BRENDA LEE AND JEANNIE SEELY RETURN TO HOST THE 2012 ANNUAL SOURCE AWARDS IN NASHVILLE THURSDAY, AUGUST 23
10th ANNUAL CELEBRATION
HONORING FOUNDING MEMBERS
2012 is a special year for Nashville's SOURCE AWARDS and its founding members. It marks the 10th anniversary of this key annual event, which honors women who've been a vital source in the success of Music Row and the Nashville entertainment industry.
This year’s honorees include the founding members of SOURCE: Shelia Shipley Biddy (Flying Island Entertainment, Decca, Hallmark Direction, Stringtown Records), Judy Harris (Judy Harris Music, ASCAP, April Blackwood Music/CBS Songs), Pat Rolfe (ASCAP, Chappell Music, Hill & Range Songs), and Kay Smith (founder of SOURCE Awards, Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum, Capitol Records, CBS Records, Sony Music Nashville). Other longtime supporting members of SOURCE being honored are: Judy Wray (CBS Records, Capitol-EMI America Records, EMI Music Publishing). Connie Bradley (ASCAP), and Karen Conrad (BMG Songs, AMR/New Haven Music, Blendingwell Music, Coral Reefer Music).
The celebration will be held at the new home of the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum at Municipal Auditorium in Nashville (417 4th Avenue North). Invitations to the awards dinner are being mailed this week to SOURCE colleagues and special guests. For more information, contact co-chair Tatum Hauck Allsep at firstname.lastname@example.org or 615-416-3814.
For sponsorship opportunities, contact: Shauna Collins email@example.com or 615-656-3934. Table Host opportunities (seating for 10, with program acknowledgement) are available for $1,000. Reservations are $75 per person.
L to R: Pat Rolfe, Judy Harris, Karen Conrad, Kay Smith, Judy Wray, and Connie Bradley; Shelia Shipley Biddy is not pictured. (Photo credit: Denise Fussell)
Founded in 1991, SOURCE is a nonprofit organization supporting women executives and professionals who work in all facets of the Nashville music industry. In 2002, the annual SOURCE Awards were established to pay respect to and honor the women who helped develop and build upon the foundation of the music industry in Nashville. SOURCE also pays tribute to women who presently make major contributions with their work in the industry.
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