The 46th Annual Heritage Ball which serves as a fundraiser for Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, celebrated the “peoples of Tennessee” and their rich heritage and spirit at Eastern Flank Battlefield Park. Chaired by Senator Bill and Tracy Frist, the ball saw the vision of their theme “Discovery – discover our past, our present and our future” realized through event designer, Amos Gott.
It was a truly amazing evening that was highlighted with performances by the Fisk Jubilee Singers, Old Towne Brass drummers and the Red Road Native Dancers as well as the evening’s headlining entertainer Kix Brooks. Reba was in attendance and surprised everyone there when she joined Brooks on stage for a few songs. After a very generous donation, Reba serenaded Mark Humphreys.
The meal by G Catering started with brie and apple salad, the main course was a beef filet and chicken roulade, bacon-wrapped chicken roulade, wild rice with roasted grapes and pecans, salt-roasted heirloom carrots and roasted asparagus, followed by a chocolate tart dessert. The Tracy Frist Legacy Award was presented to award-winning filmmaker Dayton Duncan. Gordon and Shaun Inman made a substantial gift to the foundation towards building a conservatory at Franklin Grove Estate & Gardens, the former campus of O’More College of Design. The evening ended with happy guests on a packed dance floor dancing the night away to the sounds of the Craig Duncan Orchestra.
Milton is an award-winning fashion industry veteran. His resumé reflects many years of experience as a fashion editor, celebrity stylist and fashion show producer. He is also a proud Dog Dad to Spanky and Snow, as well as an uncle to 17 beloved nieces. Milton’s work has been featured on Vogue.it (Vogue Italia), Papercut Mag, Design Scene and many other top tier magazines. After years in New York City and the DC area, he returned to his native Nashville. Along with having conquered the fashion world, Milton is on the board of Nashville PRIDE and supports many non-profits such as the Belcourt Theater, Frist Arts Museum and the Nashville Opera.