Patricia Hart Society's Spring Fundraiser

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Patricia Hart Society's Spring Fundraiser

Spring fundraiser for United Way of Greater Nashville.

By United Way of Greater Nashville

When and where

Date and time

Wednesday, April 26 · 5:30 - 7:30pm CDT

Location

The History & Culture Center of Williamson County, TN 108 Bridge Street Franklin, TN 37064

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event
Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

About this event

  • 2 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Join us for cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and a silent auction benefiting United Way of Greater Nashville's work to improve literacy in our community.

Our featured speaker will be Jennifer Osland Hillen, author and illustrator of Goodnight, Nashville.

About Jennifer Osland Hillen

Jennifer Hillen is a local author, artist and entrepreneur as well as a national nonprofit executive. In addition to running Harper Publishing, LLC, which delivers bestselling book Goodnight, Nashville to readers around the world, Jennifer serves as chief learning officer for the National Business Officers Association, which is dedicated to advancing business excellence in independent pre-K-12 day and boarding schools around the country. She serves on the American Society of Association Executives’ Professional Development Advisory Council and served on the teaching faculty for the Master of Education in Independent School Leadership program at Vanderbilt University’s Department of Leadership, Policy & Organizations at Peabody College.

A certified public accountant, Jennifer worked in assurance and advisory services for international “Big 4” public accounting firm Ernst & Young before joining Harpeth Hall School where she served as a business officer for nearly a decade. Jennifer has served on the boards of directors of several nonprofits, including her current role as treasurer of Renewal House. She recently served as president of the Junior League of Nashville, a 1,600-member organization of women volunteers, the 15th largest in the world. She is honored to be a member of Leadership Nashville and past honoree of the Nashville ATHENA Awards and 30 Under 30. Past board or advisory positions include Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, LEAD Public Schools, Safe Haven Community Shelter and W.O. Smith Music School.

Jennifer graduated in the top seven percent of her class from Birmingham-Southern College with a degree in accounting, Spanish and business. She studied abroad at St. John's College of Oxford University, England. Jennifer wrote and illustrated the bestselling book Goodnight, Nashville and gives a portion of each sale to a local nonprofit.

About the organizer

$125 – $200