SOCIETY OF LEADERS IN DEVELOPMENT SHATTERS FUNDRAISING RECORD AT ANNUAL MUSIC ROW MADNESS EVENT
Industry Organization Celebrates Over $52,000 Raised for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee
row, left to right: SOLID board members Lindsey Hughes (Chair, Communications),
Nathan Pyle (VP), Bailey Lathem (Co-Chair, Community Outreach), Avery King
(Co-Chair, Communications), Collin Trudan (Chair, Community Outreach), Elise
Anderson (Secretary), Grayson Flatness (Co-Chair, Music Market), Pete Stormer
(Chair, University Outreach), Ammie Sorter (Co-Chair, University Outreach);
Front row, left to right: SOLID board members Max Weibrecht (Co-Chair, Social),
Rachel Glidden (Chair, Social), Amanda Remo (Treasurer), Erin Pettit (Chair,
Music Market) and Johnny Cloherty (President).
The Society of Leaders In Development (SOLID)
made history last night, raising over $52,000
for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle
Tennessee (BBBSMT) at their annual Music Row Madness event
held at Topgolf. The fundraiser broke records for both organizations: the
event, previously known as the annual Bowling for Kids' Sake bowling event,
pulled in more money then any single BBBSMT bowling event in history and became
SOLID's most successful fundraiser in its 20+ years.
"I am overwhelmed by the generosity of our community, and incredibly proud
of everyone who came together to make a huge difference for Big Brothers Big
Sisters of Middle Tennessee," said Collin Trudan, chair of SOLID's
Community Outreach committee.
"From the start of this year, it's been evident our board and membership
have a fire and resilience," said Johnny Cloherty, president of SOLID.
"Everyone involved - from board and membership, to our Friends of SOLID
and the folks that just stopped by to support - worked so hard to make this
happen for an organization that's been a long time partner and cause we all
care about. I'm thrilled and humbled by last night's event."
This is SOLID's eighth year hosting an event in support of BBBSMT - the
previous record amount raised was $33,000.
The Society of Leaders In Development (SOLID) is a music industry organization
comprised of developing music business professionals dedicated to improving the
future success of the music industry. Members of SOLID come from all areas of
the music business community, therefore contributing to the diversity,
productivity and integrity of the group. As a dynamic organization rooted
firmly in Nashville, SOLID's board of directors is continually adapting to meet
the changing need of their membership, working tirelessly to fulfill SOLID's
mission of helping others, teaching others and leading others. Online at solidnashville.org.