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VOL. 37 | NO. 27 | Friday, July 05, 2013

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CEO Insights. When key parts of the health care law take effect in 2014, there will be a new way for individuals, families and small businesses to get health insurance. Learn how these changes in the health care environment will affect you and your business. Featured speaker: Bill Gracey, CEO of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. Today, AT&T Auditorium, 333 Commerce Street, Nashville. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.


Nashville Dancin’

The free summer music continues with Mishka, Pat McLaughlin, Kansas Bible Company, TAR (Trapp, Abbott & Rhodes), Oak Creek Band at Nashville’s Riverfront Park. Doors open at 5 p.m., and music begins at 6. Additional shows include:

  • July 18: Mike Farris & the Roseland Rhythm Revue, The Kingston Springs, Sol Cat, Roots of a Rebellion
  • July 25: Edwin McCain, The Kicks, Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes, Modoc
  • August 1: Bud Light 50-50-1 Presents - Colt Ford - 21+ show

Real Estate Investors Network seminars

Fix This Deal – Deal Analysis and Wholesaling, 5:30-8 p.m., REIN Education Center. Upcoming events include:

  • Monday, July 15: Landlording subgroup, 6-8:30 p.m., REIN Education Center
  • Tuesday, July 16: Networking luncheon, 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Dalt’s American Grill, 38 White Bridge Road, Nashville
  • Tuesday, July 16: Landlord/Tenant Law, 6-9 p.m., REIN Education Center


Dive-in Movie

Fairview recreation complex outdoor pool. Gates open at 7 p.m., movie starts at dusk. All ages. $5 per person, which includes admission, burger, chips, and a drink provided by Sonic Drive-In. Information: 46-9331 x 2310.

JULY 12-14

Uncle Dave Macon Days

Music will fill the air at the 36th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days at Cannonsburgh Historic Village. Ricky Skaggs and Sharon White, this year’s Heritage Award winners, will be the grand marshals of Saturday’s 10 a.m. motorless parade down Main and Broad Streets. They also will perform that night at 7 p.m. on the main stage. The music festival is the setting for the international championships in buck dancing, clogging and banjo-picking. Approximately $10,000 in prize money will be distributed in various categories of music and dance contests. Admission is $5.


Learn to Row

Nashville Rowing Club will host a free seminar at 10 a.m., Hamilton Creek Sailing Marina, 2901 Bell Road. Arrive 15 minutes early. Space is limited space. Information: NashvilleLearnToRow@gmail.com.

Hermitage Garden Tour

Join Michael Grantham, Gardens Manager, and Trey Gwinn, Lead Interpreter, for an in-depth look at the history and horticulture of Rachel Jackson’s beloved garden. At the conclusion of the tour, participants will be given a cutting from the garden to take home and plant. RSVP: hermitagegardentour.eventbrite.com/#

Williamson County Community Band

Free concert featuring patriotic numbers, Broadway tunes and marches under the direction of Ken Krause at Aspen Grove Park in Franklin. The 6:30 p.m. concert is open to the public and admission is free. Picnic baskets, blankets and lawn chairs are welcome. Information: wcparksandrec.com, 790-5719.


Summer 2013 Franchise Business Network Meeting

Baker Donelson is playing host to the event at 11:30 a.m., 211 Commerce Street, first floor. Speakers include:

  • Gary Liu, president, Priority Payments East Coast: “Payment Card Industry Compliance for Franchised Businesses”
  • Micheline Johnson, of counsel, Baker Donelson: “Branding in the Digital Age: New Media, New Models”
  • Matt Job, vice president of sales, Local Search Masters: “Reputation Management in Social Media”

Program and lunch are complimentary, but advance registration is requested. rsvp@bakerdonelson.com.