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VOL. 39 | NO. 19 | Friday, May 8, 2015

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Real Estate Professionals for a Cause. The event will benefit Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns. Today, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Nelson Andrews Leadership Lodge, 3088 Smith Springs Road, Nashville. Tickets: $35 online, $45 at the door. Information: https://events.babcmobile.com/index.php?event=43, Events@Bridesabc.org

THURSDAY, MAY 14

HCA/TriStar Health Lifesaver Breakfast

Steve Forbes, chairman & editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, will be this year’s keynote speaker for the Nashville Area Chapter of the American Red Cross’ 13th Annual Lifesaver Breakfast. The event will be held at 7:30 a.m. at the Omni Hotel in downtown Nashville. Last year’s event raised more than $500,000, a record-setting amount to support the vital mission of helping the community prepare, respond to and recover from disasters. Information: 615-290-6804615-290-6804, www.lifesaverbreakfast.org. To make a donation: www.crowdrise.com/NashvilleLifesaverBreakfast.

Wine & Whiskers

The Cheatham County Animal Awareness Foundation (CCAAF) will host its “Wine and Whiskers” fundraising event, 6-9:30 p.m. at the Harpeth Art Center & Gallery in Pegram. The event features the music of Grammy-nominated guitarist and producer, Denny Jiosa, and an encounter with the Music City Medium, Cindy Kaza, on her 2015 tour. Admission: $40-$65 per person. Wine and food will be provided by Red Wine and Spirits, Coco’s Italian Market, Monell’s and Nothing Bundt Cakes. The event also features art exhibits and both a live and silent auction. Auction items are being added daily, and anyone can follow the event’s Auction Donation page at www.WineandWhiskers.com. All proceeds from the fundraiser are used by CCAAF to cover the cost of spay/neuter and vet services for Cheatham County pet owners needing financial assistance, and to find responsible homes for dogs and cats abandoned to the county’s animal control facility. Information: www.WineandWhiskers.com.

Nashville Arts Coalition Mayoral Forum

Nashville Arts Coalition and leading community arts organizations will conduct a public forum for Nashville mayoral candidates to discuss their visions for the arts. The event will be held at Nashville Children’s Theatre, 25 Middleton Street, beginning with a reception at 5:30 p.m. and continuing with the moderated forum from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited to 535.

MAY 14-16

Franklin Rodeo

One Gen Away, GraceWorks Ministries, Bridges Domestic Violence Center and the Williamson Medical Center’s Breast Health Center are among the organizations that will all receive proceeds from the 2015 Franklin Rodeo. Since the rodeo began in 1949, its proceeds have gone back to the community, including buying band uniforms and library books for the public school, and providing scholarships for physicians and nurses. Over $2 million has been given back by the Franklin Noon Rotary Club, who hosts the rodeo, in its 65 year history. This year’s rodeo starts at 7 p.m. each night at the Williamson Co. Ag Expo Center. Parade at noon on May 9 through downtown Franklin. Tickets range in price from $10 to $20 and can be purchased online at FranklinRodeo.com or at the gate. Information: 615-RODEO-11615-RODEO-11.

FRIDAY, MAY 15

Zoo Outdoor Movie Series

Nashville Zoo’s outdoor movie series. Guests can pack a picnic, put down a blanket and enjoy “Toy Story” as the sun goes down. Zoovies take place after the Zoo closes at 6 p.m. Guests can enjoy inflatables and games, face painters and rides on the Wild Animal Carousel. Additional dates include:

  • June 12: Ice Age
  • Sept. 4: How to Train Your Dragon

Zoovies are included with Zoo admission or membership. For non-members arriving after the Zoo closes at 6 p.m., the cost is $6. Wild Animal Carousel and face painting are additional fees.

SATURDAY, MAY 16

Nashville Wine and Food Festival

The event promotes Nashville’s nationally recognized local cuisine and music, paired with high-end wines from around the country and the world. It will be held at Riverfront Park, noon-4 p.m., and will benefit the Nashville Symphony. Participants will gather to enjoy wines from around the world, along with food from some of Nashville’s top restaurants, including Adele’s, 1808 Grille, Watermark, 312 Pizza Company, Sole Mio, and Tempur Chocolate. There also will be cooking demonstrations from local chefs and wine seminars by some of the country’s top winemakers. Tickets: $79-$129. Information: www.thenashvillewineandfoodfestival.com.

38th Annual Bellevue Community Picnic

Bellevue Harpeth Chamber of Commerce is the host the event, which will – for the first time – feature fireworks. The event is free and features more than over 60 vendors, 12 unique food trucks, live music, a classic car show, arts and crafts, a petting zoo, inflatables and rides at 656 Colice Jeanne Rd. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Information: http://bellevueharpethchamber.com/events/picnic.

Monday, May 18

Real Estate Investors Network

 Landlording Subgroup – Join other REIN members to share ideas and discuss the many areas of landlording and renting property. Tips and tricks, contracts, and policies to run your business better. 6:30 p.m., REIN Center, 4525 Harding Rd, Ste 200, Nashville. Information: www.reintn.org/calendar. Additional May opportunities:

  • Tuesday, May 19: Deals, Deals, Deals Subgroup – Learn how investors find and sell deals, as well as the mechanics of various deals. 6:30 p.m., REIN Center, 4525 Harding Road, Suite 200, Nashville.
  • Thursday, May 21: 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. 11:30 a.m., The Egg and I, 1000 Meridian Blvd, Suite 118, Franklin.

TUESDAY, MAY 19

Business Studio: Improving Sales Productivity Workshop

This workshop focuses on sales and improving your company’s sales productivity. The class will be led by John Boyens, a sales productivity expert and business strategist who is the co-founder and president of the Boyens Group. 8-9:30 a.m., Refinery Nashville, 438 Houston Street, Suite 263, Nashville. Information: Nashvillechamber.com, 615-743-3060615-743-3060.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20

Chamber West Monthly Networking Coffee

Network with Chamber members in your area over breakfast and coffee. Learn more about Chamber West’s initiatives and find out how you can get involved in the continued success of this area. 8-9:15 a.m., Hampton Inn & Suites-Green Hills, 2324 Crestmoor Rd., Nashville. Information: Nashvillechamber.com, 615-743-3063615-743-3063.

THURSDAY, MAY 28

Business Studio: Bourbon and Business at Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery

Andy and Charlie Nelson, who have spent the last nine years resurrecting their great-great-great-grandfather’s whiskey distillery, will share their story at this unique Business Studio event. Learn about the research, investment, strategy, blood, sweat, and tears that have helped shape their small business. A tour of the facility and a whiskey tasting are included. 5-7 p.m., Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery, 1414 Clinton Street, Nashville. Information: Nashvillechamber.com, 615-743-3060615-743-3060.

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