The first annual Fashioned In His Image Community Outreach Luncheon was held on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 11am at Christ Church, 15354 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville, TN 37211.
The event recognized those who share their experience, compassion, and gifts to enrich their communities. The awards honor Fannie B. Waters who touched and changed the lives of thousands of people of all ages in her lifetime. She was a pastor’s wife, a counselor, leader, confidant, and friend.
These awards recognized women who have provided significant service to their community through volunteerism and serve as role models. According to the events program, “Awardees exhibit the courage to overcome obstacles, the tenacity to make a difference and see lasting change, and show genuine love for others.”
Awardees recognized were:
Dr. Jennifer Adebanjo- Leading Lady Award
Allyson Young-Proverbs 31- Woman of Excellence
Lisa Booker-Proverbs 31- Woman of excellence
Mayor Megan Barry- Advocate for Social Justice
Ruby Baker-Advocate for Social Justice
Charis Quarles- Emerging Leader Award
Beth Smith- Emerging Leader Award
Nancy Alcorn- Servant Leadership Award
Jennifer Ranson- Servant Leadership Award
Connie Denell-Community Engagement Award
Rosetta Perry- Community Engagement Award
Anna Walker- Community Engagement Award
Pastor Debbie Lowe- Visionary Leadership Award
Rev. Sondrea Tolbert, J.D.- Visionary Leadership Award
Pastor Jillian Chambers- Global Outreach Award
Pastor Candy Christmas- Samaritan Award
Pastor Joan Evrist- Humanitarian Award
The event was hosted by 760AM Radio Personality, Lady Shaunte. Attendees enjoyed a meal and cupcakes sponsored by Christ Church.
For more information about Fashioned in His Image visit their website at fihi.net.