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Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum Hosts Inaugural Event


Plans are being finalized for the Inaugural MTSA Mission & Awards Dinner to be held Thursday, May 8, 2014 at Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum.  “This evening of dining, recognition, and celebration is a tradition we hope to continue year after year,” said Jim Closser, Vice President for Advancement & Alumni. “The committee is tiresly working and planning to make this a remarkable evening for each attendee and honored award recipient.”

The event will build community involvement, support, and awareness for MTSA while celebrating its Heritage and Mission by honoring and recognizing alumni, individuals, community partners, and others for their dedication, engagement, and support of MTSA.  Harry Chapman, former WFTV-TV NewsChannel5 Entertainment Reporter and current Director of Special Projects and Major Gifts at Belmont University will be the Master of Ceremonies.

Closser says that five specific awards will be presented as nominated by MTSA alumnae  and community friends including:  Mary Elizabeth “Ikey” DeVasher Alumni Distinguished Service Award; Nevin Downs, MD Leadership Award; Clinical Excellence Award; Philanthropy Award; and Mission & Heritage Award.

The evening will include a reception, dinner, and private Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum access for all guests.  The event is open to all including alumni, faculty, students, physicians, medical groups, corporations, and individuals.  There are several sponsorships available, in additions to table sponsors, and individual tickets.


For more information contact the Advancement & Alumni Office at (615) 732-7674.



Inaugural MTSA Mission & Awards Dinner


  • Where:                        Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum
  • Location:                     Event Hall
  • Reception:                   6pm
  • Seating for Dinner:      7pm
  • Dress:                          Black tie optional
  • Tickets:                       $100/ea
  • Tables (10 guests):   $1,000
  • Phone:                         (615) 732-7674
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Sponsorships Available  |  RSVP Required  |  Museum Tours




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