2012 Employment Law Seminar. The Tennessee Human Rights Commission (THRC) will today present its 2012 Employment Law Seminar at One Century Place Conference Center, 26 Century Blvd. in Nashville, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The seminar provides legal and human resource professionals in the state of Tennessee with practical advice and best practices covering various aspects of employment law. This seminar will feature experienced employment law experts who will discuss the latest in employment discrimination law. Early registration is encouraged. The registration fee is $125 which includes conference materials, breakfast, lunch and refreshments. Deadline for registration is June 14. The 2012 program has been submitted for both CLE and HR Recertification credit. Information: 253-1608, tn.gov/humanrights for the registration form.


NLRB in the News - Breaking Down the Headlines

Through its expanded focus on non-unionized workforces and its ongoing political intrigue, the NLRB remains front and center and above the fold. At June’s Third Thursday Labor & Employment Breakfast Briefing, Baker Donelson shareholder Ben Bodzy will de-construct the headlines that have kept the NLRB in the news over the last year. Topics will include notice posting requirements, expedited election procedures, recess appointments, social media, class arbitration waivers and the Boeing fiasco. 8-9:30 a.m. at Baker Donelson, 211 Commerce Street, First Floor. The program is free, but advance registration is requested. RSVP: rsvp@bakerdonelson.com, 726-5714.

The Birthday Party

The American Cancer Society’s 2012 The Birthday Party, which celebrates cancer survivors, will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the aVenue, 120 3rd Avenue S. This year’s event is “A Tribute to the 60s & 70s.” Funds raised supports the American Cancer Society’s mission to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back. Information: 341-7324, acsbirthdayparty.org.


Battle of Franklin Trust Announces 2012 Summer Concert Series

The Battle of Franklin Trust, which manages The Carter House and Carnton Plantation, will host a three-part concert series at Carnton, 1345 Carnton Lane, Franklin, presented by BancorpSouth. Advance tickets will be available at The Carter House, Carnton Plantation and BancorpSouth in Franklin, 914 Murfreesboro Road. Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 6 to 12. General admission at the gate for adults is $12, children 6 to 12 are $5 and children 5 and under are free:

  • June 24: Boomerang will headline the show and play songs made famous in the 1960s.
  • Sunday, July 29: South Street Players will perform songs made famous in the 1970s.
  • August 26: Greez Monkeez will play hits made famous in the 1980s.

All concerts are 6 p.m.-8 p.m. with gates opening at 4:30 pm. Patrons are also encouraged to bring lounging items such as chairs or blankets. Information: battleoffranklintrust.org.

Free Band Concert, Fireworks

The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a free outdoor patriotic tribute concert by the Williamson County Community Band at 6:30 p.m. at Harpeth Hills Church of Christ, 1949 Old Hickory Boulevard in Brentwood. Along with the concert, there will be a fireworks show and free ice cream treats. The concert is open to the public and admission is free. Picnic baskets, blankets and lawn chairs are welcome at this family event. Information: wcparksandrec.com, 790-5719.

Thursday, June 28

Meet the NELAs Finalists Networking Event

Reception and networking event honoring the finalists of the upcoming 2012 Nashville Emerging Leader Awards (NELAs). 5-7:30 p.m., Bound’ry, 911 20th Ave. S. Presented by Lipscomb University Graduate School of Business. Information: nashvillechamber.com/calendar.


Treehouses: Great Works of Literature

Cheekwood has selected seven designers for its 2012 summer outdoor exhibition. Treehouses focuses on great works of literature with whimsical and traditional Treehouses in the landscape at Cheekwood. This exhibition celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the first summer exhibition at Cheekwood, Terrific Treehouses. Information: Cheekwood.org.