Gentleman Jack sponsored Birmingham's inaugural Spirituous Celebration at the Tutwiler Hotel on Sunday, March 8, 2020. The event recognized women in the Birmingham Metropolitan Area making a difference in their communities. Gentleman Jack's Spirituous was a celebration of International Women's Day and brought guests together to recognize female leaders in their respective fields while also enjoying Gentleman Jack specialty cocktails. The event included pampering stations featuring Aware Cosmetics and Life Touch Massage, food by Panoptic Catering and live music by Reggie and Company Band.
Five women singled out for special recognition included Judge Agnes Chappell and her charity New Rising Star Community Service Corporation; Melanie Bridgeworth, CEO of The Women's Fund of Greater Birmingham; Kathie Hiers, CEO of AIDS Alabama; DeJuana Thompson, founding partner of Think Rubix; and Dr. Adrienne Sparks, CEO of STREAM Innovations. The $5,000 donation was awarded to STREAM Innovations which is committed to helping students develop and explore their passion for Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics.
Ann Jones, Joan Witherspoon-Norris, Joni Wiley, Michelle Jones, Melissa S. Patrick Yolanda Sullivan, Fran Godchaux, Cheryl Williams Mardi Hasson, Jennifer Files, Rita Jablonski Jestina Howard, Denise Blue-Poe Agnes Chappell, Kerri Haslem, Kathie Hiers Lajuana Bradford, Melanie Bridgeforth, Marsha Morgan Avani Patel, Joan Witherspoon-Norris, Pam Ibrahim Dejuana Thompson, Sallie Downs, Tricia Kirk, Dr. Adrienne Starks Ann Born, Caprenia Anthony Valencia Johnson, Kim Colvin, Judge Agnes Chappell Chef Raquel Ervin, Caprenia Anthony Sallie Downs, Joan Witherspoon-Norris Bailee Pennington, Catrina Norris-Carter Avani and Milind Patel Dejuana Thompson, April Myers-Williams Dr. Adrienne Starks, Chandrel Wright Rachel Farley, Meredith Drennen Tiffany Shannon, Miesha McGlothan Sallie Downs, Shelia Smoot Bronze Lougheed, Deandra Ragland Lauren Smith, Bailee Pennington Greg Freeman, Joan Witherspoon-Norris, Ann Born Greg Freeman, Melissa S. Patrick, Ann Born Greg Freeman, Lajuana Bradford, Ann born Greg Freeman, Sallie Downs, Ann Born Greg Freeman, Marsha Morgan, Ann Born Greg Freeman, Ann Born, Dr. Adrienne Starks Louise and Doug Jones, Katrina Ross, Cynthia Woodfin-Kellum Sherry McClaine, Joanice Thompson Ruwena Healy, Jennifer Files, Richard Healy Caprenia Anthony, Kathie Hiers Caprenia Anthony, Melanie Bridgeworth Jeff McDaniels, Caprenia Anthony, Melanie Bridgeworth Caprenia Anthony, Melanie Bridgeworth Avani Patel, Caprenia Anthony Bridget Agee, Desi Keith, Joanice Thompson Caprenia Anthony, Natasha Rogers Ashley Smith, Erin Jackson Sallie Downs, Caprenia Anthony Sherry McClaine, Javan Patton Avani Rupa, Joan Witherspoon-Norris, Pam Ibrahim Sallie Downs, Reverend Melissa Self Patrick Louise Jones, Martha Emmett, Senator Doug Jones, DeJuana Thompson