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Jeannie Seely to be Honored with The Standing Ovation Award

Jun 14 | Posted by: Third Coast Talent

"MISS COUNTRY SOUL," JEANNIE SEELY, TO BE HONORED WITH THE STANDING OVATION AWARD BY THE DONELSON-HERMITAGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WOMEN IN BUSINESS

Jeannie Seely Embodies the Spirit of the Award, Which Will Now be Named After Her

Jeannie Seely 
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Photo Credit: Cyndi Hornsby
 
NASHVILLE, TN. - (June 17, 2018) – Country music royalty and a fifty-two year member of the Grand Ole Opry, Jeannie Seely, will be recognized for her contributions to the entertainment industry by the Donelson-Hermitage Chamber of Commerce Women in Business. The Standing Ovation Award will be bestowed to Ms. Seely at it's inaugural Influencing Women Awards Gala, It’s a Ball Y’all.

Jeannie Seely has created influence and significance in the entertainment industry and has shown the advocacy of other women in her field by mentoring and supporting them in their professional success. She generously shares her time, advocating for her community and various organizations. This year's recipient embodies the spirit of the award, which will now be named after her.

“I’m beyond thrilled about this!! Thank you to the Women In Business for this event and for bestowing this honor! And congratulations to all of the deserving ladies who will be honored and celebrated that night," exclaimed Jeannie Seely. "Let’s have a ball Y’all”

Jeannie Seely has blazed a trail for others to follow throughout her musical career. From her first singing appearances on a local Pennsylvania radio station at the young age of eleven to her over fifty years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry, Jeannie has consistently paved the way for female artists. She was the first female to host a Grand Ole Opry half-hour segment, as well as the first to wear a mini-skirt on the Opry stage. Nicknamed "Miss County Soul", Jeannie possesses a beautiful voice and infamous sense of humor.

"Jeannie embodies everything it means to be a powerful woman in the music industry. She has remained classy -poised-and relevant to decades and continues to inspire the generation of females to this industry including myself ," says Carley Pearce. Her talent and class have allowed Jeannie to sustain her career over six decades. A Grammy award winning artist, Jeannie continues to write and record. Her latest album, which includes collaborations with Bill Anderson, Vince Gill, Lorrie Morgan, Willie Nelson and more, is tentatively set to release this fall. She regularly hosts and performs on the Grand Ole Opry and is an on air personality and host on Sirius XM’s “Willie’s Roadhouse”.

Not only is Jeannie an admired artist, she is also a community advocate. She has served on the Board of Directors for both the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and the Donelson-Hermitage Chamber of Commerce and as a longtime spokesperson for the Humane Society.  She is also actively involved in the Opry Trust Fund which provides financial assistance to those in need in the country music industry. She is a resident of Donelson and active community member.

The Donelson-Hermitage Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Committee is thrilled to announce its inaugural Influencing Women Awards gala, It’s a Ball Y’all, presented by Springer Mountain Farms, to be held on June 20th, 2019 from 6:00-9:00pm in Studio A at the Grand Ole Opry. Sponsored by Ryman Hospitalities, Inc. and Pinnacle Financial Partners, the evening will celebrate influential women and businesses in the community. Fifteen women and three businesses were nominated in six award categories.

Tickets to the premiere gala are $100 each and can be purchased online at
http://bit.ly/ItsaBallYall-Tickets  or by phone at 615-883-7896. A portion of the evening’s proceeds will benefit Girls on the Run, an organization dedicated to inspiring young girls to be joyful, healthy and confident.

Stay in touch with Jeannie Seely on her website and all of her social media platforms
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

About Jeannie Seely:
Country music legend Jeannie Seely has achieved chart topping songs as a solo artist, as a duet partner, and as a songwriter. Early in her career, Jeannie’s deeply moving vocals earned her the nickname of “Miss Country Soul”– a title that’s still used today. Jeannie’s biggest dream came true when she was inducted as a member of the world-famous Grand Ole Opry, becoming the first Pennsylvania native to do so. Jeannie takes much pride in her involvement and support of musicians’ rights. In 2017, Jeannie celebrated her 50th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry.  From her 1966 Top 10 Billboard album The Seely Style to her recent self–produced album Written In Song, consisting entirely of songs she’s written, Jeannie’s recordings have spanned six decades and provided enjoyment to country music fans all around the world. In his 2003 book “Finding Her Voice: Women In Country Music,” music critic Robert K. Oermann wrote, “With her chin-out, tough/tender, heart-of-gold manner, Jeannie Seely remains one of country’s most completely modern female personalities,” and that statement still holds true. Keep up with all things Jeannie Seely at
www.jeannieseely.com.

About The Donelson-Hermitage Chamber of Commerce Women In Business:
Recognizing that women command a dynamic place in today's workplace and community, the Donelson Hermitage Chamber of Commerce formed Women in Business (WIB) in 2007 with a  Mission Statement declaring: "Women in Business coming together in friendship to celebrate, connect, mentor and support each other." The Donelson-Hermitage Chamber of Commerce is the community resource connecting diverse people and businesses for the continued economic development and overall enhancement of the Donelson-Hermitage communities.  
 
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