Houses of Hope
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville held its annual signature event, Houses of Hope, recently at the Music City Center with more than 500 joining the lunch program in support of affordable homeownership. The enthusiastic crowd donated more than $180,000 to support the work of Habitat for Humanity in the community. Karen Springer, president and CEO of Saint Thomas Health and Habitat Board Chair welcomed guests for the program. The Belmont Jazz Quartet greeted attendees and guests were treated to an original composition written for the special event by a Habitat homeowner family member, Johnny Reynolds Jr., who grew up in a Habitat home and graduated from Berklee School of Music in Boston.
Event co-chairs were Sam McAllester, vice chairman and member Bone McAllester Norton PLLC and Habitat Advisory Board member, and Overton Colton, chief administrative and risk officer, Truxton Trust and Habitat Executive Committee member.