The 22nd Annual Nashville Dinner of MS Champions (DOC)
Honoree: Mayor Kim McMillan
Dinner Date: Thursday, September 20, 2012
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.: Reception, Dinner & Dancing
Where: OZ - 6172 Cockrill Bend Circle, Nashville, TN 37209
Purpose: To honor Mayor McMillan for her strong community presence and commitment to help find a cause and cure for multiple sclerosis. Proceeds from the dinner are used to provide client services in Tennessee and parts of Georgia, Arkansas and Mississippi (105 counties) and to continue research conducted on the national level to find the cause and cure of MS.
Recognition: The honoree, Mayor McMillan will receive the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s highest recognition award: The Hope Award.
Hope Award: The Hope Award is the Mid South Chapter’s highest honor for outstanding civic and community service. The Dinner of MS Champions Honoree is a person who goes above and beyond by supporting the mission of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The Honoree is a community or corporate “hero” to be honored for their extraordinary business leadership, outstanding civic and community service and long-standing commitment to humanitarian endeavors.
Bio: Kim McMillan was sworn in as the Mayor of Clarksville, Tennessee in January of 2011 and became the first woman to serve as Mayor of any Tennessee city with a population over 100,000. Prior to being elected as Mayor, Kim served in the Tennessee House of Representatives for 12 years and was elected by her colleagues to the position of House Majority Leader, becoming the first female in Tennessee history to serve in this position in either chamber of the General Assembly. After making the difficult decision not to run for re-election in 2006, she served in the Bredesen Administration as Senior Policy Advisor to the Governor and was a member of the administration and faculty of Austin Peay State University.
Kim is a member of numerous organizations and serves on several boards including Leadership Middle Tennessee and Cumberland Bank & Trust, a community bank in Clarksville. Her earned her undergraduate and law degree from the University of Tennessee.
Dinner Chairs: Speaker Emeritus Jimmy Naifeh
Mayor Carolyn Bowers
Rep. Rob Briley
Col. Ted A. Crozier
Mayor Karl Dean & Anne Davis
Hon. Craig Fitzhugh & Pam Fitzhugh
Speaker Beth Harwell & Sam Harwell
Dana Moore & Jack Isenhour
Rep. Gary Odom & Rachel Odom
Rep. Joe Pitts & Cynthia Pitts
Fran & Bill Powers
Lori & Jim Shulman
Trish & Al Thomas
Cathy & Bob Thomas
Nancy & Wayne Wilkinson
Anna Durham Windrow
Become a Patron Table Host: Dinner of MS Champions Patron Table Host are the driving force behind the success of this event. You can purchase a table for 10 and host friends, family members or peers or invite 10 people to purchase tickets and sit at your table. By taking the lead as a Table Host you are helping to raise funds and promote awareness about MS.
Tickets for the 22nd Annual Nashville DOC are available online
Each table seats 10 guests.