Help for the Hungry

February 26, 2010
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In a a couple of conversations this week, I was struck by how many kids we have in LaVergne who may be hungry and how many families need help now for the basic necessities like housing and food. First, let me share this link that may provide answers people need when they have nowhere else to turn for housing.  211.org is an easy-to-remember number that help people find resources for basic human needs like locating food banks, clothing, shelters, rent assistance, and utility assistance.  In addition, there is info on physical and mental health resources, employment support, help for the…

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Will I See You at IHOP Tomorrow?

February 22, 2010
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You can bet I’ll be there for free pancakes!! Am meeting some friends after our morning meeting.  I’ll make a donation to the Children’s Miracle Network, Tuesday, Feb. 23 is another big day for breakfast bargain hunters. From 7 a.m. through 10 p.m., IHOP will be giving away free pancakes in celebration of National Pancake Day. Customers will get a stack of three buttermilk pancakes at no charge, though the restaurant is encouraging customers to make a donation to the Children’s Miracle Network. It hopes to raise $1.75 million in donations.

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DNJ Editorial About LHS

February 21, 2010
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Linking the editorial from the Daily News Journal about LaVergne High School. We wish Daniels well as he prepares to leave La Vergne High, because It isn’t an easy place to be the principal. With a large number of low-income students, a highly transient population and movement from the Antioch area into northern Rutherford County, La Vergne High is no place for wilting violets. In my own opinion, when you have teachers who give students ZERO for credit because they do their work in pen rather than pencil and don’t take into consideration that the actual work has been done,…

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Art Show Changes Venue

February 19, 2010
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Art Show Changes Venue

Congratulations to LaVergne’s own No More Fortune Cookies who will have her work exhibited in this art show.  Scheduled a week from today from 7pm – 2am at The Open Lot in Nashville.  Who wants to go?   I may be able to talk my husband into it if he reads the “poster” closely. :o)      Ha…

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HobNobLaVergne Launch Coming…

February 18, 2010
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The much-anticipated, much-ballyhooed HobNobLaVergne is scheduled to launch soon.  Formal press releases have been sent, but here’s the info. I am pleased to invite you to a “live” demonstration and official celebration ceremony through a Town Hall Meeting setting on Monday, March 8th beginning at 6:30pm. Come and be a part of the new and exciting development as we launch a very robust online information tool for our entire community ~ Hob Nob La Vergne! All local and state officials have been invited to attend this grand celebration event at the New Apple Buffet in La Vergne. – from Mike…

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Help Kirsch Family Tonight

February 16, 2010
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From the Daily News Journal and from a city press release, A benefit dinner for the family of Tim Kirsch, who died Feb. 6, will take place from 5 – 8 p.m. today at Chef Wang’s , located at 1145 N.W. Broad St . Allen Wang, owner of Chef Wangs, will donate a portion of the cost of the meals to the Kirsch family. Tim Kirsch was involved with the La Vergne youth baseball program as an umpire. He did not have insurance. For more information, contact Mayor Ronnie Erwin at 615-394-2821.

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