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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, […]

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 […]