Patrycya K. Williams – Power Moves Awards Gala

by Terry Watson | September 13th, 2018
Patrycya K. Williams

Patrycya K. Williams

Patrycya Williams has done it again. On August 18, 2018 she held the 2nd Annual Power Moves Awards Gala at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, TN. The event, which has grown in popularity and anticipation, is designed to spotlight ordinary people within the Nashville and surrounding areas for doing extraordinary things. Patrycya also uses it as an opportunity to give back to her community. “I wanted to create an atmosphere full of glamour, glitz and classy ‘black tie sophistication’ while we honor the ‘Movers and Shakers’ of Nashville,” she said.

Patrycya K. Williams is the founder of PK Williams Enterprises LLC, a company dedicated to giving back to their community. She is a native of Nashville, and was born into an iconic music family, which gave her an aptitude for reading music and playing instruments at a young age. Excelling in her talent, she became a proud member of Whites Creek High School Band of Distinction in which she was chosen as a section leader by 9th grade. She later became an Aristocrat at Tennessee State University.

PK Williams Enterprises has a core emphasis on paying it forward. Their vision is to create unique community opportunities through educational awareness and community service. They also provide mentorship to middle and high school students, with an emphasis on young women, through the components of coaching, training and advocacy. Additionally, they provide scholarships and recognition to high school seniors who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence through academic achievement and public service.

The Power Moves Awards Gala was co-hosted by Page Turner (Flip or Flop Nashville) and Kenny Smoov (Program Director for 92Q Cumulus Radio Station. There were various categories of which to honor from. These include Education, Entrepreneurship, Service and Philanthropy, Community Advocacy, Arts and Entertainment, Finance, Health Care, and Fraternity and Sorority. The individuals honored were Robert Sherrill, Sharon Reynolds, Slim and Husky’s Pizza Beeria, Dr. Jennifer Silva, Dr. DeAndra Jenkins Holder, Kevin McKenzie, Eric Meriwether, Dimeta Smith, Chuck Winfrey, Quanie Cash, William “Bug” Mason Jr., Lolita Toney, Yolonda Beech, Henry B. Hicks III, Latavius Mulzac, Ambi Smith, W. Montrell Toney, Julius Gallon, LaShan Dixon, Dr. Shawn Pruitt Sr, Dr. Katherine Brown, and Dr. Carmen April-Washington.

One of the organizations that benefited from donations made by Patrycya were Breaking The Sickle Cell Cycle Foundation. The Alpha Kappa Alpha (Alpha Delta Omega Chapter, and the Omega Psi Phi (Gamma Phi Chapter) received awards for the service in the community. James Shaw Jr., the hero who helped stop the shooting massacre at the Waffle House shooting in Nashville earlier this year was recognized for his brave acts of heroism.

Patrycya is very thankful for the support and donations of the Nashville community along with the Power Moves Gala sponsors including Omni Hotel Nashville, DevMar Products, Designed Ice, Roland’s Photography, The Hamilton Brothers, Finch and Associates, I Am Jay Sweet, 353 Media and Diverse Inclusions.
There are already plans for the 3rd Annual Power Moves Gala for 2019. No date has been set, but Patrycya is already working to ensure this purposeful and noteworthy event takes place, so others can continue to be honored for their greats acts of service and kindness in the Nashville community.

Be on the look out for the EmPOWERed By HER Conference that will take place on November 3rd, 2018 at the Omni Hotel. Patrycya says, “the conference will speak to your mind, body and soul, and will give you BALANCE and put you in a space to connect with like-minded women who are making POWER MOVES, and know that WE are STRONGER TOGETHER!”

For more information please visit their website or contact Patrycya K. Williams.

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