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/Williamson Chamber Class 2019 Kicks Off Training

Welcome to the following students in YLC/Williamson Chamber Class 2019, who will meet weekly at Williamson, Inc. for nonprofit board leadership through November 21: Karen Livingston Alves, MBA (LP Building Solutions), Laurie Atkins (JPMorgan Private Bank), Cortni Beardsley (Williamson, Inc.), Ashley Hill Brandon, CPA (Crowe, LLP), Dominique B. Butts (Greater Nashville Technology Council), Nicole Ceccacci, […]

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YLC Alumna Danielle Spence Joins Wealth Strategies Partners As Relationship Manager

Danielle Spence, CTFA (Class 56) has joined Wealth Strategies Partners as relationship manager involving high-net-worth clients. Danielle brings nearly 20 years of financial industry experience and previously served as a vice president of private banking at ServisFirst Bank. She has extensive trust and investment management expertise as well as commercial banking and lending experience. She […]

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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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Exclusive 25% Discount for YLC Alumni and Class Participants for 2019/20 Season of Nashville Rep

Nashville Repertory Theatre, the premiere regional theatre company in Nashville since 1985, has been named Best Professional Theatre by the Nashville Scene and the Best Local Theatre by The Tennessean. Every year, over 20,000 members of the local community get to experience a Nashville Rep production, special event, or outreach program. If you haven’t experienced […]

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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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Judge Lynda Jones to Preside Over Davidson County General Sessions Court

Congratulations to Judge Lynda Jones (Class 36) for being elected to preside over the Davidson County General Sessions Court effective today (Sept. 1). Not only was she elected to General Sessions Court Division IX in 2014, she found time in her busy schedule to be a mentor in the YLC Mentor Program in 2017 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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TBT YLC: Class 51 Group Photo from 11 Years Ago

In just two weeks, Class 73 and YLC/Williamson Chamber Class 2019 will have their joint opening luncheon and first training session. This is a milestone season for YLC with our two largest classes ever—49 participants in Class 73 and 35 in Williamson Chamber! Here’s a look back 11 years ago to the group photo of […]

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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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YLC Former Board Chair James Crumlin Making News for His Capitol Steps Workout

It’s always a treat when we find out one of our YLC alumni has been featured on television. Here’s an inspiring story that aired on June 21 on NewsChannel 5 about James Crumlin (Class 41), an attorney at Bone McAllester Norton PLLC who has been leading the “Capitol Steps Workout” on Monday and Thursday evenings […]

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Nominations Being Accepted for Nashville Business Journal’s 2020 40 Under 40 Awards

What do Krystal Bonner (Class 65), Amy Willoughby Bryant JD (Class 71), Lindsay Bryant (Class 69), Tyler Graham, MBA (YLC/Massey Graduate School Alumni Class 2017), Parker Prevost (Class 69) and Mary Lauren Teague (Class 61) have in common? They’re all YLC alumni who were 2019 winners of Nashville Business Journal‘s 40 Under 40 awards! How […]

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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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Photos from Diane Hayes’ Farewell Reception Published in 8-22-19 Issue of Green Hills News/Nashville Today

GCA Publishing (aka Green Hills News, Nashville Today, et al.) published photos from Diane L Hayes’ farewell reception in the August 22 issue, now on newsstands at area libraries and retailers or online on page 16.

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