Social 6-15-2017

Lipman Visiting Artist Series Reception

The 11th Visiting Artist Series was held at The Lipman Group Sotheby’s International Realty in Green Hills.
Coordinated by Marketing Director Stephanie Kelley, the lovely evening included DJ Remedy, delicious finger food prepared by Food & Company, beautiful jewelry on display by Glen & Effie and work by artist Julian B. Baker.
Baker is one of The Lipman Group’s affiliate brokers.
A percentage of art sales benefited the Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT) Association, which seeks a cure for a group of inherited disorders that affect the peripheral nerves, which are the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord.
There are 90 kinds of CMT and each is caused by a different kind of mutation, and more causes are being discovered every year.
For more information about CMT, visit www.cmtausa.org.

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Nashville Children’s Theatre’s Grand Day

photos by • Ryan Tolbert

Nashville Children’s Theatre held its annual Grand Day, which included lots of activities and food that was all enjoyed by entire families.
The patron luncheon was held in the Scot Copeland Rehearsal Hall and was prepared by Take Away Catering.
Adults had green garden salads, herb roasted chicken, smashed potatoes, and roasted vegetables. Kid friendly food was peanut butter and jam, cherry tomatoes, and moon and star cookies with milk.
Music was by Ryan Harris Brown and Stacie Riggs Brown, and dragon eggs were up for bid.
A performance of Goodnight Moon preceded the Grand Day Carnival. Among the myriad activities and vendors were popcorn from Always There Events, coffee from Bongo Java, DJ Louie Lee, sliders and mac and cheese from Edley’s Bar-B-Que, jugglers from Entertainment That Gives Back, Good-for-You Fruit, Hang the Moon, Loving Touch Petting Zoo, balloon twisting by Magic Wayne, Pied Piper Creamery ice cream, Mitten Craft, Mr. Bond, Science Guy, and much more.

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5th Annual Powerhouse Event

Jurrell Casey, Tennessee Titans defensive lineman, received the 2017 Powerhouse Award by victim advocacy organization, You Have the Power (YHTP), at the group’s Powerhouse Luncheon at the City Winery.
The award is presented for personal efforts to empower youth in the community. Casey and his wife, Ryann Casey,  founded the Casey Fund to create programming to positively impact youth.
George Plaster hosted the event and speakers were YHTP Founder Andrea Conte, Reverend Ed Steiner, YHTP Director Cathy Gurley, and YHTP President Judy Bayer.
Guests included Steve Anderson, Glenn Funk, Shelia Calloway, Brenda Wynn, John Drake, Phillip Smith, Joe Binkley, Deb Faulkner, Marietta Shipley, David Briley, Angelita Dalton, Steve Underwood, Charles Traughber, and Torry Johnson.

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Studio Tenn Luncheon

Charlotte Goldston knows how to gather together an illustrious group of volunteers to help her and Co-chair Trish Munro with the huge auction for Studio Tenn’s fundraiser, One Night Only.
A luncheon and meeting for committee members was held at Richland Country Club, where everyone enjoyed a delicious meal of chicken crepes, asparagus, rice, and raspberry Charlotte chocolate cake.
Studio Tenn’s mission is to create compelling musicals, plays, concerts and experiences through artful storytelling and innovative design, and to cultivate a meaningful understanding and appreciation of the artistic process in performers and audiences of all ages through education and engagement.
Studio Tenn was founded in 2009 by nationally recognized director and designer Matt Logan, Emmy Award-winning producer Philip Hall and Broadway and film actress Marguerite Lowell Hall. Studio Tenn has quickly become well-known for superior performances.
The fundraiser will be held Friday, October 20 at The Factory in Franklin.

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