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Joe & Honey Rodgers Celebration

  • Lipscomb University, Allen Arena One University Park Drive Nashville, TN 37204 USA (map)

Impacting Our City with Vision


The Tenth Annual Joe and Honey Rodgers Christian Civic Leadership Celebration honors the outstanding achievement of men and women in the greater Nashville area.

The 2018 Celebration is honoring Christian Civic Leaders Dr. Richard Allen Lewis, and Sandy Bledsoe for their impact to within our state, and recognizing Dr. Charles McGowan with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his service to greater Nashville area.

A reception will begin at 6pm, with the dinner and main program at 6:30pm.

The Legacy of the Rodgers Award

The Rodgers Award honors leadership across a broad cross-sector of civic service, elevated by characteristics of the Christian faith, investing in people, stimulating development and promoting integrity in many areas of life. These are all qualities of the individuals who have received the Rodgers Award.

Recipients are chosen by a blue ribbon selection committee made up of a diverse group of civic, faith and business leaders. Key characteristics of excellence, investing in people, stimulating the marketplace and promoting unity in the city are all qualities of the individuals who have been honored. Former honorees are: Howard Gentry, Amy Grant, Don Finto, Stuart McWhorter, Lee Barfield, Beth Harwell, Sam Bartholomew, Lee Beaman, Marty Dickens, and Miles Ezell, Jr. 

Joe and Honey Rodgers were devoted to serving a wide range of interests in Nashville through their faith, in business, and by representing our country as Ambassadors to France.

The 2018 Christian Civic Leadership Celebration Dinner is sponsored by partners of Operation Andrew, and will be held on November 5, at the Lipscomb University, Allen Arena.

All proceeds to benefit The Operation Andrew Group. Donations are tax deductible.



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