October 2019 Around Town

Vol State Expanding Your Horizons Science Event Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) is a one-day conference that helps girls in grades five-nine develop a passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Hands-on workshops will be held in chemistry, biology, math, health sciences, information technology and engineering. It will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. … Continued

September 2019 Around Town

Vol State Launches IT Academy for Adult Students Tech skills are in demand by employers, and many people are trying to enhance their current jobs or start a new career with IT education. Volunteer State Community College is responding with a new program for adults called IT Academy. It’s a series of non-credit courses outside … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

Connie Maynord Crowned Elite Tennessee North America Connie Maynord was crowned Elite Tennessee North America in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, March 2. Subsequently, Connie represented  Tennessee and Sumner County at the International Elite North America Beauty Pageant in Orlando, Florida, June 24–28. Her pageant platform was “Reinventing Yourself.” Connie is very active in her community, serving and volunteering with a … Continued

July 2019 Around Town

Vol State ‘Educate a Woman’ Luncheon Raises More than $37,000 The 2019 Educate a Woman luncheon raised more than $37,000 to support scholarships for women at Volunteer State Community College. Bestselling author and syndicated columnist Ronda Rich was the featured presenter for the sold-out event. A highlight of the luncheon was an emotional video testimonial … Continued

June 2019 Around Town

Walk Across Sumner The eighth annual Walk Across Sumner celebration was held at the Gallatin Civic Center April 6.  Sponsored by the Sumner County Health Committee, the event was a fundraiser for local elementary school physical education programs. Along with raising money, the event also served to promote health and wellness information to area students and their families. … Continued

May 2019 Around Town

TriStar Hendersonville Adds Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Cameras TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center has added six NICVIEW web streaming cameras to its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, allowing parents and families to view their babies through a secure, password-protected live stream video system. “One of the hardest things for a parent of a NICU baby to do … Continued

April 2019 Around Town

KEY Lifelong Learning Lecture Series at Vol State Topics ranging from elder care to honey bees are underway this spring for the KEY Lifelong Learning Program at Volunteer State Community College. There are several lectures scheduled on Friday mornings. The topics are Elder Care Law Issues, The Wizard of Oz, the Reformation – 1517, Honey … Continued

March 2019 Around Town

TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center Welcomes Hospitalist Medical Director On Jan. 7, TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center announced the addition of Dr. Jennifer Everett, D.O., internal medicine physician, to the medical staff. Dr. Everett will oversee the medical center’s hospitalist program, the group of physicians who specialize in the care of hospitalized patients and are available 24/7 … Continued

February 2019 Around Town

Tim Yanke: Abstract Musings Art Exhibition The Monthaven Arts & Cultural Center hosted a reception for abstract artist Tim Yanke on Dec. 8. The event was held in conjunction with his new exhibit, “Abstract Musings,” which will be on display at Monthaven through Feb. 10. Tim draws his inspiration from the music he has playing whenever he … Continued

January 2019 Around Town

Tom and Betty Neal Honored with Chancellor’s Award Tom and Betty Neal of Gallatin were recently awarded the Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. The award honors those who have made great and lasting contributions to the state’s colleges and universities. Along with their support for Vol State, the Neals have also … Continued