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Priscilla Kirkpatrick Awarded Leadership Franklin Scholarship

Priscilla Kirkpatrick Awarded Leadership Franklin Scholarship

Franklin, TN – Leadership Franklin has awarded its 2018 Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to Priscilla Kirkpatrick, a recent graduate of Franklin High School. She plans to attend Samford University beginning this fall.   At Franklin High School, Kirkpatrick was a member of the tennis and swimming teams. An honor student, she was also […]

STAY COOL WITH A SUMMER SEASON PASS

STAY COOL WITH A SUMMER SEASON PASS

Only $150 for Williamson residents A summer season pass from the Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) department can keep your family cool all summer long! WCPR offers a $150 summer season pass (in-county rate) which includes outdoor pool use for individuals and families, plus access to indoor amenities at the Franklin, TN, Fairview, Longview […]

HERITAGE FOUNDATION HOSTS PRESERVATION SYMPOSIUM

HERITAGE FOUNDATION HOSTS PRESERVATION SYMPOSIUM

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Preservation enthusiasts and community members gathered on Saturday, June 2 at Williamson County Enrichment Center for the first-annual New Preservation Directions Symposium hosted by the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN and presented by Renasant Bank. The symposium is part of an initiative by the Heritage Foundation to increase educational programming for […]

Fall Tennis League Registration Now Open

Fall Tennis League Registration Now Open

Leagues start mid-August The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department announces registration for fall indoor and outdoor tennis leagues.  Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles will be offered for men and women.  Choose from morning or evening indoor leagues at the Indoor Sports Complex, 920 Heritage Way in Brentwood, TN or an outdoor league at the […]

Franklin Art Scene celebrates the Dog Days of Summer last Friday

Franklin Art Scene celebrates the Dog Days of Summer last Friday

Franklin Art Scene returned on Friday, June 1 to celebrate canine companions and the one-year anniversary of Better Cities for Pets, a partnership with Mars Petcare. In honor of the partnership, Mars sponsored a photographer at Outdoor Classic Structures for visitors and their four-legged friends to take an animal portrait. Several sites throughout the crawl […]

Giving on the Green Golf Tournament Supports High Hopes Development Center

Giving on the Green Golf Tournament Supports High Hopes Development Center

Brentwood, Tennessee – High Hopes Development Center presented the 15th Annual Giving on the Green Golf Tournament on May 21, 2018 at the historic Brentwood Country Club. Giving on the Green is one of the major fundraisers held each year by High Hopes, the 501(c)3 non-profit inclusive preschool and pediatric therapy clinic. This year’s golf […]

VULCAN MATERIALS COMPANY SECURES $10,000 DONATION TO BRIGHTSTONE

VULCAN MATERIALS COMPANY SECURES $10,000 DONATION TO BRIGHTSTONE

(FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE) Today, Vulcan Materials Company announced the donation of $10,000 to BrightStone. Located in Franklin, Tennessee, BrightStone, serves adults ages 21 and up who have developmental disabilities and provides full curriculum in job training and life-long learning.  This week, Vulcan Materials Company hosted the 2018 Southeast Region Mine Rescue Competition in Franklin, Tennessee. Net […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters Prepares for Change in Leadership

Big Brothers Big Sisters Prepares for Change in Leadership

Carlyle Carroll Replaced by Melissa Hudson-Gant as CEO NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 1, 2018)… Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee’s CEO, Carlyle Carroll, has decided to pass the baton after five years leading the youth mentoring organization. Carroll’s dynamic leadership had allowed the regional mentoring organization to grow over 60% in annual revenue, enabling the […]

HERITAGE FOUNDATION TO HOST PRESERVATION SYMPOSIUM ON SATURDAY, JUNE 2

HERITAGE FOUNDATION TO HOST PRESERVATION SYMPOSIUM ON SATURDAY, JUNE 2

The preservation organization to host “New Preservation Directions” alongside Renasant Bank FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN will host a preservation symposium entitled New Preservation Directions, which will be presented with Renasant Bank at Williamson County Enrichment Center on Saturday, June 2. “As we look ahead, the Heritage Foundation plans to […]

All Pools Now Open Daily

All Pools Now Open Daily

Summer season passes offered for $150 The Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) department is pleased to announce that all outdoor pools are now open for the season! Cool off at these pool locations: Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd. (includes Splash Park); the Fairview Recreation Complex, 2714 Fairview Blvd.; the Longview Recreation Center at […]

FREE BIG BAND CONCERT IN FRANKLIN

FREE BIG BAND CONCERT IN FRANKLIN

Five Points Swing on June 1 at Performing Arts Center Enjoy the Big Band sound of 5 Points Swing on Friday, June 1, 2018. Swing music aficionados of all ages are invited to the free 7:00 p.m. concert in the Performing Arts Center at Academy Park, 112 Everbright Ave. in Franklin, TN. Five Points Swing […]

OPEN AUDITIONS FOR THE LION KING JR.

OPEN AUDITIONS FOR THE LION KING JR.

Scheduled for June 3 The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department’s award-winning children’s theatre group, the Star Bright Players Jr., presents open auditions for The Lion King Jr. on Sunday, June 3 at the Williamson County Enrichment Center at Academy Park, 110 Everbright Ave.  Auditions will begin with a workshop from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 […]

Franklin Mayor Ken Moore to Designate June Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month

Franklin Mayor Ken Moore to Designate June Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month

Franklin—Mayor Ken Moore will present a Proclamation to the Board of Mayor and Alderman, Tuesday, May 22nd, designating the month of June as Alzheimer’s Awareness month in the City of Franklin. “Proclamations, such as this, will only help raise vital awareness needed for this disease,” states Nashville Walk to End Alzheimer’s Chair, Laura Musgrave. Alzheimer’s […]

SPLASHVILLE-NEW! WATER EXERCISE JUST FOR TEENS

SPLASHVILLE-NEW! WATER EXERCISE JUST FOR TEENS

Franklin Recreation Complex Teens! Are you ready for some intense pool time? If you are up to the challenge, come to Splashville, a new water exercise class just for teens, ages 13-18 beginning Tuesday, June 5 at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd., Franklin, TN. Take the $80, four-week Splashville challenge! The course meets […]

Free Pet CPR and First Aid Class from Nashville Veterinary Specialists and Animal Emergency

Free Pet CPR and First Aid Class from Nashville Veterinary Specialists and Animal Emergency

Would you know what to do if your pet stopped breathing or was injured? Nashville Veterinary Specialists and Animal Emergency are offering a FREE Pet First Aid and CPR Class from 10am-12pm on Saturday, June 2nd. You do not need any previous medical training to attend. The class is free, but you must register because […]