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PearlPoint Cancer Support Hosts Cocktail Reception for 2013 Women's Initiative Members

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PearlPoint Cancer Support Hosts Cocktail Reception to Celebrate Members of the 2013 Women’s Initiative
By Jordan Pitts  
On September 19th, Denice Johnson, a longtime volunteer and former Women’s Event Chair, and her husband Milton Johnson, President and Chief Financial Officer of Nashville, Tennessee-based HCA, opened their exquisite home in Belle Meade to celebrate the 2013 members of the PearlPoint Cancer Support Women’s Initiative.
PearlPoint Cancer Support is an organization devoted to providing personalized guidance and compassionate support to any adult impacted by cancer. From the moment of diagnosis, PearlPoint creates a meaningful relationship with patients and works with them to better navigate their cancer journey. In addition, all of their wonderful services, from clinical trial information to nutrition consultations, are free of charge, regardless of location or treatment facility.
In order to further their sincere contributions to the health community, PearlPoint has la…
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Celebrity Barn Dance & Benefit Concert a Success for MusiCaresBy Jordan Pitts
The largest barn in the south was immaculately decorated: crystal chandeliers dangling from the ceiling, fresh sunflower centerpieces adorning the tables, and whiskey barrel cocktail tables continued the rustic theme. Patrons were dressed in their cowboy best with their boots and bling. The entertainers belted out all of country music’s greatest hits that carried the dancing well into the night.

This scene was none other than the Celebrity Barn Dance & Benefit Concert, which host a headline talent Rodney Crowell dubbed “a sold-out success.” The Jaeckle Centre, an upscale equine performance and therapy center, provided the backdrop and ambiance; while award winning musicians Rodney Crowell, Vince Gill, and Elizabeth Cook provided the entertainment.  All parties came together to create a magical evening to support the work of MusiCares®, an organization that provides assistance to musicians during troubl…