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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, […]

LOTZ HOUSE HOSTED ROBERT HICKS RECEPTION FOR KEEPING THE BATTLE OF FRANKLIN STORY ALIVE

LOTZ HOUSE HOSTED ROBERT HICKS RECEPTION FOR KEEPING THE BATTLE OF FRANKLIN STORY ALIVE

Included book signing of new release on Matilda Lotz by author Magdalen Dugan FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Lotz House celebrated Robert Hicks for his recent recognition for outstanding battlefield preservation award entitled “The 2019 Edwin C. Bearss Lifetime Achievement Award” presented by American Battlefield Trust President James Lighthizer. In the spirit of preserving the Battle of […]

Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee Welcomes New Board Members

Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee Welcomes New Board Members

NASHVILLE, TENN. – July 1, 2019 – Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee, an organization dedicated to providing support, education and hope to all people impacted by cancer, including family members and friends of those diagnosed, announced today the addition of four new members to its Board of Directors. “We are excited to welcome these individuals to […]

Over 100 volunteers have signed-up for Day of Action, a community-wide volunteer opportunity coordinated by United Way of Williamson County

Over 100 volunteers have signed-up for Day of Action, a community-wide volunteer opportunity coordinated by United Way of Williamson County

Held on June 21, the longest day of summer, Day of Action harnesses the volunteer spirit and encourages United Way of Williamson County’s corporate partners to take action in their community. Day of Action maximizes the impact of volunteering by tackling large-scale service projects that provide various benefits to nonprofit agencies. This year, local corporate […]

Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee Announces Appointment of Interim President and CEO Denise Alper

Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee Announces Appointment of Interim President and CEO Denise Alper

Search Underway for Permanent Leader  NASHVILLE, TENN. – June 13, 2019 – Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee today announced the appointment of Denise Alper as its Interim President and CEO. Alper takes the reins for the non-profit cancer support organization from Sandy Obodzinski, whose last day is June 14. “We are pleased to announce that longtime Gilda’s […]

First Horizon to Unify its Brands

First Horizon to Unify its Brands

Capital Bank, First Tennessee Bank, to become First Horizon Bank FTB Advisors, FTN Financial, to become First Horizon Advisors and FHN Financial New brands to launch officially in fall 2019 Memphis, Tenn. – June 12, 2019 – First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) today announced that it will bring together its family of companies under a unified […]

Comdata® Celebrates Truck Drivers in June with Driver Appreciation Month

Comdata® Celebrates Truck Drivers in June with Driver Appreciation Month

Leading fuel card and service provider to highlight drivers during its 50th anniversary celebration BRENTWOOD, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comdata Inc., a FLEETCOR company and a leading provider of innovative payment and operating technology, will spend June honoring the 3.5 million professional drivers who “make America run.” This month, Comdata will highlight America’s truckers through a marketing campaign while […]

Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee President and CEO to Depart in Mid-June; Search for Successor Underway

Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee President and CEO to Depart in Mid-June; Search for Successor Underway

NASHVILLE, TENN. – June 3, 2019 – Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee announced today that President and CEO Sandy Obodzinski will be leaving her post after more than three years leading the non-profit cancer support organization. Obodzinski’s last day will be June 14; a search for her successor is underway. “Gilda’s Club has been on a […]

HERITAGE FOUNDATION HIRES INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE FRANKLIN THEATRE

HERITAGE FOUNDATION HIRES INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE FRANKLIN THEATRE

June 3, 2019 (FRANKLIN, Tenn.) – The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN has hired an interim executive director for its division The Franklin Theatre. Longtime veteran of the theatre industry and executive producer of the Foundation’s 2017 50th anniversary celebration, Paul T. Couch will join the organization this week. CEO of the Heritage Foundation […]

FREE Community Skin Cancer Screening at Vanderbilt on June 15th

FREE Community Skin Cancer Screening at Vanderbilt on June 15th

It is estimated that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, and one person dies from melanoma – the deadliest form of skin cancer – every hour. To help you detect skin cancer early, in its most treatable stage, the Nashville Dermatologic Society and Vanderbilt Dermatology are partnering to offer a […]

WCAR presents results of Case Study on Williamson County’s Population Growth & Economic Development

WCAR presents results of Case Study on Williamson County’s Population Growth & Economic Development

Franklin, TN – This morning at Franklin Tomorrow’s Breakfast with the Mayors, the Williamson County Association for REALTORS® (WCAR) presented the outcomes of the study titled, “Population Growth & Economic Dynamics: A Case Study for Williamson County.” This study examines the relationship between population and economic growth as it pertains to Williamson County and various […]

Press Release – The 2019 Sizzle Award Winners

Press Release – The 2019 Sizzle Award Winners

The 2019 Sizzle Award Winners PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: MAY 10, 2019 08:47 CDT FRANKLIN, Tenn., May 10, 2019 (Newswire.com) – ​FranklinIs, The Online Voice of Williamson County, announced the 2019 Sizzle Awards Winners – The Best Businesses of Williamson County, Tennessee – at the annual Sizzle Awards Gala hosted at The Factory at Franklin. From Best Fine […]

HERITAGE FOUNDATION HOSTS 2nd ANNUAL PRESERVATION SYMPOSIUM

HERITAGE FOUNDATION HOSTS 2nd ANNUAL PRESERVATION SYMPOSIUM

Presented by Renasant Bank, the program will feature nationally renowned speakers and local preservation leaders. FRANKLIN, TN – The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN is hosting its 2nd Annual Preservation Symposium: Practical Preservation, presented by Renasant Bank, at the Williamson County Enrichment Center on Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The […]