The GNRC held its Annual Partnership Luncheon on September 20th, bringing together Middle Tennessee's mayors, elected and state leaders, and community partners to commemorate a year of outstanding accomplishments. This year's event featured former governors Bill Haslam and Phil Bredesen as keynote speakers and presentation of GNRC's Annual Awards, including its inaugural Pillar of the Region Legacy Award, which was presented to former mayors Karl Dean and Ernest Burgess.
The Annual Partnership Luncheon served as a platform to spotlight the impact of the agency’s programs and services in supporting communities across the region and the collaboration among its member governments. Former Tennessee Governors Bill Haslam and Phil Bredesen took center stage as the luncheon's keynote speakers. They engaged the audience in a thoughtful discussion on civility in today's political landscape and shared insights into their popular podcast, "He Might Be Right."
The highlight of the luncheon was the presentation of GNRC's Annual Awards, recognizing individuals and organizations who have made extraordinary contributions to the region over the past year. Follow the link to see this year's award recipients and photos from the event.