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VOL. 37 | NO. 1 | Friday, January 04, 2013

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Business After Hours. An opportunity to develop relationships and celebrate the strength and diversity of the Nashville-area economy with hundreds of Chamber members and area business leaders. tUESDAY, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Grand Avenue, 186 North First Street, Nashville. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.


Martin Luther King Jr. Day tribute

The Rev. James Lawson, Diane Nash and Earnest “Rip” Patton, who, as leaders in the renowned Nashville Movement of the 1960s employed nonviolent resistance against discrimination that ultimately ended legal segregation in the U.S., are reuniting for a panel discussion to share their experiences and discuss the state of diversity in America today, during Waller’s “It’s Our Turn” Martin Luther King Jr. Day tribute. The discussion will be moderated by John L. Seigenthaler, distinguished journalist, civil rights activist and founder of the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University, at the DoubleTree hotel, 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, Jan. 19

Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society

Guest Speaker: Paul Clements, historian and regular columnist for the Nashville Retrospect. Paul is the author of A Past Remembered and recently published Chronicles of the Cumberland Settlements. No admission fee. Information: mtgs.org.

Thursday, Jan. 24

YP Nashville Connect

Networking event to help young professionals figure out where they can get connected and involved in the Nashville area. Display booths will be staffed by members of more than 25 young professional organizations that are a part of YP Nashville. 5-7 p.m., Houston Station, 434 Houston Street, Nashville. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.