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Lee Company Named Presenting Sponsor of the 49th Annual Heritage Ball

Lee Company Named Presenting Sponsor of the 49th Annual Heritage Ball

Franklin, Tenn. (August 31, 2022) – The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN has named Lee Company Presenting Sponsor of the 49th Annual Heritage Ball.

In making the announcement, President and CEO of the Heritage Foundation, Bari Beasley said, “The Heritage Ball is our Foundation’s largest fundraiser and we’re so fortunate to have Lee Company demonstrate such overwhelming generosity to help us celebrate our community’s history and preserve the county’s cultural heritage. They are fantastic community partners and we are so grateful for their support and leadership in Williamson County.”

“Our communities are our homes too, and we are honored to have served alongside The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County for several years,” said CFO Rob Ivy of Lee Company. “Providing comprehensive solutions and services for facilities and homes, alongside our mission to find innovative and original solutions to meet the needs of every customer, is something we are passionate about at Lee Company. Partnering our passions and skills with those of The Heritage Foundation creates a larger influence and impact on the world around us.”

The Heritage Ball is Williamson County’s longest-running black tie fundraiser and is co-chaired by Cordia and Tom Harrington. The ball typically attracts more than 800 guests to support and celebrate the work of the Heritage Foundation while raising funds for future preservation projects. In addition to a seated dinner, live music and surprise guest entertainment, the ball will feature an online and live auction, pre-ball Patrons Party and a Late Party, along with other fundraising opportunities.

Tickets and tables for the 49th Annual Heritage Ball on Saturday, Oct. 1 are now on sale. For information on underwriter and sponsorship opportunities, as well as becoming a table host, contact Mary Catherine Mousourakis at For general information about the 49th Annual Heritage Ball, visit For information about the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, visit



Since 1967, the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County has been dedicated to preserving Williamson County’s architectural, geographic, and cultural heritage as well as promoting the ongoing revitalization of downtown Franklin in the context of historic preservation. Notable projects include The Franklin Theatre, Roper’s Knob, parts of the Franklin battlefield, the Old, Old Jail, and McConnell House. Events and festivals produced by the Heritage Foundation such as Main Street Festival, the Heritage Ball, Pumpkinfest, and Dickens of a Christmas bring hundreds of thousands of locals and visitors to downtown Franklin each year. The Heritage Foundation owns and operates The Franklin Theatre, the Downtown Franklin Association, and the organization’s newest division and current restoration project, Franklin Grove Estate & Gardens. For more information about the Heritage Foundation, visit