Less than 3% of the apparel Americans wear is made in the U.S., but this company is changing that

Read the Forbes article here   “I hate manufacturing,” joked Dean Wegner, founder and CEO of Authentically American, a Nashville-based apparel-making startup. To be fair, he wasn’t saying he hates all things industrial, but that it’s simply not his bailiwick. “It’s not my area of giftedness,” he added. “I’m much more into the business development…

Two Men and a Truck® kicks off Fill-A-Truck for Thanksgiving with Kroger® and GraceWorks Ministries

  To fight hunger this holiday season, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Brentwood-Franklin and Kroger® will be holding a community food drive to Fill-A-Truck for Thanksgiving on November 20, 21, and 22. These food drives will be held at the Kroger at 237 East Main Street in Hendersonville on November 20, at Kroger on 2946…

Mercy Community Healthcare to celebrate 20th anniversary on November 8

Proceeds from the dinner will support Mercy’s Behavioral Health Services & Suicide Prevention   More than 20 years ago several people in Franklin realized the need for a children’s healthcare clinic in the Hard Bargain and Natchez neighborhoods. In response to that need, Mercy Children’s Clinic opened its doors in November 1999. Now known as…

Gateway Chamber Orchestra to perform Transfigured Night on November 4

  Gateway Chamber Orchestra will host their second concert of the 2019-20 season Masterworks Series, Transfigured Night, on Monday, November 4, at 7:30 p.m. Soar through darkness into light with the dramatic program of works by the renowned Ottorino Respighi, Claude Debussy and Arnold Schoenberg. GCO harpist Paula Bressman casts light onto Debussy’s beautiful Danses  with…

Martin Masters Fine Art Show and Sale, Oct. 18-19, at FiftyForward Martin Center, to feature original works by more than 40 local and regional professional artists

  WHAT:                      FiftyForward Martin Center will host its annual Martin Masters Art Show and Sale WHEN:                      Friday, Oct. 18: opening reception, meet and greet the participating artists, 5-8 p.m. Sneak peek opportunity to purchase art. This year’s featured guest artist is Frank T. Gee. Saturday, Oct. 19; Art show and sale continues, 10 a.m.-4…

Gateway Chamber Orchestra to Perform September 30 at Franklin Theatre

  The Franklin Theatre will host the first concert of the 2019-20 season of Gateway Chamber Orchestra’s Masterworks Series on Monday, September 30th, at 7:30 p.m. Season tickets are on sale now, as well as tickets for the opening concert titled ‘Artistry of Lorna McGhee.’   Gateway Chamber Orchestra kicks off their emotion-packed new season…