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VOL. 36 | NO. 52 | Friday, December 28, 2012

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Interactive Media Meet-up. Chamber members involved in interactive media meet Friday to discuss trends, challenges, ideas and thoughts. These meetings give members the opportunity to develop connections with colleagues while learning about trends and applications in web and mobile technology. 8:30-9:30 a.m., Goodwill Industries of Middle TN, Inc., 937 Herman Street, Lifsey Building, Room 120, Nashville. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.


Shared Interest Group Sales/Business Development

Shared Interest Groups (SIGs) are composed of Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce members with similar interests who meet to discuss trends, challenges, ideas and thoughts. SIGs give members the opportunity to learn, network and develop long-term, meaningful relationships in a casual setting that promotes conversation and camaraderie. Boy Scouts of America, 3414 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.


Business After Hours

An opportunity to develop relationships and celebrate the strength and diversity of the Nashville-area economy with hundreds of Chamber members and area business leaders. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Grand Avenue, 186 North First Street, Nashville. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.


Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tribute

The Rev. James Lawson, Diane Nash and Earnest “Rip” Patton, who, as leaders in the renowned Nashville Movement of the 1960s employed nonviolent resistance against discrimination that ultimately ended legal segregation in the U.S., are reuniting for a panel discussion to share their experiences and discuss the state of diversity in America today, during Waller’s “It’s Our Turn” Martin Luther King Jr. Day tribute. The discussion will be moderated by John L. Seigenthaler, distinguished journalist, civil rights activist and founder of the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University, at the DoubleTree hotel, 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, Jan. 19

Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society

Guest Speaker: Paul Clements, historian and regular columnist for the Nashville Retrospect. Paul is the author of A Past Remembered and recently published Chronicles of the Cumberland Settlements. No admission fee. Information: mtgs.org.

Thursday, Jan. 24

YP Nashville Connect

Networking event to help young professionals figure out where they can get connected and involved in the Nashville area. Display booths will be staffed by members of more than 25 young professional organizations that are a part of YP Nashville. 5-7 p.m., Houston Station, 434 Houston Street, Nashville. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.


Zoo Run Run

Runners and walkers will embark on a 5K course through Nashville Zoo’s 188-acre property past favorite habitats, like the African Savannah and Flamingo Lagoon, and on roads and trails not normally seen by the public. Proceeds help fund Zoo operations, from education programs for children to feeding more than 2,100 animals. Information and registration: nashvillezoo.org.

GNAR New Member Orientation

Applicants for GNAR membership must attend new member orientation in the GNAR classroom within three months of application. 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, 4540 Trousdale Drive. Information: gnar.org, 254-7516.