TJC MOTHER’S DAY LUNCHEON:

CELEBRATING MOTHERS AND THEIR CHAMPIONS

MAY 8, 2019 | MUSIC CITY CENTER
DAVIDSON HALL | LEVEL 1M
11:30AM | REGISTRATION 11AM

NOT ALL HEROES WEAR CAPES

Nashville, Tenn. – On May 8, The Tennessee Justice Center honored five of its supporters during its annual Mother’s Day Hall of Fame Luncheon in Nashville. More than 350 people were in attendance at the Nashville Music City Center event. Those honored for their strength and determination in support of vulnerable Tennessee families included David Manning, Manny Martins, Pamela Cardoso, the Rev. Henry Blaze III and Nancy Anness. The luncheon was emceed by former Nashville mayor, Bill Purcell. Since 2015, TJC has honored longtime supporters and community advocates with the Hall of Fame award.

Also recognized were TJC’s 2019 Mothers and Caregivers of the Year. Standing with families in times of crisis, the Tennessee Justice Center has time and again witnessed the extraordinary power of parents’ love. “We are inspired by moms and dads who persistently advocate not only for their own children but for all children — especially those with special needs,” a TJC release noted.

MOTHER’S DAY 2019 RECAP

OUR HONOREES

Nancy Anness

Rev. Henry Blaze

Pamela Cardoso

David Manning

Manny Martins

THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS

HONORARY CHAIRS 

Ken and Lynn Melkus
Lauren Melkus

Ashley and Susan Wiltshire
Carrie and Ryan McCutcheon
Matt Wiltshire and Crissy Wieck

Bill and Patty Farmer
Jonathan and Anne-Marie Farmer

HOST COMMITTEE

Vic and Linda Alexander
Dr. Buzz Sienknecht and Sharon Bandy
Marvin Berry, Jr.
Iris Buhl
David and Rebecca McKelvey Castañeda
Kay Caudle
Mary Crossman
Kathryn Beasley and Chris Farrell
Kathryn Barnett and Will Cheek, III
Lauren Collett
Kevin and Katie Crumbo
John and Natasha Deane Foundation
John and Joy Day
Mary Flipse and Todd Dirksen
Mary Falls
Deborah and John Farringer
Tammy Hawes

Mike and Virginia Gardner
Frank and Amy Garrison
Jeff and Allyn Gibson
Nate and Lillian Gilmer
Nancy MacLean
John and Mary Green
Al Cocke and Juliet Griffin
Joe and Desa Haase
Alex MacKay and Eric Lease
Monica Mackie
Gino and Jeanne Marchetti
Dr. Conn and Betty McConnell
Drs. Bob and Bonnie Miller
Mika Moser
Gina Nykerk
Linda and Michel O’Neal
Russell Overby and Sara Smith
Mark and Melissa Thompson

SPONSORS

LEAN ON ME WARRIOR 

Bank Director
Experian Health
Bass Berry and Sims

Ms. Sharon Bandy and

Dr. Buzz Sienknecht

Mr. Steve and

Ms. Jeanne Thomas

LIGHT SHINER 

Waller

MOM’S MEGAPHONE 

Vanderbilt University

RIGHTEOUS PARTNER