Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary participating in The Big Payback

The Big Payback, Tennessee’s 7th annual giving day, encourages Middle Tennesseans to give local and support nonprofits during 24-hour campaign   Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary is once again participating in The Big Payback, a 24-hour, online giving event created to help Middle Tennessee nonprofits raise funds vital to continuing their work and directly improving the…

Blood Assurance collecting convalescent plasma donor at Williamson County Medical Center

  Stokes Nielson will be donating convalescent plasma at Williamson Medical Center as part of a new treatment for COVID-19. Stokes is donating in honor of Joe Diffie who he had the pleasure of playing with, and who was a great mentor to many country music artists. COVID-19 convalescent plasma is an FDA investigational treatment…

McDonald’s restaurants offering free coffee for first responders + healthcare professionals

  Local McDonald’s owner-operators want to thank the first responders and healthcare professionals for their unwavering dedication and service to their communities. All McDonald’s restaurants in the Nashville, Bowling Green, Chattanooga and Huntsville areas are providing a free any size hot or cold coffee for first responders and healthcare professionals through April 17. All McDonald’s restaurants have…

Leadership Franklin extends application deadline for twenty-fifth class

  Leadership Franklin has extended the application deadline for acceetance into their twenty-fifth class. Twenty community members will be chosen for the 2020-21 program year. Completed applications are now due on or before 12 noon on June 1, 2020. The application can be found at http://www.leadershipfranklin.com/application. Leadership Franklin is a non-profit community leadership organization dedicated…

Franklin Tomorrow shifts April 13 FrankTalks to online webinar focusing on social engagement

  Franklin and Williamson County are expected to still be under a stay at home order on Monday, April 13, so Franklin Tomorrow is taking its monthly education series FrankTalks online. We will utilize Zoom technology to host the program, starting at 9:30 a.m. and ending at approximately 10:30 a.m. Our topic will be “Social…

Statement from Williamson County Parks and Recreation regarding facilities and activities

  The number one priority of Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) is the safety and well-being of our patrons and employees.  In light of guidance from the CDC and public health authorities, until further notice, the following guidelines will be used by WCPR. *All Recreation Centers and outdoor parks and amenities will remain open…

Upcoming events at the Williamson County Performing Arts Center

  The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department (WCPR) will host a variety of family friendly entertainment in the coming weeks at the Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park, 112 Everbright Avenue; located off of Columbia Avenue just south of historic downtown Franklin Celtic Rhythms on Fire – THIS WEEKEND! Saturday, March 7…

Williamson County Parks and Rec. Musical Theatre Experience Program for Youth presents Willy Wonka Kids

  Williamson County Parks and Recreation’s (WCPR) Musical Theatre Experience program for youth offers a fast-paced, but FUN education in musical theatre: singing, dancing, and acting, while working towards a culminating production. The Franklin and Nolensville Spring program is nearing completion and the students are ready to showcase their talents in the musical production of…