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VOL. 36 | NO. 48 | Friday, November 30, 2012

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Robertson County Comprehensive Growth and Development Plan Workshops. Residents are encouraged to attend Community Workshops to learn about the Comprehensive Growth and Development Plan for Robertson County and the cities of Adams, Coopertown and Cross Plains. The workshops, held through Wednesday, will be led by consultants with Littlejohn Engineering Associates, Inc. The Comprehensive Growth and Development Plan will give officials a roadmap to guide future growth and development, accommodate change, and maintain the unique character of Robertson County. Remaining sessions include:

  • Adams: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (catered lunch), Adams Clubhouse, 210 South Church Street.
  • Coopertown: Thursday, Dec. 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Coopertown Elementary School, 3746 Highway 49 W, Springfield.

RSVP: Lea Ann Allen, 382-2245, leaann.allen@robertsoncountytn.org. Information: robertsonchamber.org/growth.


Weekly Business Mastermind Luncheon

Join other small business owners and entrepreneurs in a peer-to-peer advisory session over lunch. Share your ideas, challenges and insights while you share a meal together. Group meets Wednesdays at 11:30 at Nero’s Grill. All business owners welcome, but advance registration required. Register: http://nashvillesuccesssummit.com/events-2/


Chamber North Event: Meet Your Metro Officials

Informal meet-and-greet event with Mayor Karl Dean and the Metro Council members representing districts within the Chamber North Advisory Council area. 5 p.m., O Gallery, 1305 Clinton Street, Suite 120. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.


Watkins Community Education Open House

The Community Education department of Watkins College of Art, Design & Film will host an Open House, 1-4 p.m., with free hands-on activities and demonstrations by faculty instructors in printmaking, book arts, stop-motion animation and more, providing a preview to Community Education’s Spring 2013 session, “Your Place to Create.” Information: 383-4848 or Watkins.edu/community.


20th annual Education Report Card

For two decades, the Nashville Area Chamber has annually convened a diverse group of business and community representatives to examine academic performance data from the previous school year and prepare a written report presenting findings and recommendations for improvement. This year’s report also will also take an in-depth look at the future role of charter schools. Guests include Mayor Karl Dean, Metro Schools director Dr. Jesse Register, Board of Education chair Cheryl Mayes and Education Report Card Committee co-chairs Ron Corbin and Todd Vandawater. 10 a.m., Adventure Science Center, 800 Fort Negley Boulevard, Nashville. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.