625 results for 'Community Updates'

Art and Invention Gallery Closes Doors After Nineteen Years of Business in East Nashville

Art and Invention Gallery Closes Doors After Nineteen Years of Business in East Nashville

NASHVILLE, TENN — (April 30, 2019)—After nineteen years in East Nashville’s 5 Points, Art & Invention Gallery, creator of the Tomato Art Fest (TAF), will be permanently closing its doors May 31, 2019.  Owners Bret and Meg MacFadyen will be retiring to their home in Woodbury, TN, where they will pursue many new projects. The […]

GraceWorks Fairview announcement

GraceWorks Fairview announcement

Starting in July, GraceWorks will move to a mobile services model in Fairview to serve more families experiencing poverty. “The board and the CEO have restructured our service model and believe this restructuring will enable GraceWorks to serve more people and pour more funds into the Fairview community,” a formal statement from the GraceWorks Board […]

Betsy Schubring Crossley, Vicki Hearn Horne and Lelan Statom to be honored as community volunteers at 30th annual Crown Affair benefiting FiftyForward

Betsy Schubring Crossley, Vicki Hearn Horne and Lelan Statom to be honored as community volunteers at 30th annual Crown Affair benefiting FiftyForward

Cigna-HealthSpring to be honored for corporate philanthropy Event raises funds to support much needed programs for older adults in Middle Tennessee Community volunteers Betsy Schubring Crossley, Vicki Hearn Horne and Lelan Statom to be honored as community volunteers at 30th annual Crown Affair benefiting FiftyForward;  Cigna-HealthSpring to be honored for corporate philanthropy. The Crown Affair, […]

Application Deadline Approaches for 24th Class of Leadership Franklin

Application Deadline Approaches for 24th Class of Leadership Franklin

FRANKLIN, TN – (April 23, 2019) – Leadership Franklin is seeking applicants for its twenty-fourth class, 2019-2020.  Completed applications are due on or before May 3, 2019. The application, as well as 2019-2020 dates and additional information, are at http://www.leadershipfranklin.com/application. Questions regarding the application process may be directed to Paula Harris, Executive Director, at 615.252.4312 […]

Pet of the week: Cookie 

Pet of the week: Cookie 

Cookie is a lovable, seven-year-old female with a real zest for life! She loves to go on long walks and play outside. Cookie is deaf, but she is learning simple commands with the use of hand signals. She is also on a special diet and takes medication for digestive issues. If you have a heart […]

WCPR MAIN FACILITIES OPEN ON GOOD FRIDAY

WCPR MAIN FACILITIES OPEN ON GOOD FRIDAY

The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department’s six main recreation centers will be open on Good Friday, April 19 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd.; the Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, 2909 Commonwealth Dr.; the Fairview Recreation Complex, 2714 Fairview Blvd.; the Williamson County Recreation Complex at […]

HERITAGE FOUNDATION HIRES DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL PROJECTS AND CAMPUS PLANNING

HERITAGE FOUNDATION HIRES DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL PROJECTS AND CAMPUS PLANNING

Shannon Lapsley will lead the Franklin Grove Estate & Gardens project. Apr. 9, 2019 (FRANKLIN, Tenn.) – The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN has hired Shannon Lapsley as director of special projects and campus planning. Lapsley will be the lead project manager on the restoration and rehabilitation of the Franklin Grove Estate & Gardens […]

The Crown Affair celebrates the giving spirit of community volunteers and this year’s honorees Betsy Schubring Crossley, Vicki Hearn Horne and Lelan Statom and Cigna-HealthSpring

The Crown Affair celebrates the giving spirit of community volunteers and this year’s honorees Betsy Schubring Crossley, Vicki Hearn Horne and Lelan Statom and Cigna-HealthSpring

Nashville, Tenn. — The Crown Affair Patron Party was held Sunday, April 7, at the home of Melinda and Jeff Balser and celebrated community volunteers and Nashville leaders Betsy Schubring Crossley, Vicki Hearn Horne, Lelan Statom, and Cigna-HealthSpring.  Each of this year’s Crown Affair honorees is being recognized because they exemplify a giving spirit and […]

BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST TO COMPLETE CARNTON SPRINGHOUSE RESTORATION

BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST TO COMPLETE CARNTON SPRINGHOUSE RESTORATION

The organization is seeking donors to support the final phase of construction FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Battle of Franklin Trust is seeking donors to help support the final phase of reconstruction work on the Carnton springhouse. The first two phases of the project are now complete after the damaged roof was removed and additional masonry […]

Harvest Martial Arts Sweeps Tournament

Harvest Martial Arts Sweeps Tournament

Han Mu Do School in Franklin, Tennessee wins 36 medals and He-Young Kimm Cup   For immediate release – April 4, 2019, Franklin, TN – Franklin’s Harvest Martial Arts, and Owner Justin Martin, took home top honors last weekend at the 22nd International He-Young Kimm Cup in Mississippi. The tournament, hosted by the World Han Mu […]

Leadership Franklin Seeking Applicants for Twenty-fourth Class

Leadership Franklin Seeking Applicants for Twenty-fourth Class

FRANKLIN, TN – (April 2, 2019) – Leadership Franklin is seeking applicants for its twenty-fourth class, 2019-2020.  Completed applications are due on or before May 3, 2019. The application, as well as 2019-2020 dates and additional information, are at http://www.leadershipfranklin.com/application. Questions regarding the application process may be directed to Paula Harris, Executive Director, at 615.252.4312 […]

SEEKING TALENT FOR “THE BELLES OF FRANKLIN”

SEEKING TALENT FOR “THE BELLES OF FRANKLIN”

The Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park is seeking talent for “The Belles of Franklin,” a new, glamourous female vocal trio based in Franklin, TN. For the role, the casting director is seeking a strong pop vocalist who can read music, harmonize and move well. Outgoing personality is a must. Rehearsals begin immediately.  […]

Betsy Schubring Crossley, Vicki Hearn Horne and Lelan Statom to be honored as community volunteers at 30th annual Crown Affair benefiting FiftyForward

Betsy Schubring Crossley, Vicki Hearn Horne and Lelan Statom to be honored as community volunteers at 30th annual Crown Affair benefiting FiftyForward

Cigna-HealthSpring to be honored for corporate philanthropy Event raises funds to support much needed programs for older adults in Middle Tennessee Nashville, Tenn. — Community volunteers and Nashville leaders Betsy Schubring Crossley, Vicki Hearn Horne, Lelan Statom, and Cigna-HealthSpring will be honored as FiftyForward marks its 30th annual Crown Affair on Thursday, April 25. The […]

Pet of the Week: Wanita 

Pet of the Week: Wanita 

Wonderful Wanita is eight years old and is quite the charmer! She has a happy, friendly personality that endears her to everyone she meets. She loves playtime in the fenced yard, and enjoys watching other dogs and people go by. Wanita is also a loyal companion on daily walks. She is a bright dog who […]

RABIES CLINICS BEGIN SATURDAY

RABIES CLINICS BEGIN SATURDAY

State reports local case in skunk-Vaccinations crucial Williamson County Animal Center (WCAC) in Franklin announces a series of Saturday community rabies clinics at 10 area locations, March 30-April 27. Recently, the Tennessee Department of Health confirmed rabies in one skunk in Williamson County. WCAC reminds area residents to vaccinate their pets against the deadly rabies […]