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VOL. 37 | NO. 30 | Friday, July 26, 2013

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Seventh Annual Nashville Emerging Leader Awards. The NELAs recognize young professionals in 15 industry classifications who are excelling in their careers and making a difference in the Nashville community. Today, 5-8 p.m., Lipscomb University’s Collins Alumni Auditorium. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.


Nashville Dancin’

The free summer music concludes with Colt Ford in a 21-and-older show. Doors open at 5 p.m., and music begins at 6.


Interactive Media Meet-Up

Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce members 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. 8:30-9:30 a.m., Goodwill Industries of Middle TN, Inc., 937 Herman Street, Lifsey Building, Room 120, Nashville. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.


Back to School Bash 2013

Back-to-school celebration from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Lebanon High School Commons Area. School information, food, games, school supplies, community resources. Sponsored by Wilson County Schools Family Resource Center.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Reserves annual BBQ Chicken Dinner

The Reserve program is a non-profit volunteer organization funded by donations. Dinners are $5 each. 4-7 p.m., William O. Beach Civic Hall Veterans’ Plaza. Dine in or carry out available. Information: 931 648-0611 ext 1263.


Real Estate Investors Network seminars

New Investor Subgroup facilitated by members Jim and Tina Kape. 6 p.m., at the REIN Education Center, 2416 Music Valley Drive, Ste 151, Nashville. Upcoming events include:

  • Monday, Aug. 5: REIN Rutherford County Subgroup, 6:30 p.m., Keller Williams Building 450 St. Andrews Drive, Murfreesboro.
  • Monday, Aug. 6: REIN Lunch Network. Not a class or lecture but a discussion of real estate topics of interest. 11:15 a.m., Dalt’s Classic America Grill, 38 White Bridge Road, Nashville.
  • Monday, Aug. 12: REIN General Meeting. Robyn Thompson talks about how to run a six-figure business her “Wealth Savvy” way. 6:30-9 p.m., Swang Business Center at Lipscomb University, 1 University Park Dr, Nashville.


Chamber East Networking Coffee

Join business and community leaders in East Nashville for the Chamber East monthly networking coffee and community update. 7:30-9 a.m., Location TBA. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3053.

Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Education Division

The public is invited for a luncheon to meet the new director of Wilson County Schools, Timothy R. Setterlund. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Reservations required by Monday, Aug. 5. 444-5503. $15 per person.


Live on the Green

Nashville’s free concert series held at Public Square Park in front of the Metro Courthouse on six consecutive Thursdays. The series will feature:

  • Aug. 8 – Matt & Kim with ZZ Ward and Gin Wigmore
  • Aug. 15 – Matt Nathanson with Erin McCarley
  • Aug. 22 – Michael Franti and Spearhead with The Delta Saints and Luella and the Sun
  • Aug. 29 – Robert Randolph & The Family Band with Joe Robinson
  • Sept. 5 – Local Natives with Leagues and Lulu Mae
  • Sept. 12 – Moon Taxi with The Weeks and The Wild Feathers

Shows begin at 5 p.m. Information: liveonthegreen.net.


Arts Council of Williamson County’s ‘Brown Bag Lunch Bunch’

Middle Tennessee culinary artist and chef Michael Martin will be the guest speaker. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Williamson County Public Library (main conference room), 1314 Columbia Pike, Franklin. Information: mike@bluefigeditions.com.


Mayor’s Back to School Bash

The inaugural Mayor Cullough’s Back to School Bash will take place 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Cheatham County Courthouse. This “carnival at the court house” will include games, face painting, free school supplies and more. The first 100 children to visit will receive a free backpack. Information: 746-2443.

Bootlegger’s Bash

The Battle of Franklin Trust will once again take a trip into prohibition-era Tennessee as it hosts Bootlegger’s Bash. The third annual event at Carnton Plantation is inspired by Williamson County’s unique history of bootlegging. Guests are invited to enjoy a whiskey tasting, delicious southern meal and old-time music and dancing. 6:30-10:30 p.m. Information: www.battleoffranklintrust.org.