The Council on Aging (COA) of Middle Tennessee hosted their 26th Annual Sage Awards on Monday, Oct. 30. The luncheon and ceremony was held at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs.
This year’s Sage Awards honorees include Franklin resident Nancy Conway and Nashville residents Em Ghianni, Susan Huggins and Gwendolyn Vincent.
A lifelong resident, Nancy Conway has dedicated her life to the betterment of Williamson County through her 30-year career as the President/CEO of Williamson County Chamber of Commerce and is currently the Senior Vice-President of Community Relations for Williamson Inc. Conway volunteers for several non-profits including Columbia State, Franklin Charge, Battle of Franklin Trust, Natchez Trace Parkway Association, Franklin Tomorrow, Franklin Housing Commission, Discover Franklin, Williamson Medical Center Foundation, and Leadership Middle TN.
With Conway’s assistance, Discover Franklin will now be transitioning over to the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department where it will be renamed as Discover Williamson. More details are to be announced by Parks and Recreation in early 2018.
Here are highlights from the Council on Aging Sage Awards today.williamsonsource.com
Posted by Williamson Source on Monday, October 30, 2017
The Council on Aging believes that aging should be celebrated and embraced and that older adults have a lifetime of wisdom and experience to offer communities. The Sage Awards is one way that they hope to change the conversation about what it means to be part of the emerging – and vital – senior generation. The Sage Awards presented each year since 1991, are given to mature adults who have made outstanding contributions to Middle Tennessee through a lifelong commitment of working to improve the quality of life in their communities. Visit the Council on Aging website to learn more about their mission.