Local Sam’s Club provides job training for people with disabilities

Sam’s Club partners with Waves to teach job skills The Franklin Sam’s Club has partnered with Waves to create a vocational skills training program for adults with disabilities. The program participants were introduced to variety of skills including: interacting with shoppers, arranging visual displays, and working the cash register. Since Sam’s Club has a wide…

BrightStone’s 16th Annual “Music that Touches the Heart” Announces Michael W. Smith as their lead performer

  BrightStone’s 16th annual “Music that Touches the Heart” benefit, set for Wednesday evening, February 21st in Liberty Hall at the Factory at Franklin, announces Michael W. Smith will be performing at the benefit  along with several award-winning songwriters. During Michael’s storied career, he has been honored with three Grammy Awards, 45 Dove Awards, and…

Young Leaders Council announces graduates of Fifth Annual Nonprofit Board Training Program Partnership with Williamson Chamber

  Young Leaders Council (YLC), a Nashville-based nonprofit organization that has trained more than 2,500 men and women to effectively participate on the boards of nonprofit agencies for the past 33 years, announces the graduates of YLC/Williamson Chamber Class 2017. Partnering with Williamson Chamber for the fifth year in a row, YLC provided 28 hours…

Jonathan Cain to perform at the Historic Ryman Auditorium to raise awareness and funds for children with special needs

Jonathan Cain, of the band Journey, along with Dana Glover and The Bass Brothers, will perform on the stage of the Mother Church for the 20th Annual Hats off to High Hopes on January 29, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. to raise awareness and funds for High Hopes Development Center, which serves children with special needs…

All is merry and bright at Franklin Theatre’s benefit for High Hopes

  The Historic Franklin Theatre in Downtown Franklin will set the stage for the 2nd Annual A Season of High Hopes  on Tuesday, December 12 at 7:30 p.m. featuring Rodeo & Juliet, People on the Porch, a children’s choir, and Nan Gurley benefiting the children and families of local non-profit High Hopes Development Center. This holiday…

TN Promise still looking for mentors

tnAchieves, partnering organization to Governor Haslam’s TN Promise, is recruiting mentors to work with the fourth class of TN Promise scholars.  Mentors spend about one hour per month working with a group of students to help eliminate the barriers associated with the transition from high school to college.  Mentors remind students of important deadlines, serve…

Williamson County Schools Career Fair Nov. 9

The 16th Annual World of Possibilities Career Exploration Day will be held Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the Williamson County Ag Expo Park.  This comprehensive career day is being held to better inform eighth grade students about career opportunities available.  Williamson County and Franklin Special School Districts recognize there are specific workforce needs for Williamson…