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2011 News Links

Friday, December 29, 2011

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

&Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Monday, December 26, 2011

  • Metro Public Works and Metro Parks and Recreation Christmas Tree Recycle Program:
    December 27, 2011- February 17, 2012
    Drop off at any one of the following Metro Parks:
    Cane Ridge, Cedar Hill, Edwin Warner, Elmington, Joelton, Richland, Sevier, Two Rivers and Whitfield; or Una Recreation Center, 136 Una Recreation Road; Former Lakewood City Hall Bldg, 3401 Old Hickory Blvd.
    For more information, call 862-8640 or visit www.nashville.gov/pw/recycle

Sunday, December 25, 2011

  • If anyone would like to get involved with Fifty Forward Meals on Wheels, contact Paula Swafford 463-2264. For more information on other senior services 743-3400

Friday, December 23, 2011 

  • The House of Hope and New Beginnings, email: thehouseofhope@ymail.com / (615) 446-1108 / P.O Box 1755 Dickson, TN 37056-1755
  • The Titans are preparing to face off against the Jacksonville Jaguars Saturday and the Music City Star still plans on running its Game-Day Express to the game at L-P field on Christmas Eve. Rides cost $15 from any of the stations downtown starting at 10 a.m.
  • For Saturday's game, the Music City Star will operate the schedule listed below:
    Depart from Lebanon Station 10 a.m.
    Depart from Martha Station 10:15 a.m.
  • Depart from Mt. Juliet Station 10:25 a.m.
  • Depart from Hermitage Station 10:35 a.m.
    Depart from Donelson Station 10:50 a.m.
    Arrive at Riverfront Station 11 a.m.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

  • The Nashville Fire Department is offering free smoke detectors, just call (615) 862-5282 for more information.
  • Oasis Church http://www.oasischurch.tv

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

  • Second Harvest Food Bank is hoping to raise enough money to provide nine million meals before the end of the month. If you would like to make a donation visit their website at Second Harvest of Middle Tennessee. 

  • Milken Institute ranked the best performing American cities. Nashville came in at 42nd overall in the 2011 rankings, to see the entire list visit 2011 Best Performing Cities List.

  • If you're interested in learning more about Tuckers House, visit TuckersHouse.org

  • Sixty-First Avenue United Methodist Church's Annual Last Minute Toy Store. The Last Minute Toy Store runs from December 18th to December 21st. If you need toys you can call (615) 463-0191. No pre-registration is needed, but parents/guardians must bring:
     
    -- Parent or Guardian's picture ID
    -- Proof of Davidson County address ( utility bill, rent receipt, etc)
    -- Parent or Guardian Social Security card
    -- ID showing children's names and ages ( such as birth certificate, report card)
    -- Proof of Income ( bring all that apply on official letterhead, pay stub, government assistance letter, separation from work notice, child support letter, etc)

  Monday, December 19, 2011 

  • Check out the U.S Post Office website for more information on holiday shipping 

 Friday, December 16, 2011

  • Help members of the armed forces enjoy the holidays, then return home safely to their families by donating at Operation Ride Home.
     
  • Call CCA metro-Davidson County detention facility at 615-837-6299 for information about dollhouses made by the inmates.
  • Bob and Connie Barker Animal Control Facility in Sumner County.

  • To find out more about the Dashing Deals going on in downtown Nashville - including deals, coupons, etc. and who is participating visit nashvilledowntown.com and then click on "Dashing Deals."  

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

  • To see a complete list of Average Domestic Airfare click HERE

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 

  • First Lady Crissy Haslam is continuing her push in education in her Read 20 program- to learn more visit Read 20
  •  The Guard joined forces with E4 Health and the non-profit "The Jason Foundation" to create the "Guard Your Buddy" app for smart phones. 

Monday, December 12, 2011 

  • Forbes just released it annual list of the ten most dangerous cities in America,  and Tennessee made that list. Memphis was listed at the 2nd most dangerous city in terms of violent crimes. To see the complete list visit Forbes.com
  • To see the incredible surveillance video from Columbia of a truck crashing into a convenience store visit News Channel 5 Videos
  • Check out the viral video of Nashville teen Preston Leatherman, lip-synching along with Mariah Carey in his YouTube video called " Dancing With An iPod in Public : Christmas Edition." 

 Saturday, December 10, 2011 

Friday, December 9, 2011 

    To , find the Franklin Christmas lights that are raising money for Graceworks Ministries visit Franklin Christmas

 Thursday, December 8, 2011  

  • Help for the flu is now just one click away. Visit Flu Near You, a system that uses first person reports to monitor the illness nationwide.
  • The Be A Santa To A Senior program has Christmas trees set up at businesses all across the mid-state. If you're interested in adopting a senior visit Be A Santa To A Sen, ior.

  Wednesday, December 7, 2011

  • The deadline to regist, er for Metro Nashville's virtual public school is Thursday. High school students can take all or some of their credits online for free with teachers monitoring their work. Visit www.vlearn.mnps.org for details.
  • Couponsherpa.com has a list of some great steals. Many of them are online deals like Free Shipping or 20 percent off, or both. But they may require a minimum purchase.
  • If you would like to help the Salvation Army Angel Tree visit www.salarmy-nashville.org.
  • Almise Memorial Fund through the O'Charley's corporate office. Donations can be mailed to 3038 Sidco Drive Nashville 37204 attn: Almise Memorial Fund.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

  • Open enrollment for more than a million Tennesseans on Medicare ends December 7th.For a list of numbers and websites to get more info about Medicare you cal call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4273) or visit the Medicare Open Enrollment website.
  • One midstate school is competing in a national contest,and if they win their auditorium will get a major facelift. Dickson County High School is taking part on the "Clorox Grants for schools" program. To vote for in the program visit the Clorox Website.
  • Mega Bus is offering a deal that's hard to refuse--- free rides from Nashville to Chattanooga or Atlanta. 200,000 free seats are being offered between January fourth and March first. Visit MegaBus.com and use the promo code "GO FREE" to book your seats.
  • The Fairy Godmother of Music City is collecting used Prom dresses, to donate a dress, especially a plus sized one visit: http://fairygodmotherprojectofmusiccity.com
  • For more information about the O'Moore College of Design's participation in the Fairy Godmother's Prom dressesfollow the following link:http://blog.omorecollege.edu/?p=286
  • Sixty-First Avenue United Methodist Church's Annual Last Minute Toy Store. The Last Minute Toy Store runs from December 18th to December 21st. If you need toys you can call (615) 463-0191. No pre-registration is needed, but parents/guardians must bring:
    • Parent or Guardian's picture ID
    • Proof of Davidson County address ( utility bill, rent receipt, etc)
    • Parent or Guardian Social Security card
    • ID showing children's names and ages ( such as birth certificate, report card)
    • Proof of Income ( bring all that apply on official letterhead, pay stub, government assistance letter, separation from work notice, child support letter, etc)
  •   To volunteer or donate to the Last Minute Toy Store call (615) 292-7184

Monday, December 5, 2011 

  • Gov. Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam are inviting Tennesseans from across the state to a free holiday open house at the Executive Residence from December 5th to December16th. For more information visit : http://www.tn.gov/firstlady/ 

  • A great way to give back this holiday season is by giving the gift of life and donating blood. Visit American Red Cross Donations to find the donation center closest to you.
 
Saturday, December 3, 2011

Friday, December 2, 2011

  • Salvation Army Angel Tree Donations are open until December 3rd. Unwrapped Donations can be dropped off at Angel Tree booths located in the RiverGate Mall, The Mall at Green Hills, Cool Springs Galleria and Hickory Hollow. Donations can be dropped off at the Salvation Army headquarters at 700 Cowen Street until December 16th. For more information visit Nashville Salvation Angel Tree Program

  • The Tennessee Supreme Court has set up a new site to help people find legal advise. Visit the site at justiceforalltn.com
     
  • The Tennessee Department of Education has released the results of the 2011 report card for schools in the state. You can find the full report with state, district and specific schools' results at edu.reportcard.state.tn.us.

  • The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department invites kids to drop off a letter to Santa in one of the special Santa mailboxes now through December 20th. For more information visit www.wcparksandrec.com.

  • A local teenager is touching the lives of hundreds of girls, one purse at a time. Hannah Bryant is the face of Hannah's Purse, a charity that delivers new and used handbags to less fortunate teens. To purchase a purse or learn more about the charity visit Hannah's Purse Drive 
  • RootMetrics conducted a study of more than 27,000 call, data and texts tests over a week to see the results visit http://www.rootmetrics.com

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

  • The Hermitage offers an authentic look at how the holiday season was celebrated in the 19th century with candlelight tours Thursday, Dec. 8 and Thursday, Dec. 13. For more information and tickets, visit TheHermitage.com.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Friday, November 25, 2011 

 Wednesday, November 23, 2011 

  Monday, November 21, 2011

Friday, November 18, 2011

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

 Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Monday, November 14, 2011

Friday, November 11, 2011 

Thursday, November 10, 2011 

   Wednesday, November 9, 2011

  Tuesday, N, ovember 8, 2011


Monday, November 7, 2011

S, unday, November 6, 2011

  • The toll free number for Home Ownership Preservation is 888-995-HOPE

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

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  • Applications for the first round of  Excellence in Vo, lunteer Engagement Certification will be due  in January 2012. Information is available at http://www.hon.org or www.cnm.org.  
  • Flu.gov
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2011

    Monday, October 31, 2011

    Saturday, October 29, 2011

    Friday, October 28, 2011

    Thursday, October 27, 2011

    Wednesday, October 26, 2011

    • Tennessee Department of Safety
    • TVA: EnergyRight Solutions
    • Organizations that would like to participate in the Metro Nashville Public Schools' intersession planning process can contact MNPS customer service at 615-259-4636 through Friday, November 4. Participants will be asked to leave a contact name, phone number and e-mail address.

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011

    Monday, October 24, 2011

    Sunday, October 23, 2011

    • Last Chance Pet Rescue:
      An account is open at Pinnacle National Bank under account number 5416358. The bank's address is: 150 3rd Ave. South Nashville, TN. 37201. You can send a donation to Last Chance Pet Rescue, Inc. PO Box 118 White Bluff, TN. 37187. For questions, email lastchancepetrescue-dickson@yahoo.com.

    Saturday, October 22, 2011

    Friday, October 21, 2011

    Thursday, October 20, 2011

    Wednesday, October 19, 2011

    Tuesday, October 18, 2011 

    Monday, October 17, 2011 

    Sunday, October 16, 2011

    Saturday, October 15, 2011

    Friday, October 14, 2011

    Thursday, October 13, 2011

    Wednesday, October 12, 2011

    Monday, October 10, 2011

    Saturday, October 8, 2011

    Friday, October 7, 2011

    Thursday, October 6, 2011

    Wednesday, October 5, 2011

    Tuesday, October 4, 2011

    Monday, October 3, 2011

    Saturday, October 1, 2011

    Friday, September 30, 2011

    Thursday, September 29, 2011

    Wednesday, September 28, 2011

    Tuesday, September 27, 2011

    Monday, September 26, 2011

    Sunday, September 25, 2011

    Thursday, September 22, 2011

    Wednesday, September 21, 2011

    Tuesday, September 20, 2011

    Monday, September 19, 2011

    Saturday, September 17, 2011

    • To find out how you can help Michael Murray, USA Olympic hopeful, email kathymes@aol.com

    Friday, September 16, 2011

    Thursday, September 15, 2011

    Wednesday, September 14, 2011

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011

    Monday, September 12, 2011

    Saturday, September 10, 2011 

    Friday, September 9, 2011

    Thursday, September 8, 2011

    Wednesday, September 7, 2011

    Monday, September 5, 2011

    Sunday, September 4, 2011

    Thursday, September 1, 2011

    Wednesday, August 31, 2011

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011

    Monday, August 29, 2011

    • The American Red Cross says they still nee, d blood as part of their post-Hurricane Irene response. To schedule an appointment to donate blood or platelets, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or, visit redcrossblood.org.

    Saturday, August 27, 2011

    Friday, August 26, 2011

    Thursday, August 25, 2011

    Wednesday, August 24, 2011

    Tuesday, August 23, 2011

    Monday, August 22, 2011

    • Wall Street Journal: Where The Action Is
    • Flood Project: Digital History Of Flood of 2010
      Friday, August 26
      9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      Saturday, August 27
      9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Anyone interested in scheduling an interview or donating photos and videos may contact:
      Mary Makley: 615-497-7536
      Email: LibraryFloodStories@comcast.net
    • The office of Nashville Area Habitat for Humanity's Cheatham Division is open on Tuesdays 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., and located at 296 Frey St, reet, #5, in Ashland City. Representatives can be reached by phone Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 615-441-9967.

    Saturday, August 20,, 2011

    Friday, August 19, 2011

     

    Wednesday, August 17, 2011

    Tuesday, August 16, 2011,

    Monday, August 15, 2011

    Sunday, August 14, 2011

    Saturday, August 13, 2011

    Friday, August 12, 2011

    Thursday, August 11, 2011

    • Yard Sale To Benefit Hillcrest Healthcare Lucky Stars Program
      Saturday, September 17
      8 a.m. - noon
      Cheatham County Front Lawn
      100 Public Square, Ashland City
      615-792-9154 ext. 110

    Wednesday, August 10, 2011

    Monday, August 8, 2011

    Sunday, August 7, 2011

    Friday, August 5, 2011

    Thursday, August 4, 2011

    Wednesday, August 3, 2011

    Monday, August 1, 2011

    • Murfreesboro intersections with red light cameras:
      South Church at Middle Tennessee Blvd.
      Memorial Blvd, at Northfield Blvd.
      Rutherford Boulevard at Mercury Blvd.
      Old Fort Parkway at Thompson Lane
      Broad Street at Church Street
      Broad Street at Northfield Boulevard

    Sunday, July 31, 2011

    Friday, July 29, 2011

    Thursday, July 28, 2011

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011

    Tuesday, July 26, 2011

    Monday, July 25, 2011

    Friday, July 22, 2011

    Thursday, July 21, 2011

    Wednesday, July 20, 2011

    • Nashville Shores is helping Middle Tennesseans beat the heat by extending its operating hours to 8 p.m. every day through August 7. The waterpark is now also offering a special After 3PM ticket for just $19.99 plus tax. This special After 3PM ticket is available online at NashvilleShores.com.

    Monday, July 18, 2011

    Saturday, July 16, 2011

    Friday, July 15, 2011

    Thursday, July 14, 2011

    Wednesday, July 13, 2011

    Tuesday, July 12, 2011

    Monday, July 11, 2011

    Saturday, July 9, 2011

    Friday, July 8, 2011

    Thursday, , July 7, 2011

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011

    Tuesday, July 5, 2011

    • American Pyrotechnics Association
    • Fresh fruit and vegetable vouchers may, also be redeemed at the following farmer&#, 39;s stands located at:
      Delvin Farms
      East Nashville Farmers Market, , 210 South 10th St.
      Wednesday 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
      West Nashville Farmers Market, Richland Park, , Charlotte Avenue
      Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00p.m.
      Gaynor Farms
      Nashville Farmers Market, 900 Rosa Parks Blvd.
      Monday through Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p, .m.
      Howells Farm
      Nashville Farmers Ma, rket, 900 Rosa Parks Blvd.
      Monday through Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
      Richards Farm
      1508 East Stewarts Lane and 3837 Clarksville Pike
      M, onday thru Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
      Smiley's Farm
      Nashville Farmers Market, 900 Rosa Parks Blvd.
      Monday thru Sunday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    • Tennessee Energy Efficiency Appliance Rebate Program

    Monday, July 4, 2011

    Sunday, July 3, 2011

    Saturday, July 2, 2011

    Friday, July 1, 2011

    Thursday, June 30, 2011

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011

    Monday, June 27, 2011

    Saturday, June 25, , 2011

    Friday, June 24, 2011

    Tuesday, June 21, 2011

    Monday, June 20, 2011

    Friday, June 17, 2011

    Thursday, June 16, 2011

    Wednesday, June 15, 2011

    Tuesday, June 14, 2011

    Monday, June 13, 2011

    Sunday, June 12, 2011

    Thursday, June 9, 2011

    Wednesday, June 8, 2011

    Monday, June 6, 2011

    • An account has been established under the Police Benevolent Foundation called the "Keith Bellar Memorial Fund" at Regions Bank. Donations can be made at any Regions Bank.
      Donations can also be made through the Police Benevolent Foundation's website at www.pbfi.org or by texting the phrase COPS BELLAR to 85944.  A $10 donation will be made throu, gh your cell phone bill. 
    • Bacterial Meningitis Frequently Asked Questions
    • Bro, adway/West End Corridor Study
      Community Conversations
      All bus routes:
      Wednesday, June 8, 4-6 p.m.
      Music City Central
      400 Charlotte Avenue
      MTA Route 3 West End:
      Thursday, June 9, 6-8 p.m.
      Aquinas College
      4210 Harding Pik, e
    • Mosquito Control Tips

    Saturday, June 4, 2011

    Frida, y, June 3, 2011

    Thursday, June 2, 2011

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011

    Tuesday, May 31, 2011

    Saturday, May 28, 2011

     Friday, May 27, 2011

     

     

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     Monday, May 16, 2011

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    Friday, May 13, 2011

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    Monday, May 9, 2011

    Sunday, May 8, 2011

    Friday, May 6, 2011

    Thursday, May 5, 2011

    Wednesday, May 4, 2011

    Tuesday, May 3, 2011

     

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