AT&T Sponsors the 39th Annual Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony
August 19 2008
AT& T announced today that it is the prime sponsor of the 39th Annual Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony set to be on Sunday, October 26, 2008 at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel.
"Every year, our dinner and induction ceremony has gotten bigger and better, and having AT&T as the prime sponsor this year keeps us moving in the same direction," said Roger Murrah, Chairman of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation. "We look forward to a wonderful evening to celebrate the work of some of our most talented songwriters."
AT&T actively supports unique and compelling events that benefit education, the arts, culture and local charities. AT&T funds programs that create learning opportunities and meet the needs of diverse communities across Tennessee and the country.
"Music and the music business are such a big part of what makes Nashville a special place in the World and we are proud to help honor some of the men and women who make the music we all love," said Gregg Morton, President of AT&T Tennessee. "On behalf of over 8000 AT&T Tennessee employees, it is my honor to announce our sponsorship of the 39th Annual Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony."
Pictured: (Left to Right) Gregg Morton, President of AT&T Tennessee, and Roger Murrah, Chairman Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation.
About the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Established in 1970, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame boasts 168 members, including songwriting luminaries such as Johnny Cash, Rodney Crowell, Bob Dylan, Don & Phil Everly, Flatt & Scruggs, Vince Gill, Harlan Howard, Roger Miller, Bill Monroe, Roy Orbison, Dolly Parton, Carl Perkins, Dottie Rambo, Jimmie Rodgers, Cindy Walker, Jimmy Webb, Hank Williams, Sr. and Hank Williams, Jr. It was announced in September 2007 that the future home of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame will be the historic building at 34 Music Square East, former home of the Quonset Hut, Columbia Studio A, Columbia and Epic Records and Sony Music Nashville. The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame will become the first organization honoring songwriters to emerge from a virtual entity to one with a physical location.
The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit foundation dedicated to honoring and preserving the songwriting legacy of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. The NaSHOF's principal purposes are to educate, archive and celebrate songwriting that is uniquely associated with the Nashville music community.
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