About Us
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HAWK Specialty Services was formed in 1993 by David Hale and Sondra Dowdy as a full service event company providing both services and event coordination and management. HAWK Specialty Services is your premier event management company.
Disc Jockey Event Management Full wedding services
Group picnics Master of Ceremonies Stage and stage lighting
Karaoke Casino Events Live band bookings
Parties Live sound Inflatables and rides
Corporate events Electrical Power Management Event safety and crowd management

David and Sondra

David Hale
David has over 30 years of experience in the entertainment and event field beginning with a late night radio show on his high school radio station then moving thru the years as a radio DJ, event emcee, and public speaker. The basic sound equipment skills first learned in the high school radio club have long since been added to by hundreds of hours of classroom and hands on experience in sound system set up and operation. David is no stranger to performing for and interacting with crowds of all sizes. He had a successful career in emergency services with training which allows HAWK to advise event clients not only in matters of entertainment but in crowd management and safety. David currently serves on the State of Tennessee Amusement Ride Safety Board is active with the area Chamber of Commerce. He is the Midway/General Service manager for the Wilson County Fair.
  Sondra Winfree Dowdy
Co Founder Sondra Winfree Dowdy brings to HAWK over 20 years of hospitality service and event management experience. Sondra is the music library coordinator for the company and is herself an accomplished DJ, Emcee, and Casino Game Operator. Her experience in food service allows the company a highly qualified view of what our customers want and should receive from the catering services, she accepts no less than perfect when it comes to food quality and safety. Sondra has served on numerous local boards including the Chamber Board of Directors and was a two term President of the Wilson County Jaycees as well as a regional director for the Tennessee Jaycees. She currently is the co-manager with David of the Midway/General Services committee of the Wilson County fair and directly coordinates the food concessions vendors for the fair. She regularly attends training from the TAF and the IAFE in event management.

HAWK Specialty Services

Contact: David Hale 615.394.8550 or
Sondra Dowdy 615.566.3304
Lebanon, TN
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