SAVANNAH, Ga. - GeorgiaChron -- (SAVANNAH, Ga.) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society ( on Thursday honored five workers with a special needs for exemplary performance as the Night of Champions ( returned to an in-person event after a two-year hiatus. Also recognized with the LDSS President's Award was a woman who has made it her life's work to assist special needs individuals and their families.

The 2022 Champions are:

Nathan Chamblee, who works at Grainger Honda (, who was praised in the program as "the epitome of a selfless hard worker."

Alberto Saenz, a Goodwill of Southeast Georgia ( employee who was praised for the pride he takes in his work and his mentoring of colleagues.

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James Collins, an employee of Bashlor's Automotive Service Center ( in Springfield, who loves getting his hands dirty as he "joyfully" works hard on cars.

James Ray, who works at Los Bravos restaurant (, where he is described as "radiating motivation."

Mollie Robinson, who works at West Chatham YMCA ( where she teaches and helps with the children at the daycare center. "Never missing a day at work, she holds her job as a high priority," the audience was told.

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Lynnette Bragg received the President's Award for her work with B&B Care Services (, which she founded in 1995 to help differently abled individuals and their families achieve a higher quality of life and be able to learn, work and play in the community they choose.She is a registered nurse and a certified case manager in addition to being CEO and owner of B&B Care Services.
Lynnette Bragg – B&B Care Services

Thursday's event was the 13th time the community has gathered to recognize a Night of Champions. The 2022 version of the event was held at the Savannah Convention Center.

The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) supports people with Down syndrome and their families through local leadership, support, outreach, education and advocacy. Meetings are held every fourth Tuesday of the month, typically with a guest speaker and social time for families to meet and interact. LDSS encourages the whole family to attend; children of all ages are welcome. LDSS is an affiliate of the National Down Syndrome Society. For more information about LDSS, visit

Joe Marchese
Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society

Marjorie Young

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