FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Pinnacle Financial Partners has been named presenting sponsor of the 46th annual Heritage Ball to take place at the Eastern Flank Battlefield Park on Saturday, Oct. 5.
“We are beyond thrilled to announce Pinnacle Financial Partners as the presenting sponsor for the 46th Annual Heritage Ball,” said Heritage Foundation CEO Bari Beasley. “Pinnacle has been a longtime sponsor of the Heritage Ball and they have generously decided to elevate their sponsorship this year by being our presenting sponsor.”
Pinnacle Financial Partners have been a supporter of the Heritage Foundation, specifically the Heritage Ball, since 2005.
“Pinnacle is committed to supporting the communities we serve,” said Vickie Manning, area manager for Pinnacle in Williamson County. “Each one is unique, and Franklin is very special in its consistent efforts to preserve its heritage. Pinnacle has four offices in Williamson County, and many of our associates call it home. That’s one of the reasons why we are so honored to play a significant role in helping the Heritage Foundation in their efforts to keep Franklin’s history alive.”
The Heritage Ball is the longest running black-tie affair in Williamson County. More than 800 guests will gather at Eastern Flank Battlefield Park on Saturday, Oct. 5 to support and celebrate the work of the Heritage Foundation and to raise funds for future preservation projects. The ball serves as the greatest single fundraising event for the foundation each year. In addition to a seated dinner and dancing, the ball features a cocktail hour and other fundraising opportunities. The chairs for the 46th Annual Heritage Ball are Senator Bill and Tracy Frist.
Heritage Foundation members will receive exclusive presale opportunities Aug. 1-7. Other invitees can begin reserving seats Aug. 8.
For more information about the Heritage Foundation and additional programs and preservation projects, visit www.williamsonheritage.org.
About the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN
Since 1967, the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN has been dedicated to protecting and preserving Williamson County’s architectural, geographic and cultural heritage and promoting the ongoing revitalization of downtown Franklin in the context of historic preservation. Notable projects include The Franklin Theatre, Roper’s Knob, parts of the Franklin battlefield and the Old, Old Jail. The Foundation brings county history to about 3,000 public, private and homeschooled children each year through the Heritage Classroom program and walking tours of downtown Franklin. Events and festivals produced by the Heritage Foundation such as Main Street Festival, the Heritage Ball, Pumpkinfest and Dickens of a Christmas bring hundreds of thousands of locals and visitors to downtown Franklin each year. The Heritage Foundation owns and operates the “home of first kisses,” The Franklin Theatre, the area’s nationally accredited Main Street Program through the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Downtown Franklin Association, and the organization’s newest division and current restoration and rehabilitation project, Franklin Grove Estate & Gardens. For more information about the Heritage Foundation, visit https://williamsonheritage.org.
About Pinnacle Financial Partners
Pinnacle Financial Partners provides a full range of banking, investment, trust, mortgage and insurance products and services designed for businesses and their owners and individuals interested in a comprehensive relationship with their financial institution. The firm is the No. 1 bank in the Nashville-Murfreesboro-Franklin MSA, according to 2018 deposit data from the FDIC. Pinnacle earned a spot on FORTUNE’s 2019 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For® in the U.S., its third consecutive appearance. American Banker recognized Pinnacle as one of America’s Best Banks to Work For six years in a row. The firm is the second-largest bank holding company headquartered in Tennessee. It began operations in a single location in downtown Nashville, TN in October 2000 and has since grown to approximately $26.5 billion in assets as of June 30, 2019.