Honors

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We believe that girls given the opportunity to play on a team become women with confidence to stand on their own.

HONOREES

Sammie Griffin, Kenisha Rhone, Paula Hood & Kenyatta Bynoe
Not pictured: Bart Brooks

HONOREES

Sammie Griffin, Kenisha Rhone, Paula Hood & Kenyatta Bynoe
Not pictured: Bart Brooks

The Evening

5:00 – 6:00 PM

COCKTAILS & MINGLING

Indulge in our signature cocktail while enjoying the natural acoustic sounds of our all-girls band. Plus, celebrate the launch of our new Young Professionals Network, the Play Like a Girl All Stars! VIP and YP ticket holders only.

6:00 – 7:00 PM

GALA ARRIVALS/SILENT AUCTION

Be among the biggest names in sports and entertainment to walk the Honors Gala carpet. And take a chance to win amazing one-of-a-kind experiences, luxury trips and unique products in the silent auction. Bidding ends at 7:15 PM.

7:00 – 9:00 PM

DINNER & CELEBRATION

Feast on a delicious, local meal while celebrating the amazing achievements of leading women and men in sports and the girls they inspire. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Please enter through the Conference Center. Dessert Reception to follow.

The Evening

5:00 – 6:00 PM

COCKTAILS & MINGLING

Indulge in our signature cocktail while enjoying the natural acoustic sounds of our all-girls band. Plus, celebrate the launch of our new Young Professionals Network, the Play Like a Girl All Stars! VIP and YP ticket holders only.

6:00 – 7:00 PM

GALA ARRIVALS/SILENT AUCTION

Be among the biggest names in sports and entertainment to walk the Honors Gala carpet. And take a chance to win amazing one-of-a-kind experiences, luxury trips and unique products in the silent auction. Bidding ends at 7:15 PM.

7:00 – 9:00 PM

DINNER & CELEBRATION

Feast on a delicious, local meal while celebrating the amazing achievements of leading women and men in sports and the girls they inspire. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Please enter through the Conference Center. Dessert Reception to follow. 

The Details

WHAT TO WEAR

The attire for the Honors Gala is BLACK TIE OPTIONAL so dress to impress! See photos on our blog for inspiration. Also, check out local vendors to get the look and receive a 10% discount when you mention the Play Like a Girl Honors Gala.

WHERE TO PARK

Complimentary parking is available onsite. Please park and enter through the Conference Center which is accessible from Carothers Parkway. Avoid entering through the hotel lobby if possible.

TELL YOUR FRIENDS

See our event on Facebook! Let others know you’re attending and stay up-to-date on all Honors gala happenings.

SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES

Are you interested in elevating your brand at the event? Please contact us for sponsorship opportunities and benefits.

Special Thanks to

HONORARY CHAIR

Trisha Yearwood

HOST COMMITTEE CHAIR

Kelly Ford

Host of Ty, Kelly & Chuck

HOST COMMITTEE CHAIR

Danielle Breezy

WKRN Chief Meteorologist

HOST

Cari Champion

ESPN

HONORARY CHAIR

Trisha Yearwood

HOST COMMITTEE CHAIR

Kelly Ford

Host of Ty, Kelly & Chuck

HOST COMMITTEE CHAIR

Danielle Breezy

WKRN Chief Meteorologist

HOST

Cari Champion

ESPN

Gala Committee


Dr. Leah Alexander-Otukpe
Allison Bailey
Carla Brookins
Deon Brown
Caylin Bursch
Dr. Kristina Carter

Sara Chain
Char Dennis
Katelin Ford
Lynne Garrison
Dr. McKenna Healy
Julie Herman

Janessa Lewis
Sheila O’Neil
Lindsey Paola
Tracy Saunier
Nada Taha
Kelsey Trainor, Esq

Kiarra Walden
Ashley West
LaPourche White
Destiny Whitmore
Kim Wilson
Olivia Woodbine

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700 Cool Spring Blvd. Franklin, TN

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