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Community Visioning Project is “On the Table” in Franklin

Community Visioning Project is “On the Table” in Franklin

Franklin, TN – At this morning’s “Breakfast with the Mayors,” Franklin Tomorrow introduced a new community initiative, On the Table, set for this fall. On the Table is a one-day opportunity for people to gather in small groups around a table with friends, neighbors, colleagues and maybe even a few people meeting for the first […]

FiftyForward Friends Learning in Pairs (FLIP) Volunteer Tutor Kris Hagen nominated for Franklin Tomorrow Volunteer Spirit Award  

FiftyForward Friends Learning in Pairs (FLIP) Volunteer Tutor Kris Hagen nominated for Franklin Tomorrow Volunteer Spirit Award  

FiftyForward Friends Learning in Pairs (FLIP) is an intergenerational volunteer tutoring program that matches older adults with elementary age children who need extra support in reading or math.  A division of the FiftyForward Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), FLIP serves 12 Williamson County and Franklin Special School District schools and is based out of the […]

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 […]

Mayor Ken Moore Gives State of the City Speech, Wednesday, May 16

Mayor Ken Moore Gives State of the City Speech, Wednesday, May 16

Franklin- Mayor Ken Moore will give his eighth State of the City presentation at the Factory in Franklin at Liberty Hall on Wednesday, May 16, at 7:45 a.m. Doors open at 7:00 a.m.; light breakfast, sponsored by the Franklin Breakfast Rotary, will be provided. City Departments will have tables and booths set up to show […]

Ralph Drury Named 2018 Leadership Franklin Directors Award Recipient

Ralph Drury Named 2018 Leadership Franklin Directors Award Recipient

Franklin, TN – Ralph Drury, founder and CEO Emeritus of the Drury Group and community volunteer, has been named the 2018 Leadership Franklin Directors Award recipient. Since arriving in Franklin in 1978, the Kentucky native and insurance professional has been active in the community. He is the founding member of Mercy Children’s Clinic, Franklin City […]

Franklin Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Franklin Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Franklin—The Distinguished Budget Presentation Award has been presented to the City of Franklin by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This award represents a significant achievement by the city. It reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting.  To receive […]

Council on Aging (COA) of Middle Tennessee announces 2018 Board of Directors

Council on Aging (COA) of Middle Tennessee announces 2018 Board of Directors

              Rev. Dr. Richard Gentzler takes role of president, Chris Puri as vice president, Hertha Hines and Nancy Conway join as board members NASHVILLE, Tenn. – March 12, 2018 –The Council on Aging (COA) of Middle Tennessee announces its 2018 board of directors and has elected a new Board […]

THE EDUCATION EQUAL OPPORTUNITY GROUP HOSTED LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

THE EDUCATION EQUAL OPPORTUNITY GROUP HOSTED LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

The Education Equal Opportunity Group (EEOG) is hosted their 17th Annual Project Save-A-Student Leadership & Development Conference last week February 21-23.    Over 190 students (increasing 10 from last year) selected from 13 high schools in West, Rural West and Middle Tennessee attended the conference. Each was presented with their own personalized business cards to […]

Pinkerton Park Storybook Trail Opens Friday, March 2, 2018

Pinkerton Park Storybook Trail Opens Friday, March 2, 2018

There is a new way to read a story in the Park Franklin – The City of Franklin Parks department is partnering with Friends of Franklin Parks and the Williamson County Library to create a new opportunity for children and families at Pinkerton Park. On Friday, March 2 at 3:30 officials will cut the ribbon […]

MAYOR ANDERSON NAMES NEW SHELTER DIRECTOR

MAYOR ANDERSON NAMES NEW SHELTER DIRECTOR

Ondrea Johnson to lead Williamson County Animal Center  Ondrea Johnson has been named director of Williamson County Animal Center in Franklin, TN. Johnson is an 18-year resident of Williamson County where she has served in executive positions for not-for-profit organizations and as an animal rescue volunteer.   A seasoned communications professional, Johnson is skilled in […]

Franklin mayor and city administrator compete in Dance Off for United Way

Franklin mayor and city administrator compete in Dance Off for United Way

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (Jan. 26, 2018) — Two Franklin city leaders showed off their dance moves to support United Way of Williamson County recently. The City of Franklin’s video tells the whole story. Mayor Ken Moore and City Administrator Eric Stuckey got creative with their dance moves in their video fundraiser to support United Way of […]

Franklin’s First Couple named Taste of Williamson honorary chairs

Franklin’s First Couple named Taste of Williamson honorary chairs

FRANKLIN, TN – New this year, Franklin Mayor Ken Moore and Linda Moore will serve as Honorary Chairs for the 2018 Taste of Williamson, presented by Nissan and sponsored by CoolSprings Galleria. “Linda and I are honored to be part of this year’s Taste of Williamson,” said Moore. “This is one of our community’s most […]

Franklin Christmas Tree Lighting on the Square

Franklin Christmas Tree Lighting on the Square

Franklin Christmas Tree Lighting on the Square  Friday, December 1, 6:00-8 p.m Franklin—The city of Franklin is excited to light up the square Friday, December 1, for the 2017 Christmas tree lighting, the best tree lighting event in Middle Tennessee!  Freedom Intermediate School Honors Choir and Independence High School Choir will sing with a special guest […]

FRANKLIN SYNERGY BANK SIGNS ON AS SPONSOR FOR HERITAGE FOUNDATION OF WILLIAMSON CO.

FRANKLIN SYNERGY BANK SIGNS ON AS SPONSOR FOR HERITAGE FOUNDATION OF WILLIAMSON CO.

The bank will support the Heritage Foundation’s events and preservation efforts with 5-year agreement FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Franklin Synergy Bank has signed on as the presenting sponsor of the Heritage Foundation’s 50th anniversary celebration on Nov. 12, in addition to a five-year sponsorship agreement with the non-profit organization. Franklin Synergy celebrates ten years in business […]

BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST’S ERIC A. JACOBSON TO SPEAK AT CIVIL WAR LECTURE SERIES

BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST’S ERIC A. JACOBSON TO SPEAK AT CIVIL WAR LECTURE SERIES

“America, Our Civil War and the Expanding Conversation” to take place on Thursday, Oct. 5th FRANKLIN, TN – The Battle of Franklin Trust will host its ongoing Civil War lecture series on Thursday, Oct. 5 featuring speaker Eric A. Jacobson, CEO of The Battle of Franklin Trust. Titled “America, Our Civil War and the Expanding Conversation,” […]