Mission & Awards Gala

Presented by Anesthesia Medical Group


Continuing the tradition from last year’s event, proceeds from the 4th annual Gala will benefit MTSA’s mission initiatives, including a Haiti trip planned for later this year.

When: Thursday, May 4, 2017
Where: The Westin Nashville, 807 Clark Place, Nashville, TN 37203
Reception: 6 p.m.
Dinner: 6:45 p.m.
Entertainment: Neil Thrasher & friends
Dress: Black tie optional
Ticket Price: $100 each
Table Price: $1,000 (10 guests)
Ticket Contact: (615) 732-7674

“With the success of our Haiti mission trip last year, we’re excited to be planning another effort that will have an even bigger impact,” said MTSA President Chris Hulin. “The positive feedback we received is a testament to the many people who donated to the initiative and made it a reality. We couldn’t have done it without their generosity and selflessness.”

The Gala also helps build community involvement, support and awareness for MTSA while honoring alumni, individuals, community partners, and others for their involvement with the School.

Five awards will be presented as nominated by MTSA alumni and community friends to the following awardees:

  • Mary Elizabeth “Ikey” DeVasher Alumni Distinguished Service Award: Dina Filomena Velocci, DNP, CRNA
  • Nevin Downs, MD Leadership Award: Kenneth Wayne Hutchinson, II, AD, CRNA
  • Clinical Excellence Award: Tammy Hooper Freehling, MSN, CRNA
  • Philanthropy Award: Harold Greene, RHU, CLTC
  • Mission & Heritage Award: Rod Schwindt, MS, CRNA

The evening will include a reception, dinner, award ceremony and entertainment featuring singer-songwriter Neil Thrasher and friends with an acoustic performance. The event is open to all including alumni, faculty, students, physicians, medical groups, corporations and individuals. There are several sponsorships available, in addition to table sponsors and individual tickets.

MTSA Mission & Awards Gala location:

The Westin Nashville
807 Clark Place
Nashville, TN 37203
Valet parking is available for $8

A block of rooms has been reserved for guests wishing to stay overnight.

Special pricing: $269 per night

Must reserve before April 20 by calling the hotel at (615) 248-2800. Mention the MTSA Gala.

For more information about the event in general, contact the MTSA Advancement & Alumni Office at (615) 732-7674.

Don’t miss the fun while supporting MTSA at our inaugural Sporting Clay Tournament the following day, on Friday, May 5. More info»

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