Some Quickies for a Saturday

I am staring down the April 30th deadline for first-time home-buyers to be under contract in order to get the $8000 tax credit from the Feds, and suddenly I’m swamped with buyers.  So with apologies for such a quick post here, I did want to share some of the recent information sent by the city.  Next week I’m introducing another person of our community on the “We are LaVergne” … look forward to hearing about how this person has made a difference in the lives of many young adults.

From the city:

Senior Prom in Two Weeks

The annual Senior Prom for senior citizens will take place May 8 from 5-8p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building behind City Hall, near the ball fields. This event is for seniors 60 and older. Tickets are available at the Center, 337 Stones River Road. For more information, contact the Center at 793-3048.

Ready to Send the Kids to Camp?

The summer camp sign-ups will take place May 8th at the Parks and Recreation Building at 294 Sand Hill Road. Time is 9 a.m. We will take the first 50 young people who are rising first graders to rising sixth graders.

The summer camp sign-ups will take place May 8th at the Parks and Recreation Building at 294 Sand Hill Road. Time is 9 a.m. We will take the first 50 young people who are rising first graders to rising sixth graders.  We will have a waiting list. Cost is $25 registration fee per child. Weekly cost is $60 per week per child. Before care is $10 per week. After care is $10 per week. Camp is Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Before care is from 7 – 8 a.m. After care is 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Camp is June 14 – July 2 and July 12 – 30. For more information, contact Parks and Recreation at 793-3224.

What Would You Do With $11.8 Million?

After two budget workshops by the La Vergne Board of Mayor and Aldermen, Mayor Ronnie Erwin is happy to report the the budget is finalized.

“Right now, we’re $31,000 to the good,” he announced Thursday. “And that’s with the insurance going up, a three percent raise for employees and the non-profit donations.”

The budget workshops are completed. The completed budget, set at $11,834,000, will be submitted to the Board for their approval in May and June. It takes two votes by the Board to pass a budget. A workshop will be held at the June 1 meeting.

Once approved, the budget will take effect July 1, 2010.  For more information, contact Mayor Erwin at 394-2821.

Meanwhile, if you’re thinking about making the deadline to buy a home, don’t forget about my listings… look at the videos on the right hand side to see 281 Bill Stewart Blvd. ($129,900) and 5137 Morningwood Dr. in Cane Ridge ($246,900).   Also, a friend of mine has 1714 Jimmy Cove ($149,900) that is perfect with over 2000 square feet and in beautiful condition!

And if you haven’t already, become a fan of This is LaVergne on Facebook! This is where you can write your own updates for over 300 “fans” to read and discuss!

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