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The Plus Side of Nashville - March 2009

Show 1
Nashville Children's Alliance / Earth Hour
Airs: February 25, 28 & March 1, 11, 14, 15

On this edition of The Plus Side of Nashville, we'll talk about the Nashville Children's Alliance and the upcoming Andrea Walks to raise money for the Nashville Children's Alliance. June Turner with the Nashville Children's Alliance will share some of the wonderful work they do everyday to help children in need. Andrea Walks Chairperson Nancy Shultz will share details about the upcoming walk and the goals they hope to reach with this year's walk. The Andrea Walks V takes place April 4 at 9:00am beginning at the Centennial Park Bandshell. Sign-in is from 8:00-8:45am. For more information about the Nashville Children's Alliance, visit www.nashvillechildrensalliance.org.

Then, Sam Davidson with Cool People Care and Judy Takats with World Wildlife Fund discuss Nashville's participation in the upcoming Earth Hour. Earth Hour is a global lights-out event where major cities agree to switch off their lights to bring awareness to the issue of climate change. Nashville is one of seven official Earth Hour flagship cities in the United States. Earth Hour takes place on March 28 at 8:30pm. For more information about Nashville's participation in Earth Hour, visit www.EarthHourUS.org/Nashville.

Show 2:
Sexual Assault Center / The Davidson Group
Airs: March 4, 7, 8, 18, 21, 22

This month on The Plus Side of Nashville, we'll talk about the work of the Sexual Assault Center - an organization that's mission is to end sexual violence and provide healing for children, adults and families affected by sexual assault through counseling and education. Rachel Freeman, Vice President of Clinical Services at the Sexual Assault Center, and Joseph Bass, a Sexual Assault Center volunteer, join us to talk about the efforts the center is making to end sexual violence and their upcoming "Walk in Their Shoes" event. For more information, visit SACenter.org.

Plus, Nelson Andrews joins us to talk about The Davidson Group. He'll explain how the group was formed, and how they are working to bring Nashville's diverse communities together. For more information, call (615) 966-2505 or visit www.theDavidsonGroup.org.

8th Annual Walk in Their Shoes 5k
March 28, 2009
8:15 am: Registration

9:00 am: Walk Begins

Begins at the east side of the Shelby Street Walking Bridge
For More Information:

SAcenter.org
(615) 259-9055

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