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Michael W. Smith to headline Steak & Burger Dinner May 2

Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee will welcome multiple Grammy and Dove Award winner, Michael W. Smith. This admired recording artist will headline the 2013 Steak & Burger Dinner May 2, 2013 at Clearview Baptist Church in Franklin.

The Steak & Burger Dinner will raise funds to support the operations of Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee’s two Williamson County Club locations.  The Franklin and Fairview Clubhouses serve over 500 kids annually.

Michael W. Smith is best known for his work in the contemporary Christian music genre. Smith is a three-time Grammy Award winner and has earned 40 Dove Awards. Over the course of his career, he has sold more than 13 million albums and recorded 29 No. 1 Hit songs, 14 gold albums and five platinum albums. He was also named one of People magazine's “Most Beautiful People.”

“Now in its 24th year the Steak & Burger Dinner plays a crucial role in raising funds for the kids we serve in Williamson County. It also helps raise public awareness about the thousands of lives impacted by Boys & Girls Clubs each year in our local community,” said Denise Carothers, Williamson County area vice president for Boys & Girls Clubs Middle Tennessee. “Each year, we highlight our kid’s talents and provide the opportunity for Club members (ages 5 to 18) to see a ‘star’ who will perform in their honor.  Over 50 Club kids will participate in this year’s dinner.”
For more than 110 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee have provided a fun and safe environment for youth, ages 5 to 18, to learn, play, meet new friends and grow.  From tutoring and career exploration to sports, arts and community service, Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee provides top-quality academic and social programs to over 2,000 Middle Tennessee youth annually. Whether it is learning how an individual can make a difference in his/her community or learning how to play basketball – the clubs strive to help youth feel important and put their dreams of a great future within reach.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities contact Denise Carothers at or 615-794-1106 or John D. Winnett at or 615-983-6842. Sponsorships range from $1,000 to $10,000. For general event information or individual ticket sales/table sponsorship information please visit

Posted on: 3/22/2013


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