Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg and Charleston Police Chief Greg Mullen are among the people who will be recognized during the 2017 Community Relations and Development Awards Ceremony at the College of Charleston’s North Campus.
The award ceremony — at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 5, 2017 — is hosted by the College of Charleston’s Institute for Community Development and the Community Enhancement Coalition. The awards honor individuals, groups and organizations that have made significant and constructive contributions to advancing community relations and the quality of community life in South Carolina.
Tecklenburg will be recognized for his work to compassionately and effectively assist homeless residents in the city, while Mullen will receive an award for his initiative to strengthen relationships between citizens and police.
The awards are part of the 2017 South Carolina Community Relations and Development Conference.
The conference includes a variety of panels, training workshops and a collaborative review and revision of the county level community relations and development system.