Social 10-13-2016

Petey’s Preds Party

The Nashville Predators Foundation and Peterson Foundation for Parkinsons hosted Petey’s Preds Party to support the community work of both foundations.

Held at Bridgestone Arena, Petey’s Preds Party featured Preds alum Sebastien Bordeleau, Nashville songwriter Kelley Lovelace and MTSU head basketball coach Kermit Davis.

The event included a dinner buffet, with a chicken and beef pita station, braised chicken on a stick, string beans, meatballs in tomato sauce, leafy salad, miniature cupcakes, and more.

Entertaining the crowd was Ryan Hamilton, one of Rolling Stone’s Five Comics to Watch. In addition, there was an auction offering autographed sports and entertainment memorabilia.

The mission of Peterson Foundation for Parkinson’s is to raise awareness about the effects of Parkinson’s disease and to raise funds to benefit Parkinson’s related research, education and support groups.


Project Return PRO Business Breakfast

Project Return, a local nonprofit, recently hosted its annual PRO Nashville Business Breakfast.

More than 150 business leaders and friends gathered to highlight the connection between Nashville’s vibrant economy and the thousands of people returning from incarceration to join the workforce every year.

Executive Director Bettie Kirkland presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to the Rev. Edwin Sanders, Senior Servant and founder of Metropolitan Interdenominational Church in Nashville.

She also recognized local business leaders Charles Robert Bone, Sally Levine, Sandra Roberts, Amy Kurland and the leadership of Men’s Wearhouse.


Farm at Natchez Trace Animal Blessing

The Farm at Natchez Trace, which offers luxury pet lodging, training, daycare, grooming at The Salon, and the superb quality pet food store, THR!VE, hosted its 11th annual Blessing of the Animals in the Woof Club building.

Leading the service was Reverend Bonnie Young and refreshments were served for the big group of people and pets in attendance.

The Blessing of the Animals is held in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, birds and the environment, and it is customary to hold ceremonies honoring animals around his feast day of October 4.

The Farm is located at 9479 Highway 96 West in Franklin, near the intersection with Natchez Trace.

It offers luxury suites for pets, outdoor play fields, and shady walking trails along a creek.

For more information about The Farm, visit

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