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VOL. 36 | NO. 46 | Friday, November 16, 2012

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Weekly Business Mastermind Luncheon. Join other small business owners and entrepreneurs in a peer-to-peer advisory session over lunch. Share your ideas, challenges and insights while you share a meal together. Group meets Wednesdays at 11:30 at Nero’s Grill. All business owners welcome, but advance registration required. Register: http://nashvillesuccesssummit.com/events-2/


March to Carter House

The Fort Donelson Camp #62 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will hold a public march to The Carter House to commemorate the 148th anniversary of the Battle of Franklin. The group invites the general public to assemble at the Fort Granger historical marker in Pinkerton Park at 4 p.m. At 4:30 p.m., the group will step off with Federal re-enactors leading the way one mile to The Carter House. Information: gant92ovi@yahoo.com, tnsuvcw.org.


Franklin Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis

More than 1,500 runners and walkers are expected to take part, with a fundraising goal of $114,000. The race begins at 9:10 on the Franklin Square. Teams or individuals may register for the 5K run or 1 mile walk by visiting www.franklinjbrw.org.

NOV. 30-DEC. 1

40th annual Carter House Candlelight Tour

The Tour will showcase homes in historic Franklin, 6-9:30 p.m. each day. This year’s tour will include the following homes:

  • Adgent House, 123 Lewisburg Avenue
  • Stewart House, 201 Lewisburg Avenue
  • North-Nance House, 206 Lewisburg Avenue
  • Drs. North-Miller House, 208 Lewisburg Avenue
  • Mills-Crosby-Jewell House, 211 Lewisburg Avenue
  • Stubblefield House, 219 Lewisburg Avenue
  • Ross House, 220 Lewisburg Avenue

Additionally, The Carter House, Carnton Plantation and Lotz House will be on the tour, portraying stories of The Battle of Franklin on its anniversary, Nov. 30, and will be decorated in period holiday style Dec. 1. Tickets are $30 ($25 in advance). Information: battleoffranklintrust.org.

DEC. 3-6

Robertson County Comprehensive Growth and Development Plan Workshops

Residents are encouraged to attend Community Workshops to learn about the Comprehensive Growth and Development Plan for Robertson County and the cities of Adams, Coopertown and Cross Plains. The workshops will be led by consultants with Littlejohn Engineering Associates, Inc. The Comprehensive Growth and Development Plan will give officials a roadmap to guide future growth and development, accommodate change, and maintain the unique character of Robertson County. Sessions include:

  • Springfield: Monday, Dec. 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 200 5th Avenue West.
  • Cross Plains: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m., City Hall, 7622 Highway 25 E.
  • Adams: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (catered lunch), Adams Clubhouse, 210 South Church Street.
  • Coopertown: Thursday, Dec. 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Coopertown Elementary School, 3746 Highway 49 W, Springfield.

RSVP: Lea Ann Allen, 382-2245, leaann.allen@robertsoncountytn.org. Information: robertsonchamber.org/growth.