Betsy Schubring Crossley, Vicki Hearn Horne and Lelan Statom were honored as community volunteers at 30th annual Crown Affair benefiting FiftyForward

Betsy Schubring Crossley, Vicki Hearn Horne and Lelan Statom were honored as community volunteers at 30th annual Crown Affair benefiting FiftyForward

Cigna-HealthSpring was honored for corporate philanthropy

Event raises funds to support much needed programs for older adults in Middle Tennessee

Nashville, Tenn. — Community volunteers and Nashville leaders Betsy Schubring Crossley, Vicki Hearn Horne, Lelan Statom, and Cigna-HealthSpring were honored as FiftyForward marked its 30th annual Crown Affair on Thursday, April 25. The Crown Affair, the nonprofit’s signature fundraising event, raises funds to benefit the more than 20,000 individuals (older adults, families and children) impacted by FiftyForward each year in Middle Tennessee.

This year, The Crown Affair was chaired by Teresa Corlew and Laura Smith, both of whom are former FiftyForward Board members and active community volunteers. Held at the FiftyForward Patricia Hart Building (174 Rains Ave., Nashville 37203), the 30th annual Crown Affair featured a cocktail reception and silent auction at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and awards at 7:15 p.m.

Each of this year’s Crown Affair honorees is being recognized because they exemplify a giving spirit and are dedicated to serving others, not only through FiftyForward but also through other nonprofit organizations in the community.

(L-R) This year’s individual Crowning Achievement Award honorees were Lelan Statom, Betsy Schubring Crossley, and Vicki Hearn Horne.

(L-R) Dr. Beth Woodard, president of the FiftyForward Board of Directors and Sallie Hussey, executive director of FiftyForward, congratulate Kim Fleming, chief operating officer, Tennessee Market, Cigna-HealthSpring.

FiftyForward was thrilled to name Cigna-HealthSpring as its Corporate Crowning Achievement Award honoree.

 

(L-R) The current FiftyForward Martin Center Director Jodi Theobald was seen chatting with the former center director Joyce Keistler (center) and FiftyForward Board member Paige Thompson (R).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Betsy Schubring Crossley (center) celebrates with friends and family.

(L-R) Longtime supporters Betty and Dr. Winfield Dunn enjoyed the festivities.

(L-R) Dr. Jesse Wright, Dr. Meera Wright and Sondra and Doug Cruickshanks share a laugh during the reception.

(L-R) Longtime volunteers and supporters Dr. Manju Kandula and Dr. Ralf Habermann scope out the silent auction.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(L-R) Lelan Statom was joined by his fellow co-host of the Talk of the Town, Meryll Rose who attended in celebration of his award.

(L-R) Kim Harvey Looney, Carla Nelson, and Elizabeth Papel make some silent auction bids.

(L-R) Tyler and Shelby Graves and Andrea and Matt Shaw represented Nissan, one of the many sponsors who make the work of FiftyForward possible.

 

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