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2017 Finalist Salute to Excellence

We were honored to be a finalist this year in the Center For Nonprofit Management's Salute to Excellence Awards.

LATEST ARTICLES


Good Makers Market vendors offer socially conscious holiday shopping

Good Makers Market vendors offer socially conscious holiday shopping

By: Bailey Basham

During the month of December, you'll typically find two types of holiday shoppers — the ones who hav ...

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Streamings Greetings:  Online services roll out holiday chesnuts for movie-lovers

Streamings Greetings: Online services roll out holiday chesnuts for movie-lovers

By: Joe Nolan

After you’ve opened the presents, greeted the guests and feasted and fêted  your way through a blizz ...

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'Tis The Season: One Warm Coat

'Tis The Season: One Warm Coat

By: Brinley Hineman

As temperatures drop, Nashvillians pull out their much-trusted winter coats to keep them warm as the ...

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Jailhouse Rock: the music of Tim Carroll

Jailhouse Rock: the music of Tim Carroll

By: Joe Nolan

If you’re looking for me in East Nashville on a Friday evening, there’s a good chance you’ll find me ...

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT


Vendor Theresa finds her true calling in spiritual activism

Vendor Theresa finds her true calling in spiritual activism

By: Jesse Knott

Originally from Bowling Green, Ky., Theresa moved to Nashville as a 21-year-old with the hopes of pu ...

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Vendor Donna overcomes years of substance abuse, secures housing

Vendor Donna overcomes years of substance abuse, secures housing

By: Jesse Knott

A Michigan native, Donna moved to Tennessee in 1990 with hopes of a brighter future. After drifting ...

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Vendor Jamie finds her true meaning

Vendor Jamie finds her true meaning

By: Jesse Knott

A Clarksville native, Jamie has spent many years living day-to-day and watching her life "go downhil ...

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Meet Maurice: 'I don't just exist anymore, I'm living'

Meet Maurice: 'I don't just exist anymore, I'm living'

By: Eric Dorman

Maurice describes himself as “a rolling stone.” Originally from Oklahoma City, Okla., he says that h ...

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SOCIAL WALL