Pursuit of the Podium

Vote for Your Favorite Notable Charlestonian!

Four distinguished Charlestonians are competing for the opportunity to conduct the Charleston Symphony Orchestra
at the Sunset Serenade Concert – May 26, 2017 at 8:00pm at the US Custom House, East Bay Street, Charleston.
Help them get their inner maestro on! Votes are $5 each and benefit the Charleston Symphony Orchestra and Lowcountry musical scholarships.
Go to http://csolinc.org to cast your vote!

Kay Hyman
Director of Community Engagement for the Charleston Animal Society
Serves on neighborhood council and organizes community initiatives
Multi-time winner of the Charleston’s Best Do-Gooder and Best Community Activist
Has helped Charleston Animal Society become SC’s most honored charity for five years in a row

Tommy McQueeney
Native Charlestonian – owns and operates a local State Farm Insurance agency
Serves on St. Francis Board of Directors
President State of SC Athletic Hall of Fame
Recipient of the Order of the Palmetto, State of SC highest award bestowed on a citizen

Mary Alice Monroe
NY Times bestselling author
Featured on USA Today and SIBA book lists
Her novel, The Beach House, will be adapted into a Hallmark Channel Original Movie in 2017
Serves on the Board of the SC Aquarium in Charleston

Mary Whyte
American watercolor artist
Awarded the highest honor, the Gold Medal, from the Portrait Society
Her ground-breaking initiative, Working South, was featured on CBS Sunday Morning
Author of 5 nonfiction books published about her life, work and artist instruction

Contest sponsored by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra League

-Submitted by Lyn Magee

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