A Letter from your Chairman
Tony Phillips, 2017 GNHA Chair
This has been a big year so far with many exciting events for GNHA! I want to say thank you to everyone who came out to our GNHPAC Golf Tournament. We had 26 teams compete this year with record attendance. I want to say a special thank you to all of our sponsors, volunteers, staff, and legends for donating money, items, and time to this great event. We raised over $8,000 dollars for the PAC!
Education is another a huge part of what we do as an association. We pride ourselves on being able to help those students pursuing a hospitality related degree. We are now accepting applications for GNHEF Scholarships. If you know of a deserving student please let them know about the available scholarship opportunities. There is more information below on the application process, deadlines, and eligibility. We really appreciate your help in recognizing these amazing individuals.
Also, we have our annual GNHA Stars of the Industry Awards coming up July 12th. This is a wonderful way for your company to showcase a star employee. We are now accepting nominations through June 28th. Please see the information below to submit an application. The winners will automatically be submitted for the state TnHTA Stars of the Industry awards.
The Predators games and CMA week are upon us! It's important for our members to remember that we all take part in portraying Nashville as the overwhelming choice for any event, after all, this is all about Hospitality. This is a very exciting time for Nashville!
I hope everyone has a great week! Thank you for your continued support of GNHA!
Tony Phillips
July 12: GNHA Board of Director's Meeting - Loews Vanderbilt Hotel
July 12: GNHA Stars of the Industry Awards Luncheon - Loews Vanderbilt Hotel
July 13: TnHTA Law Symposium - Baker Donelson
August 16: GNHA Reverse Vendor Showcase
October 4 - 6: TnHTA Governor's Conference - Gatlinburg, TN
October 18: GNHA Board Meeting and Luncheon
2017 GNHEF Scholarships
$2,500 & $2,000 
Scholarships will be awarded to the top 4 candidates.  
Eligibility
Full-time student pursuing a hospitality & tourism related degree in Tennessee. See application for full details.   
Apply
Complete the attached application in full & submit to austin@tnhta.net.  
Deadline
Tuesday, June 6th, 2017  
APPLY HERE   Questions? Call or email Austin Schneider, 615-385-9970 and austin@tnhta.net.
Do you have an employee who always goes the extra mile or a business practice that deserves recognition?   
Rise to the occasion and nominate them for a Stars of the Industry Award.  
Click on the link below & submit your nomination to GNHA for consideration. All winners will be recognized at our Stars of the Industry Luncheon on July 12th and will be submitted for consideration for the TnHTA Stars of Industry Awards.  
Applications accepted through June 28th.   

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2017 TnHTEF Raffle

 
The Tennessee Hospitality & Tourism Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) that raises money for annual college scholarships & develops programs for high school hospitality students. 
 Have some fun while making a difference!

Join us for the 3rd Annual TnHTEF Raffle:  
Cost: $100 per Ticket  
Winner: CASH prize of 30% of the funds raised  
Where: Winner announced at the TnHTA Law Symposium    
When:  Thursday, July 13th, 2017  
What: Proceeds raised help to support the education foundation programs & scholarships.

 
Purchase a raffle ticket here
Food Waste Management Grant Opportunity

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has announced the availability of grant funding for food waste diversion. The Division of Solid Waste Management will be accepting grant applications for organics management through June 30, 2017.
MTA Public Transit Survey 

Public transit is a major issue in the Nashville area, particularly as it applies to employees in the hospitality industry. We're partnering with the Nashville MTA, TnHTA, and Nashville Originals to distribute a survey in order to assess how public transportation could best be improved to meet these needs. Click the link below to take the survey: 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KXWWGXM

This is a very short survey and should only take a couple of minutes to complete. Your responses will be integral in aiding the MTA as they develop a plan of action. Thank you to those who have already taken the survey!
Welcome 2017 New Members of GNHA
Gresham Smith & Partners
Tin Cup Coffee & Café
NowPlayingNashville.com/The Community Fdn of Mid-TN
The Westin Nashville
Hotelhelp, Inc./General Hospitality Holdings LLC
Goodlettsville Chamber of Commerce
La Quinta Inn & Suites Goodlettsville - Nashville
Millennium Maxwell House Hotel
Donelson - Hermitage Chamber of Commerce
Alternative Cleaning Equipment & Services LLV
Spectrum
SP Plus Corporation
Adams Keegan, Inc.
Phillips Printing Company, Inc.
Music City Concierge Association
Baker Roofing Company
Evans Petree PC
Revenue Source Group
The Platform
City Tap House Nashville
TFG
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