2018 Dinah E. Gore

On October 24, 2018, Sunset Vision hosted its 3rd Annual Sunset Visionary Celebration honoring Dinah E. Gore and her lifetime of philanthropy and community-mindedness, as well as her legacy as a prominent part of the family that put Sunset Beach on the map. 






2017 Carmel Zetts

On October 19, 2017, Sunset Vision hosted its 2nd Annual Sunset Visionary Celebration honoring the achievements of wildlife conservationist and Sea Turtle Watch Program coordinator, Carmel Zetts for the tremendous impact she’s made on the Sunset Beach and surrounding communities.






2016 Frank Nesmith

On October 26, 2016, Sunset Vision honored Frank Nesmith at its first recognition celebration. Frank was chosen for his for notable contribution of self. He fought a ten year battle to save Bird Island from development, and thanks to him and many others, Bird Island is now preserved as part of the North Carolina Coastal Reserve. For over 34 years Mr. Nesmith has also tended the Kindred Spirit mail box. 

Sunset Beach Visionary Honorees


A Sunset Beach Visionary is an individual in the community that contributes his or her time through volunteerism, personal and professional skills, and above all, a vision to make to Sunset Beach an ideal place in which to work, live, and play.

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