|Loudilla Johnson, Loretta Johnson, Kay Johnson, Nashville Mayor Bill Purcell, Marie Ratliff, Patsy Bradley, Janet Butler, Jo Walker-Meador, and Jean Stromatt|
The honorees were BMI Assistant Vice President Patsy Bradley; WSM Radio and Billboard's Emily Bradshaw Weiland; publishing/record label executive Janet Butler; International Fan Club Organization (IFCO) founders Kay, Loretta & Loudilla Johnson; radio and magazine executive Marie Ratliff; longtime Kitty Wells & Johnny Wright Show staffer Jean Stromatt; and, posthumously, Cedarwood Music Publishing's Dollie Dearman Denny and Mary Claire Rhodes.
|Patsy Bradley||Brenda Lee welcomes Patsy Bradley|
Former CMA Executive Director Jo Walker-Meador was given SOURCE's first Lifetime Achievement Award, to be named in her honor in future years. Country music legend Eddy Arnold, winner of the CMA's first Entertainer of the Year award, made the presentation of an engraved Baccarat vase.
|Mayor Bill Purcell, CMA's Tammy Genovese, Jo Walker-Meador, Eddy Arnold|
Devon O'Day, Brenda Lee and Charlie Monk hosted the awards ceremony, which also featured a presentation by Robert K. Oermann on the history of women on Music Row.
|Devon O'Day, Charlie Monk, Robert K. Oermann|
SOURCE, a non-profit organization of female executives, created the Foundation Awards in 2003 to honor women in the country music industry who received little recognition during their careers for their contributions to the growth of country music. The awards dinner was created by Kay Smith, Vice President/A&R Administration, Sony Music Nashville.
|Patsy Bradley, Charlie Lamb, Katherine Bradley|
Photos by Alan Mayor