The T.J. Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research will honor community leaders at their 8th Annual Nashville Honors Gala taking place at Nashville’s Omni Hotel on Monday, Feb. 29, 2016.
The honorees this year include:
Aubrey Harwell – Spirit of Nashville Award
Brian Philips – Frances Preston Outstanding Music Industry Achievement Award
Dr. Jennifer Pietenpol – Medical Research Advancement Award
Kenny Rogers – Tony Martell Lifetime Entertainment Achievement Award
FedEx Corporation – Outstanding Global Citizenship Award with
Frederick W. Smith accepting on behalf of more than 350,000 team members around the world.
The 8th Annual Nashville Honors Gala is co-chaired by T.J. Martell Foundation board members, Dave Berryman, President of Gibson Guitar Corp. and Leslie Fram, CMT’s Senior Vice-President of Music Strategy. The evening is produced by Martin Fisher and Edie Hoback of High Five Entertainment and has raised over 3.5 million dollars since its inception in 2009.