FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sharon Delia Stone
COLUMBIA, S.C. (December 9, 2022) — South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) has awarded Charleston Realtor® Patty Scarafile with its coveted C. Dan Joyner Community Service Award at the association’s Awards Gala & Installation of Officers event at Junction 800 in Columbia.
The award is given annually to members whose values represent the utmost in Realtor® professionalism, compassion, and volunteerism and is named in honor of the notable upstate Realtor® and philanthropist, the late C. Dan Joyner.
Patty Scarafile is a retired Realtor® from Carolina One Real Estate in North Charleston, but continues her passion to ensure housing for all through her non-profit, Bridge North Charleston, which she founded in 2021.
Bridge North Charleston’s mission is to help facilitate the holistic revitalization of the Hub Village and Accabee neighborhoods in North Charleston, South Carolina. The goal of Bridge North Charleston is to create a non-profit partnership among residents, community leaders, businesses, government, and existing organizations with a common goal of revitalizing a marginalized neighborhood into a safe, healthy, racially equitable, vibrant, stable community.
Bridge North Charleston works towards its goal by providing affordable housing opportunities including down payment assistance and favorable financing terms, as well as providing scholarships to Trident Technical College students.
Since the founding of Bridge North Charleston Scarafile has contributed countless hours of her time to ensure homeownership for all in North Charleston.
“Patty has rolled up her sleeves to make her community a better place for others. Her level of self sacrifice is truly admirable. I can’t think of anyone more deserving of the C. Dan Joyner Community Service Award,” said SCR President Cindy Creamer.
South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR), the largest professional trade association in the state, serves as the voice of real estate for more than 29,000 members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. REALTOR® is a registered trademark that identifies a professional in real estate who subscribes to a strict code of ethics as a member of SCR and the National Association of REALTORS®.