Mt. Juliet Pow Wow
The 36th annual Mt. Juliet Pow Wow will be Sunday, Sept. 24 at 10:30 a.m. at Mundy Park at 300 Mundy Memorial Drive in Mt. Juliet. It will feature competition pow wow, intertribal dancing, Native-American food, arts and crafts, music, a gourd dance, drum contest and dance contests. Admission is $8 for adults, $4 for children 4-12 years old and free for children 5 and younger. For more information, call Cindy Yahola at 615-443-1537.
No Place Like Home Charity Baseball Tournament
Empower Me will hold its No Place Like Home five-on-five charity baseball tournament Sunday, Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. at Cumberland University’s baseball stadium. Proceeds will benefit the Empower Me Center. The cost to play is $25 per person. For more information, contact Britney Wilkerson at 615-598-0733 or [email protected]
Lebanon Mosquito Spot Spraying
Lebanon workers plan to do mosquito spot spraying Monday, Sept. 25, weather permitting. The make-up date will be Tuesday, Sept. 26.
High School Equivalency Test
The Wilson County Adult Education program will offer the high school equivalency test, formerly the GED, on Sept. 26 at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Lebanon. For information on taking the test, call 615-443-8731.
The sixth-annual Never Alone event, sponsored by the Wilson County Health Council and its’ community partners, will be Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. on the quad area behind the cafeteria on the Cumberland University campus. The event is to remember those lost to suicide and offer support to those who have been affected by suicide. The event is free and open to anyone interested. For more information, call Marisa Hunter, health coordinator at the Wilson County Health Department, at 615-444-5325 ext. 1014.
Good Morning, Wilson County
The Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce will present Good Morning, Wilson County on Wednesday, Sept. 27 from 8:30-10 a.m. at the chamber office. Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto and other county representatives will be on hand for a discussion about what’s going on in Wilson County.
South Hartmann Gateway Plan Open House
An open house to review the South Hartmann Gateway Plan will be Thursday, Sept. 28 from 5-7 p.m. at the Lebanon Municipal Airport at 1060A Franklin Road. Visitors will enter gate 2 behind Home Depot. The purpose of the open house will be to present preliminary corridor plan recommendations, strategic market findings and recommendations and potential development scenarios and receive feedback and input about those plans. The meeting format will be come and go with information stations staffed by planners and note takers to record all public comments. For information, contact Paul Corder, Lebanon planning director at 615-444-3647 or [email protected]
Brooks House Spaghetti Supper
An old-fashioned spaghetti supper to benefit Brooks House will be Thursday, Sept. 28 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at College Hills Church of Christ at 1401 Leeville Pike in Lebanon. The cost is $10 per person, and children 5 and younger eat free. Tickets may be purchased at Pinnacle Bank offices on South Cumberland Street or West Baddour Parkway in Lebanon.
Lebanon Chamber Town News
The Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce will present Chamber Town News on Friday, Sept. 29 from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at the chamber office at 149 Public Square in Lebanon. It will feature Lebanon Mayor Bernie Ash, Park Renovation Committee chair David Hale and Wilson County 911 director Karen Moore.
Mt. Juliet-Donelson-Hermitage Relay for Life
The Mt. Juliet-Donelson-Hermitage Relay for Life will be Saturday, Sept. 30 from 2-8 p.m. at Charlie Daniels Park in Mt. Juliet. For more information, visit relayforlife.org/mtjuliettn.
Hurricane Benefit Concert
A hurricane benefit concert will be Saturday, Sept. 30 from 5:30-10 p.m. at the Mill at 300 N. Maple St. in Lebanon. It will feature games, and food will be available. Featured performers will include the Music City Slickers, Linwood Road, magician Rodney King, Razzy Bailey, Band of Faith, Yalina Valeria and Fidel Hernandez, Leona and Ron Williams and Zack Jansen and the Junior Jones TV Show Band. All proceeds will go directly to those affected by hurricanes Irma and Harvey.
Historic Lebanon Farm to Table Dinner
The second annual Historic Lebanon Farm to Table Dinner will be Sunday, Oct. 1 at 5 p.m. at Wedge Oak Farm in Lebanon. It will feature a meal prepared on site and served family style by Chef Trey Cioccia. Jug Creek Distillery and Yazoo Brewing Co. will offer specialty cocktails and brews during a social hour. Seating is limited. For tickets or more information, visit historiclebanon.com/farm-to-table-dinner, stop by the Historic Lebanon office at 324 W. Main St. in Lebanon or call 615-547-9795.
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1004 meeting
Chapter 1004 of the Vietnam Veterans of America will meet Monday, Oct. 2 and the first Monday of each month in the Veterans Building at the James E. Ward Agriculture Center in Lebanon. Meetings start at 5 with several members showing up early. All Vietnam and Vietnam-era veterans are urged to attend. Membership will be discussed on request. Auxiliary members will serve food. Call Doc Kraft at 615 477-8088 for more information.
Child Abuse Awareness Panel
The 15th Judicial District Child Advocacy Center and Cumberland University will present the second annual Child Abuse Awareness Panel on Tuesday, Oct. 3 from 6-8 p.m. in Labry Hall on the Cumberland campus. The event is free to the public and will feature two survivors of severe abuse, M.J. Lucas and Courtney Green, as they share their stories of survivorship. Other members of the panel will be Assistant District Attorney Tom Swink, Wilson County sheriff’s Sgt. Walker Woods, Child Protective Services lead investigator Patrick Cockburn and Department of Children’s Services Forensic Interviewer Cece Ralston with the 15th Judicial District Child Advocacy Center. They will discuss their involvement with the CAC and how they work from investigation to prosecution. There will be a question-and-answer session during the second half of the panel. Certificates for two hours of continuing education credits will be available.
Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency food giveaway
The Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency USDA commodity food giveaway will be Wednesday Oct. 4 and Thursday, Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at 104 Webster Lane in Lebanon for low-income families in Wilson County. The office will close from noon until 1 p.m. for lunch. For more information, call Desirre Starks at 615-444-4714.
The People’s Agenda
Mt. Juliet City Commission meeting
The Mt. Juliet City Commission will meet Monday, Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall at 2425 N. Mt. Juliet Road. A public hearing will be at 6:15 p.m.
Lebanon Public Works and Transportation Committee meeting
The Lebanon Public Works and Transportation Committee will meet Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 7:30 a.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave.
Wilson County Board of Education work session and meeting
The Wilson County Board of Education will meet Thursday, Sept. 28 in a work session at 5 p.m. and board meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the central office at 351 Stumpy Lane in Lebanon.
Lebanon City Council work session
The Lebanon City Council will meet in a work session Thursday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave.
Lebanon City Council meeting
The Lebanon City Council will meet Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave. A public hearing will be at 5:55 p.m.
Joint Economic and Community Development Board Executive Committee meeting
The Joint Economic and Community Development Board Executive Committee will meet Thursday, Oct. 5 at 7:45 a.m. in the second-floor conference room at the new Lebanon Airport terminal building at 1050 Franklin Road in Lebanon.
Mt. Juliet City Commission meeting
The Mt. Juliet City Commission will meet Monday, Oct. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall at 2425 N. Mt. Juliet Road. A public hearing will be at 6:15 p.m.
Wilson County Commission meeting
The Wilson County Commission will meet Monday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. in commission chambers at the Wilson County Courthouse.
– Staff Reports