prevost, The Honorable Luke Rankin, The Honorable Glenn Reese, Terry Richardson, The Honorable Dick Riley, Councilman

Seth Rose, The Honorable Ronnie Sabb, The Honorable John Scott, Ed Sellers, The Honorable Nikki Setzler, The Honorable Vincent Sheheen, Inez and Samuel Tenenbaum, and The Honorable Kent Williams.

The 2018 AOY Early Sponsors include: Defenders BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, and John and Patricia Kassel; Advocates-Bluestein Attorneys, Palmetto Health, and Richard Harpootlian, LLC; Allies-Stuart and Arlene Andrews, Sue Berkowitz and Harry Palmer, George and Mary Denis Cauthen, The Electric Cooperatives of S.C., Lexington Medical Center, and Inez and Samuel Tenenbaum; and Friends-Cathy Cauthen, JoAnne Day, Palmer and Jane Freeman, Josh Gupta- Kagan, Joye Law Firm, Beth Ann Rocheleau, Linda Salane, Theodore & Associates, and Womble Bond Dickinson.

According to its website (http://www.scjustice.org/), S.C. Appleseed fights for low income South Carolinians to overcome social, economic, and legal injustice.

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