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VOL. 38 | NO. 18 | Friday, May 2, 2014

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Momentum in Bellevue. Matt Wiltshire, director of the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, is the featured speaker and will discuss opportunities that lie ahead. 7 p.m., CrossPoint Church, 7675 Memphis-Bristol Hwy, Hwy. 70.

THURSDAY, MAY 8

Friends of Historic Lebanon Membership Dinner

Guest Speaker will be Howard Kittell, president and CEO of the Hermitage, home of President Andrew Jackson. Tickets are $25. Information and tickets: 547-9795, historiclebanon@cumberland.edu.

FRIDAY, MAY 9

Leadercast Broadcast

Community business leaders can access the knowledge and experience of world-renowned leaders by attending Leadercast at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena. The event, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m., is broadcast live from Atlanta to hundreds of sites around the world, including the Lipscomb campus. This year’s speaker lineup includes:

  • Andy Stanley, leadership author and communicator
  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel laureate & human rights activist live from Cape Town, South Africa
  • Malcolm Gladwell, journalist and best-selling author of The Tipping Point and Outliers
  • Randall Wallace, screenwriter, director, producer and songwriter (Braveheart, Secretariat)
  • Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric
  • Laura Schroff, former advertising sales executive and best-selling author of An Invisible Thread
  • Dr. Henry Cloud, clinical psychologist and leadership consultant
  • Simon Sinek, best-selling author of Start with Why and leadership expert
  • Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States (2001-2009) (via exclusive video interview)

Cost to attend is $99 for individuals and $95 per person for groups of five or more. Information: http://leadercast.com/location/nashville

SATURDAY, MAY 10

Middle Tennessee Strawberry Festival

Presented by Portland Chamber of Commerce at Downtown Portland. The morning begins with a pancake breakfast sponsored by the Rotary Club. 7-11 a.m. The Strawberry Stride, a 5k run, begins at 8. The festival begins at 9 with food, crafts, live music and a children’s play area. Parade begins at 4 p.m. The Strawberry Serenade, a free outdoor concert, will follow at Sumner Crest Winery, 5306 Old Highway 52, Portland. Information: 325-0932, www.portlandcofc.com, www.sumnercrestwinery.com.

MONDAY, MAY 12

Bellevue Picnic Patron’s Party

The Tyrone Smith Revue will entertain the crowd and there will also be a live auction, including a one-of-a-kind scarf by the legendary designer Manuel. Tickets for the event are $45 per person and include food and entertainment. There will be a cash bar available. Information: 662-2737, info@harpethwestchamber.com. The 37th annual Bellevue Picnic is scheduled for Saturday, May 17.

Real Estate Investors Network Real Estate Investors Network

Monthly Association Meeting. Breakout sessions and feature presentation on the second Monday of each month. 5:30-8 p.m., 174 Raines, Nashville. Information: reintn.org. Additional April opportunities include:

  • Thursday, May 15: Williamson County Lunch Group. Rehabbers, builders, commercial, mini-storage, wholesalers, private lenders, transaction funders, hard-money lenders, bankers, title attorneys, realtors, and vendors discuss deals, the state of the market, and how they can help each other prosper. 11:15 a.m., Bosco’s Restaurant & Brewery, 2000 Meridian Blvd, Ste 110, Franklin.
  • Monday, May 19: Landlording Subgroup. Join other REIN members to share ideas and discuss landlording and renting property. 6:30 p.m., REIN Education Center – Belle Meade, 4525 Harding Road, Ste 200, Nashville.
  • Tuesday, May 20: REIN Lunch Network. Join active and experienced real estate investors on the third Tuesday of the each month. Share your deals you’d like to sell/buy. Present deals you know about that would interest investors. Discuss trends and hot real estate topics of interest to the experienced and active real estate group members. 11:15 a.m., Dalt’s American Grill, 38 White Bridge Road, Nashville.
  • Thursday, May 22: Ca$h Flow & Millionaire Maker Games. Learn financial strategies without having to invest any of your own hard-earned cash. These games are fun and educational ways to learn about wealth creation, managing assets and liabilities and escaping from the “rat race.” 6 p.m., REIN Education Center – Belle Meade, 4525 Harding Road, Ste 200, Nashville.

TUESDAY, MAY 13

Young Leaders Council Continuing Education Luncheon

Sam Davidson, co-founder of CoolPeopleCare and Batch, will be the featured speaker. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Rocketown, 601 4th Avenue South. $20 per person, which includes lunch. Since 1985, Young Leaders Council has trained nonprofit board members in the Nashville area. It was created by the Council of Community Services, the HCA Foundation and the United Way to address the need to broaden and strengthen Nashville’s volunteer leadership base. Reservations requested: www.ylcnashville.org/events by May 9.

Cheatham County Chamber of Commerce 3rd Annual Academic Excellence Awards Dinner

The event honors the top students from Cheatham County High School, Harpeth High School and Sycamore High School, and will be held at the Livery Stables in Pleasant View.

MAY 14-17

37th annual Bellevue Picnic

A day of food, fun, music and friends at Red Caboose Park benefitting Harpeth Youth Soccer Association and Bellevue Sports Athletic Association. This year’s event will feature food trucks, business booths, rides, entertainment and more. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. 656 Colice Jeanne Rd (Hwy 70), Bellevue.

3rd annual Tennessee Bike Summit

Walk/Bike Nashville and Bike/Walk Tennessee host the event, which brings together policy makers, bike advocates, engineers, planners, designers and bike shop owners to work towards making Tennessee a more bike-friendly state. The schedule features two and a-half days of workshops and plenary sessions. Speakers include:

  • Nashville Mayor Karl Dean
  • Kim Wiley-Schwartz, assistant commissioner New York City Dept. of Transportation
  • Jim Sayer, executive director, Adventure Cycling Association
  • Brighid O’Keane, advocacy & programs director, Alliance for Biking and Walking
  • Toks Omishakin, TDOT assistant commissioner, Bureau of Environment & Planning Bureau.

Information: www.tnbikesummit.org.

MAY 15-17

65th annual Franklin Rodeo

The Franklin Noon Rotary Club event stampedes into the Williamson County Ag Center May 15-17 at 7 p.m. each night. Proceeds from this event benefit area charities. Rodeo tickets are available online at www.franklinrodeo.com and at the gate. $20 for adults, $10 for 12 and younger.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 21

International Association of Business Communicators

The Nashville Chapter of the IABC will welcome marketing leader and author John Ellett, CEO of the digital-centric marketing agency nFusion, based in Austin, Texas, during its monthly professional development luncheon series. This month’s presentation titled, “Leading fast, successful change for your brand and career,” is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. at Maggiano’s Little Italy, 3106 West End Avenue. Information: http://nashville.iabc.com.

MONDAY, JUNE 2

Leadership Franklin Deadline

Applications for the 2014-2015 class is June 2, with applications available at leadershipfranklin.org. The non-profit community leadership organization is dedicated to educating, informing and empowering leaders to improve the quality of life in Franklin and Williamson County. Information: Paula Harris, executive director, 252-4312, paula.harris@bwsc.net, or Debbie Henry, associate director, 628-0264, dhenry@tmagroup.org.

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