Former School Principal and Longtime Community Organizer will Receive Award at Fall Festival Event on October 21st
Peggy Walker, an educator, entrepreneur and prominent leader of the Donelson-Hermitage community for decades, will receive the “Holy Rosary Service in Action Award” on October 21. The communities of Holy Rosary Parish, Holy Rosary Academy, and the Knights of Columbus, #4972 have chosen to honor Ms. Walker in recognition of her decades-long service to the Holy Rosary community as an educator and administrator as well as her dedication to the wider Donelson-Hermitage area through her service to the Chamber of Commerce and the Stones River Women's Club.
Ms. Walker will be presented with the award and recognized at the newly re-dedicated Holy Rosary Fall Festival to be held at the Church and Academy campus at 190 Graylynn Dr in the heart of Donelson on Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
The larger festival will celebrate the collective work done by the Church, School and the Knights and serve to elevate the profile of the Holy Rosary community among the wider community of Donelson-Hermitage and Nashville. The day will feature food, fun, and entertainment for the whole family and a highlight of the day will be the public recognition of Ms. Walker in the afternoon.
The award presentation will be preceded and followed followed by live music, and other entertainment from community groups including students from Holy Rosary Academy. The Fall Festival will also include food and drink provided by the Knights of Columbus; a market bazaar featuring unique products and services from over 50 local vendors; a silent auction of items provided by Nashville individuals and businesses; and inflatables, carnival games, face painting and other fun activities for children.