The Conservancy Gala patron party was held at the home of Ellen Martin and Gerry Nadeau to raise money to help preserve, enhance and share the Parthenon and Centennial Park.

Kristen Winston Catering provided delicious hors d’oeuvres, which included: beef tenderloin canapés, parmesan mini sweet potato biscuits with country ham, poached salmon on wonton crackers, tomato, bacon and Swiss croustades, lemon shrimp on endive, and warm Gruyere gougeres.

Among the guests were: Heather and Scott Asbury, Sallie Bailey, David and Melanie Baker, Russell Bates, Ben Scott, Lee and Tonya Beaman, Betty and Marty Dickens, Elle Becker, Mark Bloom, Angela Bostelman, Kindy Hensler, Jean and Denny Bottorff, Sara and Richard Bovender, Russell Bates, Ben Scott, Bob Deal, Lisa and John Campbell, Phil Bredesen, Andrea Conte, Gail Danner, Jan and Joseph DeLozier, Josephine and John Darwin, Donna and Jeff Eskind, Jimmy Granbery, Sissy and Bill Wilson, Beth Fortune, Debbie Turner, Pam and Steve Taylor, Shirley and Stuart Speyer, Barbara and Rick Turner, Anne and Joe Russell, Robin and Robin Patton, Peggy and Randy Kinnard, and Martha Ingram.

Centennial Park Conservancy’s “Gala Grand Finale: The Sky’s the Limit” will take place on Saturday, November 5 at the Parthenon.

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