April 27, 2018, NASHVILLE, Tenn. — On April 27, United Way of Metropolitan Nashville thanked all of their corporate partners and presented awards at their annual awards event. The event recognizes leadership and commitment to making a better community by partnering with United Way of Metropolitan Nashville during the 2017 annual fundraising campaign.
Bridgestone Americas and Cummins Inc. received United Way of Metropolitan Nashville’s highest honor, the Iris Circle Award. It was established in 1997 and recognizes strategic support of United Way through volunteer leadership, use of best practices, and all-around campaign excellence, including an increase in dollars raised through the campaign.
United Way of Metropolitan Nashville presented 99 companies with awards in 9 categories. Recipients include: 3M, Abbvie, American Paper & Twine, AT&T/CWA, Avondale Partners, LLC, Bank of America, Bass, Berry & Sims, BB&T, Belmont University, BKD, Blevins, Inc, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Bohan Advertising, Brasfield & Gorrie, Bridgestone, CapStar Bank, Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation, CBIZ, CGS Administrators, Cigna, Comcast, Community Health Systems, CoreCivic, Costco, Crosslin, Cummins, Dell, Deloitte, Delta Dental, Dollar General, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Earl Swensson Associates, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, EY, Federal Reserve Bank, FedEx, Fifth Third Bank, First Tennessee, Freeman Webb, The General, Genesco Inc., GEODIS, Gresham, Smith and Partners, HCA Healthcare, IBM, Ingram Industries, Kraft CPAs, Kroger, LifePoint Health, Lipman Brothers, Lipscomb University, Macy’s, Marathon Petroleum, Messer Construction, Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, Mid-South Wire, Nashville Business Journal, Nashville Electric Service, Nashville Wire, Nationwide Insurance, NewsChannel 5, Nissan, Northwestern Mutual, Piedmont Natural Gas, Pinnacle Financial Partners, Publix, PwC, Raymond James, Regions Bank, Renasant Bank, Rogers Group, Inc, Ross Bryan & Associates, Ryman Hospitality Properties, Saint Thomas Health Services, Sherrard, Roe, Voight & Harbison, State Auto Mutual Insurance Company, State of Tennessee, The Southwestern Company, SunTrust, Synovus Bank, Target, the Tennessee Titans, The Tennessean, TN Department of Human Services, Transcor, Triumph Aerostructures, Truxton Trust, United Methodist Communications, United Methodist Publishing, UPS, U.S. Bank, Waller, Wells Fargo, Willis Towers Watson, Wood and XMi.
“Thank you to all of our partners for your commitment to United Way last year,” said United Way of Metropolitan Nashville President & CEO Brian Hassett. “Your support made 2017 an exceptional year and allows us to continue to fight for the health, education and financial stability for every person in our community.”
For additional information about the work of United Way of Metropolitan Nashville, please visit: https://www.unitedwaynashville.org/
About United Way of Metropolitan Nashville
United Way of Metropolitan Nashville fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community. We are making a better Nashville by partnering to create strategic, scalable solutions that move people from dependence to independence. LIVE UNITED. For more information, visit unitedwaynashville.org and follow us on social media @UWNashville.