May 2019 Newsletter
Sumner County Session
May 8-9, 2019
Above: Top Center) Class of 2019 photo at Welch College, Gallatin, TN. Bottom Left) Custom LMT cookies provided by the Sumner County planners Center Right) Welcome signs for LMT! Maury County started a trend! Bottom Right) James Fenton (LMT 2008) introduces the class to Beretta USA in Gallatin, TN.

"Sports & Tourism" was the theme with great panels and tours of All Access Coach Leasing, Beretta and more. Thank you to our county planners for putting on a great session and showing off Sumner County!
Above) Eric Blankenship, Owner, All Access Coach Leasing, Gallatin TN, talks to the class about his business and building a tour bus.
Above) Class of 2019 members look on when Kristal Knight's birthday was announced. Devon O'Day, 650 WSM Radio and Duane Allen, of the Oak Ridge Boys, led the class in singing Happy Birthday. Great start to Day 2!
Above) Sports panel with Nat Harden, Senior VP of Ticket Sales & Youth Hockey, Nashville Predators, Adam Nuse, General Manager & CEO, Nashville Sounds, Andy Gilley, Parks & Recreation Director, City of Hendersonville, Stuart Spears, Senior Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer, Tennessee Titans 
Above) Tourism panel with Devon O'Day, 650 WSM Radio, Terry Calogne, Owner, Richards & Southern, Duane Allen, Oak Ridge Boys, Sara Beth Urban and Barry Young
Above) Rudy Kalis, Channel 4 News, brought a lot of hats to moderate the sports panel.
Above) Jay Ingrum (LMT 2017) assists Barbara Brennan (LMT 2002) with a new twist on "Roadmap for the Day".
LMT Dates to Remember:

Cheatham County Session - June 5-6, 2019
Class of 2019 Commencement - June 18, 2019
Summer Executive Committee/Board Meeting - July 10, 2019
Class of 2020 Opening Retreat - August 22-23, 2019

Donate $25 or more to FY 2018-2019 Leaders Fund to be eligible for the drawing for "A Night on the Town" in Nashville! Winner will receive two (2) tickets to see TPAC’s Fiddler on the Roof (June 25 th ) and a $50 Coco’s Italian Market gift certificate. Drawing will be held at Commencement on June 18 th .
May 23, 2019
First Pitch: 6:35 pm

46 tickets purchased for the LMT Sounds Night! If you're going, get pictures! Please be sure to email your photos to Mary Poole!

Last minute cancellation! Two tickets available! Please contact Lee Rucks if you are interested in attending the game!
THE BIG PAYBACK and Class of 2019 Fundraiser, MUSIC 'n MAY...SUCCESS!!

THANK YOU for the successful campaign, "The Big Payback"! We reached our goal of $5,000 ($5,185 to be exact!) and will receive matching funds of $5,000 from Jack Turner. Way to Match with Jack!

On the same day, the Class of 2019 fundraiser, Music 'n May was held. We sold 175+ tickets and it was a fabulous turnout. The event netted $42,000+!!

Thank you to everyone for your support of LMT! These monies are applied to our annual budget and wouldn't have a successful program without our alumni contributions.

Please see the link below for additional photos from the fundraiser:
Above) Deb Varallo (LMT 2004), Past Chair of BOD, Kurt Winstead (LMT 2015), Chair Elect and Jill Ayers (LMT 2010), Chair of the BOD. Below) LMT Class of 2019 with Lee Rucks, President.
If there is a LMT event going on, alumni are encouraged to show their support. Alumni showed up in numbers at the Sumner County session! Pictured above from left to right) Leisa Byars (LMT 2016), Tom Brennan (LMT 2001), Barbara Brennan (LMT 2002), Reggie Mudd (LMT 2013), Doug Turner (LMT 2018) Mary Anna Womeldorf (LMT 2009), Jay Ingrum (LMT 2017), Diane Black (LMT 2002), PJ Davis (LMT 2018), Jill Ayers (LMT 2010), Amy Wilhite (LMT 2017) and Lee Rucks, President. Seven different class years represented. Well done!
Please RSVP HERE by Monday, June 10, 2019

Reception: 5-6 pm with Commencement following, 6-7 pm
(Adult beverages and light hors d'oeuvres to be served)

Location: Adventure Science Center, 800 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville TN 37203

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