See the Commerce St. Pop-Up Protected Bike Lane on Friday, Sept. 20, 9am-3pm

Thanks to Chris Weinman (Class 69), Matthew Drewes (Class 61) and Elam Freeman (Class 70) on the Walk Bike Nashville board for their efforts in promoting protected bike lanes to ensure that all riders, no matter the mode of transit they choose, are safer on city streets. See the pop-up bike lane on Commerce Street from 3rd Ave. to 5th […]

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Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry Benefiting Nashville Public Library Foundation on 9/27

Thanks to Caitlin Reed (YLC/Junior League Class 2017) for letting us know about this cool event hosted by Next Chapter Society​ that benefits Nashville Public Library Foundation​. Taking place at the beautiful downtown main library on Friday, September 27 at 6pm, guests will enjoy food, drinks and live music from The Barefoot Movement in the […]

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YLC/Conexion Next Mixer Celebrates YLC Fall Classes and Hispanic Heritage Month on Sept. 24

Have you registered yet for this month’s YP Conexion Mixer? YLC is partnering with Conexion Next to celebrate the kick-off of the two YLC Fall classes and Hispanic Heritage Month at Casa Azafrán, 2195 Nolensville Pike, on Tuesday, September 24. This event is 21+. Free admission includes two drink tickets and appetizers. Limited spots available […]

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Welcome to YLC Nashville Fall Class 73

Welcome to the following students in Nashville Fall Class 73, who will meet weekly for nonprofit board leadership through Nov. 20: Bret R. Babcock (LOGICFORCE), Ryan Camarata (Ankura), Jenna Carter (Northwestern Mutual), Olivia Cooper (Green Apple Strategy), Matthew Cooper (TenantBase), Rebecca Delaney (Skidmore, Owings and Merrill), Oklicia René Dillard (United Way of Metropolitan Nashville), Caitlin […]

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Honor Those We Lost and Those Who Responded on September 11th, A National Day of Service and Remembrance

Today, September 11th is Patriot Day and a National Day of Service and Remembrance. On this day Americans across the country are called to volunteer in their local communities in tribute to the individuals lost and injured in the attacks, first responders, and the many who have risen in service to defend freedom. On December […]

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Participate in Cooper Golf Challenge to Support Miriam’s Promise: Registration Deadline Is 9/23/19

The Cooper Golf Challenge brings together two American classics – golf and families, and benefits Miriam’s Promise, a licensed child-placing nonprofit agency located in Nashville with the mission to ensure the well-being of the child by nurturing individuals and families. This annual golf experience is Monday, September 30, 2019 at the Old Fort Golf Course […]

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Saddle Up! Looking for Young Leader Board Members

Saddle Up!​ is middle Tennessee’s oldest and largest PATH International Accredited therapeutic riding center serving children and youth, ages 2-24, from 11 middle Tennessee counties. Saddle Up! provides Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Language Therapy using the motivation and movement of the horse as a therapy tool, and adaptive riding. Saddle Up! has an […]

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NBJ’s 2019 Most Admired CEOs Includes YLC Nonprofit Partners

Today Nashville Business Journal announced the winners of the 2019 Most Admired CEOs and Their Companies Awards and YLC is thrilled that nonprofit leaders were included! To assemble this year’s class of winners, nominations were solicited from the public. Nominees were grouped into categories and voted on by one another during a closed voting process […]

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Lipscomb’s Service Fair Provides Opportunity to Meet Nonprofits Face-to-Face on 9/4/19

Participants in the upcoming two YLC fall classes were invited to attend the Lipscomb University Service Fair on 9/4/19 to meet more than 30 nonprofit organizations in person, including Martha O’Bryan Center, Preston Taylor Ministries, The Heimerdinger Foundation, Land Trust for Tennessee, Senior Ride Nashville, GraceWorks Ministries, Shower the People, Book’em, Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition and […]

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Deborah Taylor Tate of YLC Class 1 Honored by Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services

Congratulations to Deborah Taylor Tate, a graduate of the first YLC Class in 1985 and Director of the Tennessee Supreme Court/Administrative Office of the Courts, for receiving the Janice M. Holder Award by the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services, a nonprofit that pairs low-income and elderly people with legal services. Named in honor of the […]

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YLC Impact Luncheon Brings Together 70 Alumni, Fall Class Participants and Nonprofit Staff on 8/28/19

Seventy YLC alumni and fall class participants, along with nonprofit executive directors and staff, attended the 2019 YLC Impact Luncheon presented by PNC Bank on August 28 to learn about “Collective Impact: A Collaborative Approach to Creating Change” at United Way of Metropolitan Nashville. Thanks to Samantha Wigand of Center for Nonprofit Management, Corinne Bergeron […]

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Impact Luncheon on Collective Impact A Collective Success!

It was standing room only on 8/28/19 at the YLC Impact Luncheon presented by PNC Bank focusing on collective impact with Samantha Wigand with Center for Nonprofit Management moderating a panel discussion with Corinne Bergeron (YLC/Jackson National Class 2014) with Frist Foundation, and Rebecca Carter with United Way of Metropolitan Nashville. More than 70 YLC alumni, fall class participants and […]

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Heritage Ball Late Party Hosted by Heritage Foundation’s Next Gen on October 5

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County preserves the communities and cultural heritage of Williamson County by working with area leaders to continually care for historic spaces, treasured landmarks, and cherished local businesses. The 46th annual Heritage Ball, the longest running black-tie affair in Williamson County, has added a Late Party for young professionals between the […]

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Celebrate National Dog Day at The BE-Hive End of Summer Cookout on Aug. 31 Benefiting Nashville Humane Association

Did you know that August 26 is #NationalDogDay? Why not celebrate our furry friends the WHOLE week with The BE-Hive End of Summer Cookout this Saturday, benefiting our friends at Nashville Humane Association? Not only will there be be food and drinks from The BE-Hive, Succulent Vegan Tacos, Radical Rabbit, Five Points Pizza, Rose Gold Bakery, Absolut Juice […]

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Golf “Fore” A Great Cause on August 26 for Gigi’s Playhouse

What are you doing this Monday? Grab three of your friends or business associates and enjoy 18 holes of golf, lunch, games, fun and prizes at The Governors Golf Club in Brentwood and turn belief into achievement one swing at a time for one of YLC’s nonprofit partners! Nissan of Cool Springs presents GiGi’s Playhouse […]

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Hustle for the House 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run Supports Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville

 Thanks to Dan Kuninsky (Class 61), member of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville (RMHC) board for seven years and its president in 2017, for sharing this great event. Join RMHC of Nashville on Saturday, Sept. 14 for the most fun, family & dog-friendly event of the year! The Hustle for the House 5k […]

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Deadline to Register for YLC’s Collective Impact Luncheon is August 22 at 11:30 p.m.

Thanks to our friends at YP Nashville for sharing the upcoming YLC Impact Luncheon presented by PNC Bank. The deadline to register for this event is tonight (August 22 by 11:30 p.m.) so it’s not too late to make your reservation! Whether you work for a nonprofit, serve on the board of a nonprofit, or […]

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Youth Encouragement Services Looking for After-School Mentors

Youth Encouragement Services (Y.E.S.) enriches the lives of Nashville’s inner-city youth by providing them with a safe place to go where they can engage in social, educational, recreational and spiritual development. Each day, nearly 150 youth (Grades K-12) attend the Y.E.S. after-school programs, which maximize the out-of-school learning that is crucial to bridge the learning […]

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Nashville Peacemakers Looking for Volunteer Committee Members for Fundraiser

In Nashville’s low-income neighborhoods, violence is an everyday fact of life. Gangs recruit the young, stealing their childhood and, often, their life—creating a public health issue for all Nashvillians. Homicide is today the No. 1 cause of death among African-American boys ages 10-24. Nashville Peacemakers was founded by North Nashville resident Clemmie Greenlee after losing […]

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“Outside the Corner Office” Panel Discussion Hosted by Massey College of Business Alumni Board on 8/28/19

The Alumni Board of the Jack C. Massey College of Business is hosting a Panelist Q&A Discussion with some of Nashville’s top business leaders to learn how to leverage your professional skills and make a difference in our community. Panelists include Angie Adams, CEO & President of PENCIL; Agenia Clark, CEO & President of Girl […]

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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Looking for Development Director for Nashville Office

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis, and one of the most innovative and successful organizations of its kind, is seeking a Development Director for the Nashville chapter office. In this position, you’ll develop fundraising plans and budgets; launch new events, campaigns, initiative and/or programs; engage […]

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How Is Collective Impact A Collaborative Approach to Creating Change? Find Out on 8/28 at YLC Impact Lunch

Come hear why “collective impact” has become such an important strategy for any organization trying to solve complex problems in our community, including nonprofits, businesses, government, and philanthropy at the 2019 YLC Impact Luncheon presented by PNC Bank. “Collective Impact: A Collaborative Approach to Creating Change” takes place on Wednesday, August 28 from 11:30am – […]

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YLC Shows Its Appreciation For 32 Local Nonprofits and 7 Corporate Sponsors on 8/1/19

YLC hosted its annual appreciation luncheon on 8/1/19 for close to 70 nonprofit leaders and corporate sponsors at Belmont University’s Frist Lecture Hall. Sponsored by long-time supporter Bank of America, the luncheon served as an opportunity to thank those organizations that have had YLC class graduates serve one-year terms on their boards as interns and […]

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Humanities Tennessee Looking for Board Members, Including CPA

Incorporated in 1973, Humanities Tennessee’s programs and grants respond to a need for dialogue, civility, an understanding of history, and a love of lifelong learning among Tennesseans. It reaches an estimated 500,000 Tennesseans per year through its annual Southern Festival of Books, Young Writers’ Workshops, Student Reader Days, the Letters About Literature contest and more. […]

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2019 YLC Impact Luncheon Presented by PNC Bank on August 28

Learn all about “Collective Impact: A Collaborative Approach to Creating Change” at the 2019 Young Leaders Council Impact Luncheon presented by PNC Bank on Wednesday, August 28 from 11:30am – 1:00pm at United Way of Metropolitan Nashville, 250 Venture Circle. Panelists include Samantha Wigand, chief of staff for Center for Nonprofit Management; Corinne C. Bergeron […]

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