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The 50th Annual Heritage Ball Presented by RNM Management & Properties Announces GRAFF as the Official Jeweler and Reiselman Motor Company as the Official Automotive Sponsor


The 50th Annual Heritage Ball Presented by RNM Management & Properties Announces GRAFF as the Official Jeweler and Reiselman Motor Company as the Official Automotive Sponsor

Franklin, Tenn. (September 7, 2023) – The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN has announced GRAFF as the official jeweler and Reiselman Motor Company as the official automotive sponsor of the 50th Annual Heritage Ball presented by RNM Management and Properties.

In making the announcement, President and CEO of the Heritage Foundation, Bari Beasley said, “We are excited to have Reiselman Motor Company back for the third year in a row as our official automotive sponsor and happy to welcome GRAFF out of New York as our official jeweler for this year’s special 50th anniversary. Our guests will be wowed with their selections at the ball.”

The Patron Party at Southall Farm & Inn on September 9 will culminate both the silent and live auction which includes the 2023 GMC Yukon Denali XL with Reserve Package donated by Reiselman Motor Company.

For more than a century, GRAFF has represented the rarest gemstones. Laurence Graff started as an apprentice and is now known as London’s “King of Diamonds.” A special shop will be on hand at the Heritage Ball showcasing some of the brand’s top designs to share with guests.

Meanwhile, more than 100 auction items are available to bid on now. Visit to place a bid or donate to the Heritage Foundation.

The Heritage Ball is Williamson County’s longest-running black tie fundraiser and is co-chaired by Calvin and Marilyn LeHew and Sondra Morris. 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. Preservationists Danny and Teresa Anderson and Marty Ligon are honorary co-chairs.

In addition to a seated dinner, live music and surprise guest entertainment, the ball will feature a Late Party, along with other fundraising opportunities.

Tickets and tables for the 50th Annual Heritage Ball on Saturday, Oct. 7 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 50th Annual Heritage Ball, visit For information about the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, visit

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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, Franklin Grove Estate & Gardens, and History & Culture Center the organization’s newest division and current restoration project, For more information about the Heritage Foundation, visit