Ocean Conservancy

2017 Certificate of Appreciation

Kimberly C. Paul was presented a 2017 Certificate of Appreciation from Ocean Conservancy on July 14, 2017 to recognize her support and commitment to protecting the health of our ocean. Ocean Conservancy is an organization working to protect the ocean from today’s greatest global challenges.

Greater Wilmington Business Journal

MADE Award – Functional Products

Death by Design is an educational service that encourages people to talk about Advance Care Planning and teaches individuals and their families how to create a personal blueprint for the inevitable journey that reflects the beauty of life and the positive destination all hope to reach at end of life.
Death By Design’s services include inspirational podcasts, educational blogs, speaking engagements, professional writings, TEDxAirlie Talks, upcoming documentaries and the release of “Death by Design,” a book outlining how to design the blueprint that leads one to a positive destination at the end of life. All services are created and written by founder Kimberly C. Paul.
With the help of leading local and national experts in the healthcare industry, along with everyday people sharing their personal experiences about love, loss, grief and their preparation for end of life, Death by Design is radically changing the way people face the end of their lives. Death by Design is an empowering, innovative and uplifting invitation to design one’s death to reflect their personal values, likes, personality, and final requests.

Honoree – Ladies and Gentlemen of the Cape Fear

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Some of the Cape Fear’s movers and shakers were honored Friday for what they do for the community.

WWAY’s Daniel Seamans emceed the event, which took place at the Hilton Riverside in Wilmington.
The honorees’ stories were shared to help inspire others in the community. They also had their portraits painted by Kenny Barnes, which were unveiled at Friday’s event.
The 2017 honorees for Ladies and Gentlemen of the Cape are Dr. Damian Brezinski, Holly Grange, Bridgett Rowley, Dana Fisher, Brandon Hickman, Stephanie Willis, Evelyn Bryant, Janna Robertson, Kimberly C. Paul, and LeeAnne Quatterruci.



2015 YWCA Woman of Achievement Award – Communications

Telly Bronze Award – “Begin The Conversation”

North Carolina Statewide TV Commercial




CHPRMS – Gold Wallie Award

“You Matter”

  • TV Commercial
  • Radio Commercial

Telly Bronze Award- “You Matter”

  • Local TV Campaign
  • Local TV & Cable


PR Daily’s Nonprofit PR Awards – Honorable Mentions

Begin The Conversation
Best Branding / Re-branding
Best Social Responsibility Campaign/Initiative


CHPRMS – Silver Wallie Award

Mixed Media Campaign
Begin The Conversation


Gold Addy

Best Local Television Campaign
The American Advertising Federation of the Coastal Carolinas


1st Place Video Production

Celebrating our Volunteers – Video
National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization