646 results for 'Community Updates'

SECOND-ANNUAL UNITE WILLIAMSON INTER-FAITH PRAYER BREAKFAST SET FOR OCTOBER 19

SECOND-ANNUAL UNITE WILLIAMSON INTER-FAITH PRAYER BREAKFAST SET FOR OCTOBER 19

Rev. Eric Manning of Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church to Tell Story of Tragedy, Healing After 2015 Shooting That Ended Nine Lives  FRANKLIN, Tennessee—The mass shooting that took nine lives in the sanctuary of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina on June 17, 2015 sent shockwaves across the country. As Americans wrestled with the senselessness […]

PLAY YOUR PART! FRANKTOWN’S 11TH ANNUAL DINNER ON SEPTEMBER 9TH

PLAY YOUR PART! FRANKTOWN’S 11TH ANNUAL DINNER ON SEPTEMBER 9TH

Franklin, TN, September 9, 2019 – Franktown Open Hearts is excited to announce its 11th Annual Fundraiser Dinner to take place on Monday, September 9th, 2019 at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs in Franklin, TN. Play Your Part! Franktown’s Annual Dinner is celebrating its 11th fundraiser dinner in the Williamson County community. This event highlights the accomplishments of the inner city youth served by Franktown.  During the program, […]

New Series Now Seeking Nashville Locals!

New Series Now Seeking Nashville Locals!

Hello Sunshine and Critical Content have teamed up to bring you a brand new home organization series featuring New York Times bestselling authors Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin of The Home Edit. Clea & Joanna will take on the challenges of arranging and organizing the homes of individuals and families who need their help. Do […]

Volunteers age 55+ needed to tutor Williamson County students in reading and math

Volunteers age 55+ needed to tutor Williamson County students in reading and math

Nashville, Tenn. – FiftyForward Friends Learning in Pairs (FLIP) is seeking adults age 55 and older to tutor students in grades K-4 in Williamson County Public Schools and the Franklin Special School District. “FLIP volunteers are invaluable to us here at Liberty Elementary, not just because they help our students become better readers and mathematicians, […]

BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST ANNOUNCES MCLEMORE HOUSE EXTENDED HOURS

BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST ANNOUNCES MCLEMORE HOUSE EXTENDED HOURS

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Battle of Franklin Trust is pleased to announce their latest partnership with the African American Heritage Society to staff and interpret the McLemore House Museum. This partnership will extend the hours of the museum from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Thursday through Saturday. “The Board of Directors of The Battle of […]

Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee Names Non-Profit Leader Harriet Schiftan as CEO

Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee Names Non-Profit Leader Harriet Schiftan as CEO

NASHVILLE, TENN. – Aug 7, 2019 – Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee today announced the appointment of Harriet Schiftan as its President and CEO. Schiftan, a successful leader in Nashville’s non-profit community, will take the reins of the 21-year-old cancer support organization on Tuesday, Sept. 3. “The Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee team is thrilled to welcome […]

THE BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST TO HOST TEACHER APPRECIATION DAY

THE BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST TO HOST TEACHER APPRECIATION DAY

Teachers receive free admission to tour Carter House and Carnton FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Battle of Franklin Trust will host a Teacher Appreciation Day on August 17 for all current educators and school staff. Teachers will receive free admission to Carter House and Carnton Classic House tours. “Teacher Appreciation Days grants us the opportunity to […]

BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST ANNOUNCES BATTLEFIELD RECLAMATION THROUGH DONATION

BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST ANNOUNCES BATTLEFIELD RECLAMATION THROUGH DONATION

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Battle of Franklin Trust is pleased to announce that through the generosity of a Williamson County neighbor – Mr. William David Dozier – another piece of the Franklin battlefield has been reclaimed. The small tract of land has been donated to the Trust and it connects the Carriage Park neighborhood to […]

Pet of the Week-Jack

Pet of the Week-Jack

Jack is a lovable four-year-old pup looking for a forever home. He is four years old, weighs 64 pounds, and is very bright. Jack is knows how to shake hands, sit and stay. He is also housebroken and crate trained. Daily walks are one of his favorite things, along with playing outside. He would do […]

FiftyForward Friends Learning in Pairs (FLIP) program honors Juanita Lockert with annual Flora McKean Award; Volunteer tutors needed for 2019-20 school year

FiftyForward Friends Learning in Pairs (FLIP) program honors Juanita Lockert with annual Flora McKean Award; Volunteer tutors needed for 2019-20 school year

Nashville, Tenn. — Audrey Hepburn once said, “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands — one for helping yourself and one for helping others.” Juanita Lockert, a volunteer with the FiftyForward Friends Learning in Pairs (FLIP) program has learned this firsthand. As a FLIP volunteer for more than 11 years, […]

RECAP- The Heritage Foundation’s Annual Invitation Stuffing Party

RECAP- The Heritage Foundation’s Annual Invitation Stuffing Party

Annually, the Heritage Foundation hosts the Invitation Stuffing Party to commence the Heritage Ball festivities. The party is known for multi-generational attendance that brings a unique sense of comradery to the Old, Old Jail. The invitations are carefully stuffed and prepared by volunteers, including Eunetta Kready, who has attended all 46 stuffing parties. The volunteers […]

APCOM will load truck with 3,000 boxes of crayons for United Way’s Stuff the Bus

APCOM will load truck with 3,000 boxes of crayons for United Way’s Stuff the Bus

United Way of Williamson County’s Stuff the Bus school supply drive kicks into high gear from July 22 – July 27. APCOM is a new Stuff the Bus partner, and their employees have rallied together to donate the majority of the Stuff the Bus crayon supply, which is an essential item on kindergarten–8th grade supply […]

Make-A-Wish Homecoming Celebration

Make-A-Wish Homecoming Celebration

At the Make-A-Wish Homecoming Event, people from all over middle Tennessee gathered to celebrate the opening of Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee’s new home at The Compassion Collaborative.  The Compassion Collaborative gives Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee a place with more space which provides the opportunity for more staff and more wish granting.  Wish Kids, Wish Families, friends, and […]

The annual Big Backpack Giveaway is all set

The annual Big Backpack Giveaway is all set

[Williamson County, TN – July 15, 2019] – United Way of Williamson County’s Stuff the Bus school supply drive seeks to steer students on the path to achievement by providing families in need with essential school supplies. On Saturday, July 27, more than 100 volunteers will join United Way and its community partners to distribute […]

First Tennessee Bank Opens Trust Office in Middle Tennessee

First Tennessee Bank Opens Trust Office in Middle Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 9, 2019 – First Tennessee Bank, member of the First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) family of companies, which includes Capital Bank, today announced it has expanded its trust division with the opening of a new office in Nashville. To oversee the operation, First Tennessee has appointed Stephen Russell as senior vice president, […]