The Women’s Political Collaborative of Tennessee honored four men who have been outstanding advocates of women, women’s issues and the community as “Good Guys”. The men honored at this year’s event include:
- Charles W. Bone, founder and chairman, Bone McAllester Norton PLLC
- Lowe Finney, senator, Tennessee General Assembly
- Bill Haslam, governor, State of Tennessee
- Joseph R. Hyde, III, owner and president, Pittco Holdings Inc.
The Good Guys Award, celebrating its 20th anniversary, is the ultimate recognition which honors men who uniquely promote and support women. Over the past 20 years the Women’s Political Collaborative of Tennessee has recognized 73 men who have worked to promote, support and expand women’s roles in the community. These men include elected officials, official appointees, community leaders, philanthropists and businessmen. Previous Good Guys recipients include Governor Phil Bredesen, U.S. Senator Fred Thompson, Phil Ponder, Howard Gentry, Dave Cooley and many others.
“The Women’s Political Collaborative of Tennessee is thrilled to honor our four distinguished recipients for this year’s Good Guys Awards,” said WPCTN President Lane Rhodes. “Each has displayed great commitment to women’s issues and supporting the growth and development of women as leaders in the community. This is year is particularly special as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Good Guys Awards and jointly recognize the advancement of women in the community and the men who support them.”
The Women’s Political Collaborative of Tennessee is a multi-partisan, multi-ethnic organization that promotes full and equal participation of women in government and the political process. To learn more about the Collaborative, log on to http://www.wpctn.com.