Hats Off to Bordeaux! celebrates the Bordeaux community

Last updated on January 17th, 2020 at 06:23 am

The hat fashion runway featured our models (left to right)--Attorney Barbara Moss, Derek Stogner, FiftyForward Associate Center Director, FiftyForward Bordeaux; Brenda Hunter, Margaret Dunlap, Jennifer Mobley, Carolyn Ermey, Rep. Brenda Gilmore; Councilman Lonell Matthews, FiftyForward Board members Don Greene and Charlie Cardwell.

The hat fashion runway featured our models (left to right)–Attorney Barbara Moss, Derek Stogner, FiftyForward Associate Center Director, FiftyForward Bordeaux; Brenda Hunter, Margaret Dunlap, Jennifer Mobley, Carolyn Ermey, Rep. Brenda Gilmore; Councilman Lonell Matthews, FiftyForward Board members Don Greene and Charlie Cardwell.

State Rep. Brenda Gilmore served as hostess for FiftyForward’s Fourth Annual Hats Off to Bordeaux! Hat Fashion Show and Luncheon on June 21 at the FiftyForward/ Patricia Hart Building, 174 Rains Avenue, Nashville. The event featured a Silent Auction, with a reception followed by a luncheon and hat fashion show. News Channel 5’s meteorologist and Talk of the Town co-host, Lelan Statom, served as guest emcee for the event.

This annual event celebrates the historic community of Bordeaux and brings together FiftyForward Bordeaux center members, community leaders and local business partners. This year the event featured exclusively the millinery creations of hatWRKS, a local Nashville millinery shop specializing in custom hat design and repair.

Local sponsors include Advance Financial Services, Zycron, Adex! Homesellers, Old Hickory Credit Union and Cigna HealthSpring.
All proceeds benefit FiftyForward Bordeaux in providing active aging programming for the Bordeaux community.

FiftyForward Bordeaux serves a diverse community of senior adults in Northwest Nashville, specializing in outreach to low-income, disabled and otherwise isolated seniors. More than 78% of FiftyForward Bordeaux members receive free or half-cost membership and FiftyForward provides free transportation to more than a dozen members.  Not only does the center provide activities and enrichment, but referrals and access to many beneficial services, including Metro Social Services. For more information: <fiftyforward.org>.