Pinson Hospital Hospitality House (PHHH) held its fundraiser Rock the House at City Winery to honor the memory of long-time board member Nelson Shields.
Event co-chairs were Susan Holmes, Robin Puryear, and Kim Holbrook, and the event included dinner, live music by Dallas Remington and Soul Incision, dancing, and silent and live auctions.
The evening honored Nelson Shields, who died suddenly in September, 2020, and was a long time board member and benefactor for PHHH.
PHHH Executive Director Angie Stiff and event Co-chair Susan Holmes shared stories about Shields and how he served the community of Nashville and, in particular, Pinson Hospital Hospitality House.
The delicious menu offered salad, Dijon crusted chicken, mashed potatoes, and Brussel sprouts, with red velvet cake for dessert.
Items up for bid in the auction included: tickets to Predators and Titans games, picture frames, a rustic wooden candle holder, a display stand, an upholstered bench, down pillows, decorative pottery and baskets, mirrors, serving pieces, jewelry from Uncommon James, books, massages, yoga, a spa basket, teeth whitening, art, Coach purses, gift cards to Jimmy Kelly’s Steakhouse, Hattie B’s Hot Chicken, Gray’s Pharmacy, Circa, Merridee’s Breadbasket, Delano Pizza, and Puffy Muffin, and much more.
Guests included: Chris and Susan Holmes, Edward and Susan Hernandez, and Bethany and Jeff Ballard.
PHHH is a 30-room, low-cost ($35 per night), housing facility in midtown Nashville for caregivers and patients dealing with any type of illness.
For more than 47 years PHHH has been a “home away from home” and has provided over 550,000 nights of lodging, meals and supportive services to guests from all 95 counties in Tennessee, all 50 U. S. states, and 40 foreign countries.
Photos by Brenda Batey
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