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Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:00 pm

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Leigh Anne Tuohy is the inspirational matriarch of the Tuohy family. The family’s life was chronicled in the New York Times best-seller, The Blind Side, and later in the Hollywood movie of the same name. Sandra Bullock won her first Academy Award of her portrayal of Leigh Anne in the film.

Leigh Anne is a graduate of the University of Mississippi where she was a cheerleader, homecoming maid, and an active member of her sorority, Kappa Delta. It was at Ole Miss where she met her future husband, Sean Tuohy, a record setting member of the Ole Miss basketball team. Leigh Anne is a noted interior designer whose work has been featured on HGTV.

She resides in Memphis where she is active in many civic and faith-based organizations, including Grace Evangelical Church, of which they are founding members. In 2010, Leigh Anne received an honorary doctorate from Christian Brothers University for her outstanding commitment to Christian service. Through her many projects, Leigh Anne seeks to continue her family’s mission to inspire hope, ignite generosity, and make It happen for the deserving but undeserving youth.