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VOL. 37 | NO. 7 | Friday, February 15, 2013

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Montgomery County Business After Hours. Today, 5-7 p.m., Clarksville Country Club, 334 Fairway Drive, Clarksville. Information: markh@clarksville.tn.us.


Kingston Spring City Commission

7 p.m., Kingston Springs City Hall


Ask the Expert: Live!

The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce launches a three-part series aimed at delivering ideas, business strategies and secrets for success from local industry experts. The experts have been chosen from different industries to facilitate well-rounded and valuable conversations to equip you with the knowledge to help grow your business.

They include:

  • Jeff Gowdy, J. Gowdy Consulting (Expertise: sustainability strategy, implementation and messaging)
  • Ernie Brown, FirstBank (commercial real estate lending)
  • Janet Meek, AppleOne (staffing/recruiting/HR)
  • Samantha Owens Pyle, Green Apple Strategy, LLC (marketing, brand and creative strategic development)

8:30-10 a.m., Goodwill Industries of Middle TN, Inc., 1015 Herman Street, Nashville. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.

Feb. 22-23

Love Your Heart Run

The 2013 Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour is designed to promote healthy living and lifestyles among all age categories and fitness levels. The program consists of 10 fitness events occurring monthly from February through November 2013, both on Fort Campbell and in the surrounding communities. Each event will have four components to include: Adaptive reconditioning program for Soldiers, fitness opportunities for children 8 years and older, non-competitive opportunities for walkers, novice or beginners and competitive categories based on gender and age groups. Information: ECFT@fortcampbellmwr.com, fortcampbellmwr.com/ECFT/


Wilson County Commission

7 p.m., Wilson County Courthouse, 228 East Main Street, Lebanon. Information: 444-1383.

Friends of the Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail

Group meeting of the Friends of the Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail Group, 6 p.m., 233 Tennessee Waltz Parkway (Ashland City Parks office). Information: 792-2655.


Real Estate Investors Network seminars

Real Estate and Small Business Taxes. One of the greatest advantages of real estate investing is tax savings. Learn how to maximize your savings. 6-9 p.m., REIN Education Center, 2416 Music Valley Drive, Suite 151, Nashville. Information, registration: REINTN.org, 885-5454.


Business After Hours

Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce event is scheduled for 5:30-7:30 p.m. at The Noah Liff Opera Center, 3622 Redmon Street, Nashville. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.


24th annual Nashville Lawn & Garden Show

The theme for this year’s show is “Jardins du Soleil,” French for “Gardens of the Sun,” and will feature gardens of internationally inspired designs. The show also offers the opportunity to hear free presentations by horticultural, landscape design and gardening experts. This year’s featured speaker is Frédéric Nancel, operations and events director for the Chateau de Chantilly near Paris, France. Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tennessee State Fairgrounds. Information: nashvillelawnandgardenshow.com.


Interactive Media Meet-up

Interactive Media Meet-ups are for like-minded Chamber members who meet to discuss trends, challenges, ideas and thoughts. These topic-driven meetings give members the opportunity to develop connections with colleagues while learning about trends and applications in web and mobile technology. 8:30-9:3- a.m., Goodwill Industries of Middle TN, Inc., 937 Herman Street, Lifsey Building, Room 120, Nashville. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.


Chamber East Networking Coffee

Join business and community leaders in East Nashville for the Chamber East monthly networking coffee and community update. 7:15-9 a.m., Fannie Battle Day Home for Children, 108 Chapel Avenue, Nashville. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3053.


2013 Old House Fair

The free, day-long festival, presented by the Metropolitan Historical Commission and the Tennessee Preservation Trust, showcases new ideas, practical advice, innovative materials and quality services for homeowners. Vendors and presenters will offer tips on enhancing energy efficiency, maintaining and restoring old houses, how to hire a contractor, choosing suitable materials and identifying appropriate design elements for specific architectural styles and eras. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Cohn School, 4805 Park Avenue, Nashville. Information: nashville.gov/Historical-Commission/Events-and-Programs/Old-House-Fair.aspx.