On Saturday, October 29, 2011, at its annual Masked Ball event, the Music City Chapter of The Links, Incorporated honored Nashville Public Television with its “Global Citizenship Award” for our Next Door Neighbors documentary series and project, an initiative the chapter said, “encourage stronger ties among Nashvillians.” The award is give to an indivdual or organization that The Links feels encourages “more dialogue among citizens of Nashville and their immigrant neighbors.”
Music City Chapter President Shirley Corry said, “We are proud to focus attention on the significant work that NPT does for Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Obviously, it has the capacity to have a profound and lasting influence on shaping attitudes and values among our citizens. That means its programming plays a central role in improving our quality of life.”
The work of NPT came to the attention of Music City Links through NPT Community Advisory Board member and Music City Links charter member Dr. Harriette Bias-Insignares.
Thirty years ago, Music City Chapter of the Links, Incorporated established its charter to serve the Nashville community through many charitable, social and civic endeavors that have enabled the work of educational institutions, artistic and creative groups, health agencies, as well as cultural and political activities.