Category: Community Service

Box 100 Seeks Volunteers

The volunteer organization Box 100 is seeking volunteer members to help provide support services to first responders.  Box 100 members assist the city’s emergency departments with such duties such as crowd and traffic control, providing rehab to personnel on lengthy…

Chili Cook Off Tonight

Think your chili is the best around? Tonight you’ll have your chance to prove it as again the city rallies around Ricky Quinn, a dedicated city employee who is also a volunteer firefighter.  Ricky is fighting neck and head cancer…

Making La Vergne Home

Yesterday, I asked some questions and got some very good answers. I urge you to go read the comments there and start thinking about what you can do to help. I would be glad to help anyone who wants to…

Shelter Available Tuesday Night

With strong winds and big storm predicted to roll in around midnight tonight, the Box 100 volunteer group is opening the Multipurpose Building behind City Hall beginning at 10:00 p.m.  If you need shelter, the building is across from the…

BAD Weather Approaching

From the mayor, NOTICE:  Box 100 has opened the Multipurpose Building behind City Hall for anyone seeking shelter from the major storms heading our way.  This is for Thursday, February 24th.

Make Christmas a Charitable Time

With Christmas just days away, this is a good time to reflect on its true meaning and to practice random acts of kindness.  How can you do this? Go through your pantry and find some canned or other non-perishable items…

Mashup: Toy Drive & Swearing-In

For today’s new word, let’s explore Mashup.  According to Urban Dictionary.com, mashup is “v. To take elements of two or more pre-existing pieces of music and combine them to make a new song. n. A song comprised of elements of…