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VOL. 35 | NO. 24 | Friday, June 17, 2011

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Intellectual Property Seminar. The law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC will present on Thursday the first in a series of seminars focused on the basics of intellectual property issues for advertising and marketing professionals. The first seminar will explore the basics of trademark law, including best practices for use of trademarks and how proper use can add value to a client’s intellectual property portfolio. Topics for future seminars in the series include:

  • July 28: Copyrights
  • Aug. 18: Right of publicity

Seminars will be held at the Firm’s downtown office, 211 Commerce Street, Suite 800, noon-1 p.m. The events are free and lunch will be provided. Advance registration requested. Information: 726.5705, jmcfarlin@bakerdonelson.com.

HR Excellence Awards

Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management as host the 2011 HR Facet of Excellence Award winner, Hospice Compassus, for a discussion on how excellence in HR strategy has influenced the success of the organization. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Embassy Suites Hotel-Airport, 10 Century Blvd. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 793-3656.

FRIDAY, JUNE 24

Networking Golf Outing

Networking 9s, a networking golf outing hosted by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, is set for 2:30 p.m. at Hermitage Golf Course, President’s Reserve. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.

SATURDAY, JUNE 23

Country Ham Breakfast

VFW Post 1970, 7220 Charlotte Pk., 7 a.m.-10 a.m. Plates are $8 for adults, $4 for children 10 and younger. Information: 352-9933.

MONDAY, JUNE 27

GNAR New Member Orientation

Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, 4540 Trousdale Drive. For GNAR applicants only. Applicants for GNAR membership must attend new member orientation in the GNAR classroom within three months of application. The GNAR orientation program is approved for continuing education credit – three hours of ethics and three hours of risk management. Instructor: Dave Floyd, GRI, ITI. Lunch provided. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Information, gnar.org, 254-7516.

TUESDAY, JUNE 28

Nashville Symphony Summer concerts

Nashville Symphony Summer Festival concert series finale at Centennial Park featuring “Russian Fireworks” at 7:30 p.m. Children’s costume contest for best-dressed Romeo or Juliet. Information: nashvillesymphony.org, 687-6500.

SATURDAY, JULY 9

Moving Towards a Cure 5K

Miles For Hope, Inc., an organization dedicated to funding cutting-edge brain tumor research, is holding its Moving Towards a Cure 5K Brain Tumor Awareness Walk at Edwin Warner Park at 9 a.m. (on-site registration 8 a.m.). Information: braintumorevents.org/Nashville.

FRIDAY, JULY 15

37th Bethlehem UMC Fish Fry

The Grassland community’s largest annual event, the Bethlehem United Methodist Church Fish Fry, features for all-you-can-eat catfish on the church grounds at 2419 Bethlehem Loop Road in Franklin off Hillsboro Road. 4:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Tickets $11 for adults ($13 day of the event). Children younger than 10 $6. Carryout available. Information: 794-6721, bethlehemumc.com.

JULY 15-17

Captured: History On Canvas

Artist members of The Chestnut Group are painting historic sites in “plein air” with significance to the Battle of Franklin, including Carnton Plantation, The Carter House, the Confederate Cemetery, Lotz House, Homestead Manor, Harrison House and the Confederate Monument in Downtown Franklin’s Square. The Fleming Center at Historic Carnton Plantation will be open to the public with extended hours (Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m.) A generous portion of the proceeds from this sale will benefit the Battle of Franklin Trust. Information: battleoffranklintrust.org.

MONDAY, JULY 25

GNAR New Member Orientation

Applicants for Greater Nashville Association of Realtors membership must attend new member orientation in the GNAR classroom within three months of application. The ethics portion meets the National Association of Realtors requirement that all Realtors complete an approved ethics training between Jan. 1, 2009 and Dec. 31, 2012. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, 4540 Trousdale Drive. Lunch provided. Information: gnar.org, 254-7516.

JULY 16-17

Tennessee Antiquarian Book Fair

More than 50 booksellers from more than 12 states are expected to participate in the fair, which will include lectures by authors and scholars. The keynote speaker will be bestselling author Nicholas Basbanes, best known for A Gentle Madness in which he relates stories about book collectors from antiquity to the 1980’s. Children’s literacy, the War Between the States in Tennessee, and book collecting 101 are some of the other scheduled lectures. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $5 for adults, free for 18 and younger. Information: tennaba.org.

JULY 29-31

Creative Capital Workshop

The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville presents the Creative Capital Workshop for artists in the Nashville region at Belmont University. Partially subsidized by a grant from the Kresge Foundation, the workshop is an intensive two and one-half day retreat led by nationally renowned arts professionals that has been described as a “crash course in self-management, strategic planning, fundraising and promotion” for artists of all creative genres. Information: ABCnashville.org.

Through Aug. 21

Shaker Collection at Frist

Gather Up the Fragments: The Andrews Shaker Collection, an exhibition featuring more than 200 objects, including furniture, drawings, household objects, textiles and baskets from one of the country’s most renowned Shaker collections, will be on view at the Frist Center’s for the Visual Arts. The exhibition is the largest, most comprehensive collection of Shaker material ever assembled. Information: 244-3340, fristcenter.org.

Through Oct. 21

Wood ‘Twinstallation’

Local earth artist David Wood is featured in a special ‘twinstallation’ at Cheekwood. Double Heliotrope consists of two pieces, one on land, and one on water, each part of a broader heliotrope series of horizontal radial wooden sculptures. One of these pieces, entitled Awakening, has a long modernist poem written by the artist inscribed on it. The other work, Reflection, will sport reflective Mylar circles and nocturnal solar illumination. Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sundays 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Information: 356-8000, cheekwood.org.

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