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UPCOMING Aug. 31 - Sept. 6: This week in your town

Upcoming city and other meetings scheduled this week in your area are listed below. To submit a public meeting to be included in this weekly report, please email the information to news@brentwoodhomepage.com. Include contact information and put "Upcoming" in the subject line.

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FirstBank Starts Fountain of Youth Fund
FirstBank Starts Fountain of Youth Fund
Mary Lankford-Benson and Lizzy Isaacs of FirstBank Collecting Change for Charity Fund
FirstBank Starts Fountain of Youth Fund

Residents who have walked around the Five Points area in downtown Franklin the past few months have gotten familiar with the fountain outside of the new FirstBank location, which opened earlier this summer.

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WCAC striving for goal in national contest by Aug. 31
WCAC striving for goal in national contest by Aug. 31

A $100,000 grand prize is at stake for Williamson County Animal Control and Adoption Center as the team hustles to meet its goal for the ASPCA Rachael Ray Challenge with one more adoption event on Saturday.

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BOMA group backs better north-south connector

Franklin's Capital Investment Committee has voted to ask the Board of Mayor and Aldermen to fund additional construction on Carothers Pkwy. to provide a better connection between Long Ln. and Moores Ln.

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Brentwood Library, Health Dept. to host free exercise course
Brentwood Library, Health Dept. to host free exercise course

The Brentwood Library and Williamson County Health Department will host a free 10-week exercise class on Tuesdays, according to a news release.

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Tomato lovers sample varieties, talk gardening at tomato event
Tomato lovers sample varieties, talk gardening at tomato event
Susan Williams, Justin Stelter and Anne Owen.
Tomato lovers sample varieties, talk gardening at tomato event

A small group of tomato enthusiasts gathered to sample this year's tomato harvest, plucked from the Carnton Plantation garden at the inaugural Tomato Tasting Extravaganza Monday night.

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Nearly 200 trees to be planted in Franklin

Residents who plan on visiting Ft. Granger, Pinkerton Park, and the Eastern Flank Battlefield Park during the fall may see nearly 200 new trees.

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UPCOMING Aug. 25 - 29: This week in your town

Here are meetings this week in your area that may be of interest:

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Residents hold fundraiser to save pre-historic Native American village
Residents hold fundraiser to save pre-historic Native American village

A small group of Forest Hill residents are trying to raise enough money to preserve a Mississippian-era Native American village that lies buried and undisturbed on the southeast corner of Hillsboro Road and Old Hickory.

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Parents, family, friends of gays find local safe space to talk
Parents, family, friends of gays find local safe space to talk
Logo for PFLAG-Franklin
Parents, family, friends of gays find local safe space to talk

PFLAG-Franklin is a support group for parents, families and friends who are in need of a safe space to talk about LGBTQ issues within the Williamson County area.

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Lend Lease (US) Community Fund hosting annual golf tourney for military families

Lend Lease (US) Community Fund plans to hold its second annual 18 Fore Military Families golf tournament on Sept. 9 at The Governor's Club.

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Lipscomb offers first MOOC, more on the way

Lipscomb University offered its first MOOC (massive open online course) Tuesday in an effort to further educate the state's teachers.

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Franklin residents donating food to emergency workers
Franklin residents donating food to emergency workers
Franklin residents plan to provide food to emergency workers stationed at the Williamson County Agricultural Expo. BRENTWORD COMMUNICATIONS/MICHAEL ACKLEY
Franklin residents donating food to emergency workers

Residents of The Highlands at Ladd Park plan to provide food to emergency workers stationed at the Williamson County Agricultural Expo until construction on the Peytonsville Road Bridge is completed.

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UPCOMING Aug. 18 - 23: This week in your town

Here are meetings this week across Williamson County that may be of interest to you.

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Girl Scouts holding meetings for interested girls

Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee will be hosting interest meetings for all girls grades K-5 and their families throughout August and September.

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Boiling Springs Academy open this Sunday
Boiling Springs Academy open this Sunday
Boiling Springs Academy will hold an open house for tours on Sunday, Aug. 17. BRENTWORD COMMUNICATIONS/JONATHAN ROMEO
Boiling Springs Academy open this Sunday

The historic Boiling Springs Academy will hold an open house for tours on Sunday, Aug. 17, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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Williamson Inc. discovers pieces of Brentwood's past | Williamson Inc.
Williamson Inc. discovers pieces of Brentwood's past

Williamson Inc. recently uncovered an interesting bit of Brentwood's early history, which the Chamber intends to donate back to the city.

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