Jeff Syracuse Metro Council District 15
Donelson Non-Profit News April 2016
The inaugural Donnie Whitworth Memorial C.A.N.S. (Challenged Adults Needing Support) Walk-Push-Run event will be September 24th at Two Rivers Park. A group project of a team in Leadership Donelson-Hermitage’s Class of 2016 is organizing a kick-off event on Wednesday, April 27th from 6-8pm at The Larry Keaton Theater with light hors d’oeuvres and wine. It’s a free event, so come out and hear what this walk is all about, share your favorite memories of Donnie and get excited about raising money that will benefit The Shelby Foundation, a Donelson-based non-profit organization dedicated to making the lives of adults with intellectual disabilities better.
The Hip Donelson Farmer’s Market kicks off the sixth season on Friday, May 6th! It promises to be another great season of healthy food, wonderful vendors, music and much more. It runs every Friday from May – October 4-7pm.
The Tennessee Songwriters Association International will host their 2016 Taste of TSAI Sidewalk Party on Saturday, April 23rd from 5-9pm. Live music, food, vendors, door prizes and more. See poster below for details.
Congratulations to The Donelson Gateway Project for securing assistance via a Metro Beautification grant for 45 trees that were planted on DGP sites, as well as other areas around Donelson. Visit DGP’s website here for a few pictures. There will also be a clean-up of all sites on Saturday, April 16th at 9am. Head to one of the main sites and pitch in to help keep Donelson looking great!