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Sumter Human Resource Management Association Wins Platinum!

    May 26, 2020

    Sumter Human Resource Management Association (SHRMA) Awarded

    For Elevating Human Resources, Improving Workplaces


    SUMTER, SC, May 26, 2020 — SHRM (the Society for Human Resource Management) recently awarded Sumter Human Resource Management Association (SHRMA) its prestigious EXCEL PLATINUM Award for the CHAPTER’s accomplishments in 2019.

    The EXCEL award aligns individual chapters’ and state councils’ activities with SHRM’s aspirations for the HR profession. The award recognizes major accomplishments, strategic activities, and tactical initiatives that elevate the profession of human resources.  

    The EXCEL Award can be earned at four levels: bronze, silver, gold and platinum. Each level has a prescribed set of requirements and accomplishments that must be met. Sumter Human Resource Management Association will receive recognition in SHRM publications and at conferences, a logo to display on its website, and information to share with its members about the significance of this award.

    This is the third year in a row Sumter Human Resource Management Association has earned the PLATINUM EXCEL award.  SHRMA achieved the PLATINUM EXCEL award by providing a membership initiative to offer alternative meeting locations, by providing knowledge and expertise for a case competition at East Carolina University, by fostering volunteer development through a veteran's intiative in placing American flags on over 6000 graves at Ford Jackson, by helping Feed the Starving Children in August 2019 at the Sumter County Civic Center, and donating a number of items to the women's shelter through the YWCA in December 2019. 

    For more information about Sumter Human Resource Management Association, visit

    Media: For more information, contact Gail Lemmon of Sumter Human Resource Management Association at 803.418.9732 and

    About SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management)

    SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. As the voice of all things work, workers and the workplace, SHRM is the foremost expert; convener and thought leader on issues impacting today’s evolving workplaces. With 300,000+ HR and business executive members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 115 million workers and families globally. Learn more at and on Twitter @SHRM.