T.J. Martell Foundation Set For 2020 Gala

T.J. Martell Foundation is today (December 11) announcing the initial details behind its upcoming annual Nashville Honors Gala.

Set for February 24, 2020, at the Omni Hotel and co-chaired by entertainment executive, Steve Buchanan, and Sweet Talk Publicity President/Owner, Jensen Sussman, this year’s star-studded event will again shine a light on some of the most dedicated professionals making an impact across Nashville’s entertainment, medicine, and business landscape.

Honorees for this year include GRAMMY award-winning contemporary Christian artist Amy Grant; President of Morris Higham Management, Clint Higham; Associate Director for Clinical Research and Director of Phase I Research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Dr. Jordan Berlin; commercial real estate developer and CEO of Hall | Emery, Patrick Emery; and community builders Jim and Laurie Seabury. Jim is the Chairman and CEO of Enterprise Solutions while Laurie is a current and former Chairwoman/Board Member of multiple charitable organizations.

This year’s honorees will be celebrated for their professional accomplishments, community spirit, and philanthropy. The awards are as follows:

• Amy Grant – Tony Martell Outstanding Entertainment Achievement Award
• Clint Higham – Joel A. Katz Music Is Medicine Chairman’s Award
• Dr. Jordan Berlin – Medical Research Advancement Award
• Patrick Emery – Spirit of Nashville Award
• Jim and Laurie Seabury – Lifetime Humanitarian Award

Stay tuned for more details regarding gala performers and presenters, which are set to be announced in the coming weeks.

For additional information on the 2020 Nashville Honors Gala, visit tjmartell.org.

The T.J. Martell Foundation is the music industry’s leading foundation that funds innovative medical research focused on finding treatments and cures for cancer. The Foundation was founded in 1975 by music industry executive Tony Martell and his colleagues in loving memory of his son T.J., who died of leukemia. The Foundation has provided more than $280 million for research at flagship hospitals in the United States.

About Jerry Holthouse

Music editor for Nashville.com. Jerry Holthouse is a content writer, songwriter and a graphic designer. He owns and runs Holthouse Creative, a full service creative agency. He is an avid outdoorsman and a lover of everything music. You can contact him at JerryHolthouse@Nashville.com

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