Tribute to Women

Mark your calendars for September 14, 2017! 

A pre-reception is from 5:30-6:30 at the First Tennessee Plaza on Gay Street. Free parking will be available at the First Tennessee Parking Garage. The pre-reception will have heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks.

The Awards Ceremony will take place at the Bijou Theatre from 7:00-8:00.

Tickets are $85 dollars each and include one complimentary drink ticket.

Purchase Tickets: Click HERE

We are seeking sponsors for Tribute to Women. Click HERE for the Sponsorship Form.

With questions contact Nora Robinson at or by calling 865-523-6126.

For your reference, click HERE for a list of past Tribute to Women Honorees.

2017 Finalists: 

Lifetime Achievement Award
Dorothy Stair

Spirit Award
Michelle Henry

Arts & Education
Maria Cornelius
Dr. Natalie Rice
Karen Weekly
Cindy White

Business & Professional Leadership
Kim Bumpas
Leslye Hartsell
Lisa Rottmann
Alexa Sponcia

Community Service & Government
General Charme Allen
Chief Jeanette Harris
Dr. Alice Mercer
Captain Eve Thomas

Health & Human Services
Dr. Smita Borole
Janice McKinley
Dr. Mary Haven Merkle
Susan Unbehaun

Technology, Research & Innovation
Dr. N. Dianne Ezell
Dr. Nidia Gallego
Dr. Amila Orucevic
Clarice Phelps

Community Partner Award
St. John’s Cathedral

Thank you to our Sponsors!!

















Sherri Parker Lee

Knox County Sheriff’s Office














































Julia Bentley

Baker Donelson

UT College of Law

UT Medical Department of Pathology

Hard Knox Pizzeria

District Attorney 6th District

Mitchell Emery & Hill, P.C.



























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