Cathy and Loy Hardcastle will be honored for dedication to Boys and Girls Clubs

Cathy and Loy Hardcastle will be honored for dedication to Boys and Girls Clubs

Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee has chosen Cathy and Loy Hardcastle as the recipients of the 6th “Ed Moody Award of Excellence.”

The “Ed Moody Award of Excellence” honors the revered Williamson County businessman, who helped establish the Franklin Boys & Girls Club in 1989. Moody co-founded Moody Tire Co. after World War II with his brother, Tom.

The Hardcastles will accept the award at the 29th Annual Steak & Burger Dinner with special guest, president of Nashville Predators, Sean Henry. The event takes
place beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Liberty Hall in the Factory at Franklin.

Loy Hardcastle, who is a Realtor with Bob Parks Realty on Main Street, has given a portion of every earned commission to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee since 2012. Cathy Hardcastle has been a Boys & Girls Clubs’ Williamson County Advisory Board member since 2014.

Each year, they generously sponsor the Steak & Burger Dinner and Wine Down Main Street events benefiting Williamson County programs and outreach. Additionally, they open up their historic downtown Franklin home for the annual Wine Down Main Street volunteer party as well as provide all of the floral centerpieces for the Steak & Burger Dinner.

Loy Hardcastle’s fond memories of growing up in Franklin inspire him to be involved with the Clubs. The Hardcastles say they consider the Boys & Girls Clubs’ kids like their own.

“They are kids who live in our community, and kids can’t get too much love,” says Cathy Hardcastle. She enjoys being at the Club helping and opening her heart loving the children.

In addition to his dedication to Boys & Girls Clubs, Loy Hardcastle has sat on and chaired numerous charitable organizations including: past president of the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce and past president of the Franklin Noon Rotary Club.

Sean Henry, President of the Nashville Predators will speak at the 29 th Annual Steak & Burger Dinner benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee.

Tickets can be purchased at Individual tickets are $125 each. Tables of eight are available for $1,000. Each table will include six adults and two Club kids. The Steak & Burger Dinner includes dinner (steak for kids and mouth-
watering hamburgers for adults provided by The Franklin Noon Rotary Club BBQ Society), entertainment, and a silent auction. Top-tier sponsorship levels include the $10,000 Presenting Sponsor, $7,500 Diamond Sponsor, $5,000 Gold Sponsor, and $2,500 Silver Sponsor. Sponsors receive numerous benefits ranging from various advertisements to tickets and tables.

For more information please contact Denise Carothers at 615-628- 8188 or

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