Sports

Youth

Baseball

T-Ball/Coach Pitch Baseball
615-449-0303
416 Baird Park Circle
Lebanon, TN 37090

The Lebanon Recreation Department sponsors a T-ball and Coach Pitch program, which begins in the spring. The goal of this program is to teach children ages 4-8 the fundamentals of baseball. There are about 300 children in this program. This program is instructional. Every child gets to play. The focus of the program is on teamwork and having fun through the sport of baseball. The games are played at the softball fields next to Cainsville Baptist Church. Every child gets a shirt and a hat as well as a trophy for their participation. The Recreation department is responsible for registration, scheduling, drafting of teams buying equipment, insurance, and officials, and maintaining the two fields used by this program.


Kiwanis Little League Baseball 
http://www.lebanonkiwanis.com 
615-878-0208
Kiwanis Club of Lebanon TN Little League Inc 
1312 W Main St
Lebanon, TN 37087

Rotary Dixie Youth  (Ages 9-12) 
Lebanon Rotary Baseball
607 Hill Street
Lebanon TN 37087
Contact Person: M.F.Donnell
Phone: 615-308-9230
Fax: 615-444-4640 

Football
Jr. Pro Football
615-449-0303
416 Baird Park Circle
Lebanon, TN 37090

The Lebanon Recreation Department also has a Jr. Pro Football Program that begins in August. Sign-ups are in July. Total participation in this league is about 200 players. Children ages 5-11 can participate in this league. The games are played at LRD’s football field located behind Walter J. Baird Middle School on Monday and Thursday nights. The Recreation Department is responsible for registration, scheduling, drafting of teams, purchasing uniforms, insurance, and equipment, as well as maintaining the field. The goal of this program is to teach children the fundamentals of football. This program also allows the children to have fun through sport and healthy competition. Along with the football teams, the Recreation Department allows each team to have a cheerleading squad. The cheerleaders can cheer during the games and perform for a few minutes during halftime. Each football player receives a jersey and a trophy for playing in the program.

Basketball
Jr. Pro Basketball
615-449-0303
416 Baird Park Circle
Lebanon, TN 37090

Softball
Lebanon Girl’s Softball Association
615-449-0303
416 Baird Park Circle
Lebanon, TN 37090

Mt. Juliet – Spring/Fall Softball
615-758-8991
10835 Lebanon Road
PO Box 311
Mount Juliet, TN 37122
mtjulietleague@tds.net

Soccer
Lebanon Youth Soccer   (Ages 4-18)
615-443-4833
806 Castle Heights Ave.
Lebanon, TN 37087
Soccer fields are off Castle Heights Avenue, next to the Lebanon Airport 

Mt. Juliet Co-Ed Soccer
615-642-6130

Co-ed Futsal (Indoor Soccer)
615-642-6130
League plays Sunday afternoons

City of Mt. Juliet & YMCA
Youth soccer at Cedar Creek Soccer Park
Registration: March 3rd at Mt. Juliet YMCA at Valley View
Fee: $80 for YMCA members, $85 for Mt. Juliet residents who are not YMCA members, $113 for youth who are not YMCA members or Mt. Juliet residents.  Financial assistance is available for those that qualify.
Contact: Marsha Houser at 773-5363.

Adults

Mt. Juliet – Summer/Winter Men’s Basketball (Ages 20+)
615-642-6130
Registration: Monday, February 27th
Fee: $500 per team (14 game season)
All games played at the Mt. Juliet Community Center
Call Tim Henson at 758-6522 for more information

Adult Softball Leagues
615-642-6130 or 615-758-6522
Senior and Adult Leagues play at Mundy Memorial Sportsplex
Fee: $625 per team in Spring and $525 per team in Fall, $50 per player for Senior 55+

Pickle Ball
Senior Pickle Ball –
615-758-6522
615-773-8309
Every Monday & Wednesday at 9AM at the Mt. Juliet Community Center
Softball
Mt. Juliet – Spring/Fall Men’s Flag Football
615-642-6130

Share This:

Seniors and Veterans

Veterans and Veteran Affairs/Hospital Volunteer

Hundreds of veterans use the Operation Stand Down program each and every year, and they receive medical assistance, food, performances, legal aid, grants for certain bills and expenses, shelter, movies, and even free haircuts.
Their offices are located at 1125 12th Avenue South in Nashville Tennessee. www.osdnashville.org/
Phone: 615-248-1981 Fax: 615-248-1987

Wilson County Food Donation Program for Veterans
Julia Ann Coleman
1312 W Main St
Lebanon, TN 37087

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5015 Lebanon
5015 Lebanon Post — Google
709 Meadowlane Dr
http://www.vfwwebcom.org/tn/post5015

1004 Chapter Vietnam Veterans of America Lebanon Chapter
2011 Goshen Rd
Lebanon, TN 37087 
County: Wilson County
http://www.vva1004.com/


University Medical Center Volunteer Auxiliary Inc.
1411 Baddour Pkwy.
Lebanon, TN 37087
615-443-6066
Volunteers are utilized in many departments throughout the hospital and provide essential support to the staff.
For more information about the volunteer program, please call Jeannie Farley at the Volunteer Services Department.


The Lebanon Senior Citizens Center
670 Coles Ferry Pike
Lebanon, TN 37087
615-449-4600
The Lebanon Senior Citizens Center offers a wide variety of activities for Senior Adults age 55 and over. For more information visit: 
Mt. Juliet Senior Citizens Center
2034 North Mt. Juliet Road
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122
615-758-9114
The mission of the Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center is to provide a place for adults 55 and older to gather for recreational, educational and social activities and to alleviate isolation and loneliness among the elderly.

Share This:

Schools

Wilson County Schools 
615-444-3282
351 Stumpy Lane
Lebanon, TN 37090

Click here to go to Wilson County Schools main page

March 12-13: In-Service Days Optional (no students)
March 12-23: Spring Break/Intersession
April 6: Good Friday Holiday
April 11: 1/2 Student Day AM & 1/2 Stockpile Day for Prof. Development PM
May 28: Memorial Day Holiday
May 30-31: Exam Days

Carroll-Oakland Elementary
Elzie D. Patton Elementary
Gladeville Elementary
Lakeview Elementary
Mt. Juliet Elementary
Rutland Elementary
Southside Elementary
Stoner Creek Elementary
Tuckers Crossroads Elementary
W.A. Wright Elementary
Watertown Elementary
West Elementary
Mt. Juliet Middle
West Wilson Middle
Lebanon High
Mt. Juliet High
Watertown High School
Wilson Central High
Adult High School
Adult Learning Center
M.A.P. Academy
Wilson County Career Technical Center

Lebanon Special School District 
615-453-2693
701 Coles Ferry Pike
Lebanon, TN 37087

Friendship Christian School
615-449-1573
5400 Coles Ferry Pike
Lebanon, TN 37087
Click here to go to FCS main page

Cedars Preparatory Academy
615-547-4612
410 West Main Street
Lebanon, TN 37087

Click here to go to Cedars Prep main page

Donelson Christian Academy 
615-883-2926
300 Danyacrest Drive
Nashville, TN 37214

Click here to go to DCA main page

McClain Christian Academy
615-444-2678
1662 Leeville Pike
Lebanon, TN 37087

Mt. Juliet Christian Academy 
615-758-2427
735 N Mount Juliet Rd
Mount Juliet, TN 37122

Montessori Achievement Academy 
615-349-6629
5588 Lebanon Road
Lebanon, TN 37087

Sumner Academy
615-452-1914
464 Nichols Lane
Gallatin, TN 37066

Cumberland University 
800-467-0562
1 Cumberland Square
Lebanon, TN 37087

Cumberland Arts Academy Calendar 
615-547-1364
Cumberland Arts Academy Calendar of Events
June 6-9: Music Technology Camp
June 6-10: Theatre Camp (Ages 8-13)
June 13-16: Jazz Band Camp
June 13-17: Theatre Camp (Ages 5-9)
June 20-24: Suzuki Violin Camp (Book 1-4), Fee-$300 and Non-refundable registration of $25
June 20-24: Art Camp (Children who have finished K-6th grade)
June 27-July1: Phoenix Art Camp (Ages 12-16)
June 27-July 1: Bulldog Fun Camp (Ages 7-11)

Share This:

Local Government

LIVING… IN WILSON COUNTY

Information & Links for the citizens of Wilson County

WILSON COUNTY
www.visitwilsoncounty.com

Wilson County Mayor
Randall Hutto – 444-1383

Commissioners

Becky Siever – 779-3167
Stephanie McDonald – 977-7094
Fred Weston – 754-5161
Chad Barnard – 547-4425
Jerry McFarland – 547-4041
Kenny Reich – 443-1216
Terry Scruggs – 237-0565
Frank Bush – 714-8775
Sara B. Patton – 286-2609
Nathan Clariday – 758-8333
Jim Bradshaw – 758-7447
Billy G. Rowland – 286-2217
Clint Thomas – 881-9123
Jeff Joines – 443-0298
Mike Justice – 881-4003
Jason Brockman – 773-5950
Gary Keith – 449-5663
Adam Bannach – 773-9329
William Glover – 453-0821
Annette Stafford – 449-2473
Eugene Murray – 444-5869
Wendell Marlowe – 758-5277
Bernie Ash – 804-4133
Paul Abercrombie – 444-6644
Randy Hall – 444-8508

City of Mt. Juliet

Mayor
Ed Hagerty – 969-4769

Commissioners

Ted Floyd – 479-8192
James Maness – Vice-Mayor – 357-7440
Art Giles – 564-0329
Jim Bradshaw – 545-7784

City of Lebanon

Mayor
Philip Craighead – 443-2839

City Council Members

Alex Buhler – 449-3945
Kevin Huddleston – 444-8042
Rob Cesternino – 405-4342
Joe Hayes – 444-4600
Haywood Barry – 444-6371
Kathy Warmath – 449-0045
 
City of Watertown

Mayor
Mike Jennings – 237-3326

Council Members

Jim Amero – 237-1777
Paulette Dorris – 237-3014
Brandon Howard (Vice Mayor) – 237-0525
Tom Nix – 237-3488
Tony Lea – 237-3731
Robin Vance – 237-9338


STATE OF TENNESSEE


TN US Congress

Diane Black – 615-206-8204
Marsha Blackburn – 615-591-5161 

TN US Senators 

Bob Corker – 202-224-3344
Lamar Alexander – 202-224-4944

TN Representatives

Linda Elam – 615-741-7462
Mark Pody – 615-741-7086


TENNESSEE LAW ENFORCEMENT

Tennessee Highway Patrol – 615-251-5175
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation – 615-744-4000
Tennessee Department of Correction – 615-741-1000
Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security – 615-532-7825
Tennessee Department of Transportation – 615-741-2848

Wilson County Sheriff
Sheriff Office Dispatch – 444-1412
Wilson County Jail – 444-5686

Lebanon Police – 615-444-2323

Mt. Juliet Police Department  – 754-2552

Watertown Police Department – 237-3225

Fire Departments

Wilson County Fire Department – 444-8799

Lebanon Fire Department – 443-2903

Mount Juliet Fire Department– 444-8777

Watertown Fire Department – 237-3628

Share This:

Clubs and Organizations

Kiwanis Club of Lebanon
104 Trinity Drive
Lebanon, TN 37087
 
Leadership Wilson/Youth Leadership Wilson
615-415-3337
Director: Dorie Mitchell
1716 Indian Hills Drive
Lebanon, TN 37087
 
Historic Lebanon Tomorrow
615-504-0903
Contact Person: Kim Parks
P.O. Box 2327
Lebanon TN 37088-2327
 
Teen Court
Wilson County Teen Court – Youth Court (Teen Court)
114 Blairmont Court
Lebanon, TN 37087
(615) 804-5464
In a Youth Court, teens serve as lawyers, jurors, court clerks, bailiffs, and choose the disposition and sentence for each case.

The Lions Club of Lebanon
615-444-8104
President: Larry Stone
P.O. Box 2279
Lebanon TN 37088-2279

Boy Scouts
District Chairman: Pete Williston
District Commissioner: Doug Delong
District Executive: Scott McRae
smcrae@mtcbsa.org
The Walton Trail District serves Lebanon, Watertown, Smith, Trousdale, and Macon Counties.  16 Cub Scout Packs, 14 Boy Scout Troops, 4 Venture Crews, 1 Sea Scout Ship, and 3 Exploring Posts we have a program and a unit to fit just about anyone!
 
Children’s Advocacy Center 
P.O. Box 1225
Lebanon, TN 37088
 
Lebanon Toastmasters
615-336-6453
Cracker Barrel Auditorium Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
305 Hartmann Dr,
Lebanon, TN 37087
Meeting Time: 2PM-3PM on Tuesdays
 
Mt. Juliet Toastmaster
615-350-3306
St Stephens Catholic Church
14544 Lebanon Rd.
Old Hickory, TN 37138
Meeting Time: 6:45PM on 2nd and 4th Mondays
 
Red Cross
615-250-4300
615-253-4334
 
United Way
615-443-1871
PO Box 3541
Lebanon, TN 37088

Wilson County Beekeepers
615-286-2529
Contact: Carey Mitchell
petrabee@hotmail.com

Lebanon Birding Club
Contact: Stephen Zipperer
Stczipperer@gmail.com
lebanonbirding.org 

Open Table
615-444-3315
Contact: Judy Morris
First United Methodist Church
415 West Main Street
Lebanon, TN 37087
leb1fumc@bellsouth.net
A homeless ministry by First United Methodist Church that is open to ANY member of the community who could benefit from a free meal and some fellowship.  Open Table takes place every third Sunday of the month at 1:00pm in the FLC Gym on the church campus.
 
Fiddlers Grove Woodcarvers
615-504-3861
fiddlersgrovewoodcarvers@gmail.com
Victory Baptist Church
1777 Tate Lane
Mount Juliet, TN 37122
Meetings: 2nd Saturday of Every Month from 9AM-12PM
Men and Women of all skill levels are welcome.  No charge to attend club meetings.
 
Piecemakers Quilt Club
443-02354 or 444-1182
First United Methodist Church
415 West Main Street
Lebanon, TN 37087
leb1fumc@bellsouth.net
Meetings: 2nd Thursday each month at 6:30PM.

Agape
615-547-4244

Diana Crawford, an experienced counselor with the Agape group, will be available for counseling by appointment on Mondays of each week.  Agape will be able to file insurance claims for counseling done through Diana.
Bill Macke and Robbie Goad, experienced counselors who are members of the Maple Hill Church, are also available by appointment and will work out hours and times that fit both their schedule and the requirements of those being counseled.

Parent Pantry
1-615-449-7001
440 Park Avenue
Lebanon, TN 37087

Ivy’s Hope Family Resource Center offers a variety of classes for the community including mandated parenting classes, classes for at risk youth ages 12 to 18, classes for women who are in need of assistance in self-empowerment and independence and alcohol & drug assessments for youth and adults.
615-449-7001
 
Wilson County Right to Life
615-298-LIFE
Meetings: 7PM on the 4th Tuesday of each month at First Baptist Church Mount Juliet.

Al-ANON/ALA TEEN
615-444-2892 or 615-444-8483
Meetings: Our House at 115 North Greenwood Street

NSDAR (Daughter’s of the American Revolution) Margaret Gaston Chapter
The Margaret Gaston Chapter of the TNDAR meets at 3:30 PM the 1st Wednesday of every month at Cumberland University K Room from January through June and from September through December of each year. Please look for updated information on the main page.

CASA
615-443-2002
102 East Main Street
Lebanon, TN 37087
volunteer@wilsoncountycasa.org
The mission of the Wilson County/Smith County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program is to provide specially selected and trained volunteers to speak up for abused and neglected children, one child at a time, so that each child is permitted to grow up in a safe and permanent home.

Oakland FCE Club
615-443-4171
Contact: Ruby Margo
Meetings: First Friday of every month at 10AM

Mt. Juliet West Wilson Historical Society
615-754-2418
Contact: Donna G. Ferrell
P.O. Box 337
Mount Juliet, Tennessee 37122
DGFerrell@aol.com

Leeville FCE Club
615-443-1367
Contact: Michelle Chambers
Meetings: Third Wednesday of every month at 10AM

Southern STARRS
615-453-2592
4050 Cairo Bend Rd
Lebanon, TN 37087
Southern STARRS is dedicated to providing safe and goal oriented therapeutic and recreational horseback riding and animal assisted activities to special needs children and adults.

Breast Cancer Friends Support Group
615-444-6106
Maple Hill Church of Christ
102 Maple Hill Road
Lebanon, TN 37087

Breakfast Rotary – Lebanon
Cumberland University Mitchell Student Center (K Room)
1 Cumberland Square
Lebanon, TN 37087
Meetings: Thursday at 6:45AM

Lunch Rotary – Lebanon
Lebanon Country Club
1300 Coles Ferry Pike
Lebanon, TN 37087
Meetings: Tuesday at 12:30PM
The Rotary Club of Lebanon meets weekly for fellowship, lunch, and an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker.

Breakfast Rotary – Mt. Juliet
Victory Baptist Church
1777 Tate Lane
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

Lunch Rotary – Mt. Juliet
1483 Mt. Juliet Road
Mount Juliet, TN 37122

Wilson County Shriner’s Club
1354 Brick Church Pike
P.O. Box 78545
Nashville, Tennessee 37207
(615) 226-7766
(615) 226-7903 Fax
Email Temple@AlMenahShriners.org

Masonic Lodge #98-Lebanon
615-255-2625
800-96MASON

Grand Lodge of Tennessee
100 7th Avenue N.
Nashville, Tennessee 37203

Sons of Confederate – (General Robert H. Hatton)
Gen. Robert H. Hatton Camp, 723
Sons of Confederate Veterans
P.O. Box 782
Lebanon, TN 37088-0782
The General Robert H. Hatton Camp of The Sons of Confederate Veterans is based in Lebanon, Tennessee. As a Historical Honor Society its purpose is to preserve and protect the heritage of the South and the memory of the Confederate States of America and the member’s Confederate ancestors through educational, memorial and historical activities.
The Hatton Camp meets at 7:00 p.m.  on the last Thursday of each month at Cato’s Industrial Development Building 212 South Maple Street in Lebanon. Visitors are welcome and a program with guest speaker is provided at each meeting.
 
Healing Broken Vessels
615-444-3258
223 N Cumberland St
Lebanon, TN 37087
 
Wilson County Special Olympics
Name: Dawn Bradley
Work: 615.453.7288
Home: 615.969.0564
Fax: 615.443-8749
Email: bradleybd@wcschools.com
351 Stumpy Lane
Lebanon, TN 37090
 
Friends of the Arts – Cumberland University Related
615-547-1241
Contact:Camille Burdine
E-mail: cburdine@cumberland.edu
Friends of Music & the Arts is a special initiative of Cumberland University’s School of Music & the Arts.  Its purpose — to stimulate appreciation and participation in the arts among our students and in the community.  Friends enhances Cumberland University’s role in providing educational and performance opportunities in the arts — including dance, art, music, and theatre.  Along with the Cumberland University Fine Arts Council (CUFAC), Friends also encourages support for the school’s academic program, arts and music scholarships and the maintenance and expansion of the June and Bill Heydel Fine Arts Center and the Edward E. and Gemma Gause Adams Gallery.

Lebanon Junior Women’s Club
President: Amy Haverstick
615-414-0451
 
BNI
615-444-8329
Contact: Michael Ezsol
107 Public Square
Lebanon TN 37087
March 10: Fiddlers Grove 2nd Saturday Celebration
March 16: Chamber of Commerce Open House
April 12: Books from Birth Imagination Dinner
 
Watertown Local Artists Guild
Group of local artists in and around the Watertown area who work together to promote and develop the artistic and creative side of the Watertown community. If you are interested in more information, please contact us!
Email lagwatertown@gmail.com
 
Political Groups and Organizations
 
 
Wilson County Conservative Republicans
wilsoncountyconservatives@gmail.com

Wilson County Republican Party
615-444-5732
500 South Cumberland Street, Suite C
Lebanon, TN 37087

 
Wilson County Democratic Party –
615-444-3838
151 Maddox-Simpson Pkwy
Lebanon, TN 37087

Wilson County Christmas For All
615-444-7560
Contact Person: Alan Ricketts
P.O. Box 922
Lebanon TN 37088-0922

Wilson County Republican Women
500 S. Cumberland St. Suite C
Lebanon, TN 37087
RWwilsonco@yahoo.com

Wilson County Democratic Women
615-210-4834
http://www.tndp.org/profile/DelanaPatterson

 

 

 

 

Share This:

Charities

Charities and Where to go for help

Local
Shelters and/or organizations that offer provisions for displaced.
While these facilities provide a valuable service to displaced individuals, they also offer a perfect opportunity to volunteer. You are welcome to volunteer goods, services or more importantly, your time.

Brooks House
http://www.brookshouse.org/history.html
PO Box 1222
Lebanon, TN 37088
Phone (615) 444-8882
Fax (615) 444-8851

Habitat for Humanity
606 E Main St
Lebanon, TN 37087

Wilson County Community Help Center
http://www.wilsoncountyhelpcenter.org/Welcome.html
203 W High St
Lebanon, TN 37087
615-449-1856
County: Wilson County

Healing Broken Vessels
http://www.healingbrokenvessels.org/
223 North Cumberland Street
Lebanon, TN 37087
615-444-3258
A faith based organization that provides Christian education for women in the Wilson County area. Their focus is lifestyle development, spiritual health and wholeness.

Local Groups working towards an International Goal

Trinity Hope Inc
http://www.trinityhope.org
2366 Cairo Bend Rd
Lebanon, TN 37087
Trinity Hope’s goal is to actively seek and be careful stewards of each dollar God provides so that the maximum number of students in the schools of the Christian Churches in Haiti have a meal each day. To facilitate the Christian Churches in Haiti ’s efforts to bring the Good News of Jesus Christ to the children in its schools as they are being educated.

Ignite Missions
http://www.ignitemissions.org/contacts
230 Westlynn Dr
Lebanon, TN 37087
(615-257-1206)  

This Program is designed to help designated Villages in Honduras by providing them with daily life neccessaties and Christ centered learning.
Your PRAYERS OR DONATIONS will help provide a home for a Pastor,  materials for Bible Study, supplies for children’s ministry and so on… in your village of choice!

Into the Word Ministries, Inc.
http://www.intotheword.org/
447 Hiwassee Rd.
Lebanon, TN 37087

Into the Word Ministries, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with the primary objective of reaching the world through the use of mass media. Into the Word Ministries strives to apply the Word of God to our everyday lives. Into the Word publishes a weekly Bible based lesson on the Internet.

Wilson County Black History Committee
http://www.wilsoncountyblackhistory.org/
115 East Main Street, Suite B
Lebanon, TN 37087
615-449-2911

The Wilson County Black History Committee is a group of men and women dedicated to the memory of the founders and families of Wilson County’s thriving African American community.

Books From Birth of Middle Tennessee
http://www.childrenshospital.vanderbilt.org/BooksfromBirth
3401 West End Ave., Suite 460W
Nashville, TN 37203 Phone: 615.936.6353

To increase literacy and school readiness while strengthening the bonds of families. Books from Birth of Middle Tennessee wants to foster a love of reading in all Middle Tennessee children!

Area Organizations: 
Dozens of non-profits and charity organizations across the nation can provide financial assistance for medical bills, insurance payments, prescription medications, and other forms of aid. Find a listing of how to get financial help with medical bills from non-profit organizations.
 
Education and Employment

Angels’ Place, Inc. – They have a comprehensive support center that helps lower income, single parents stay in school by offering them FREE childcare, tutoring, career planning, counseling, and also informal parenting classes. 412.321.4447
 
Dress for Success – The goal of the Dress for Success organization is to promote the economic independence of struggling or disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, career development tools, and a network of support to help women be successful in both work and in life. They are located in more than 90 cities in the US. 212.532.1922
 
Free job training – The United State Department of Labor created the Workforce Investment Act. Services are available for the unemployed, low income, seniors, and youths that can provide them with job training and skills that are needed in the workforce. More on Workforce Investment Act.
 
Goodwill Industries – This national organization provides career counseling, job placement and training programs, and resources that can help people find both temporary and permanent jobs. Increase your skills, and get assistance in finding a job. Learn more.
 
Mercy Education Project – This group dedicated to providing education, academic and life skills help to assist at-risk women and girls in achieving academic success and with a goal of eventual self-sufficiency.
 
The Midnight Mission – Provides help to the homeless through education, counseling, job training, and job placement. They also assist by providing shelter, food, clothing, personal hygiene needs and health care.
 
Reading Is Fundamental, Inc. (RIF) – The RIF organization provides free books for children across America to help in their education, and they are free to choose and keep the books. By promoting a love of books among kids, RIF will encourage children’s literacy and also involves communities across the nation.
 

Charity Organizations for Food and Groceries
Joseph’s Storehouse
1960 Southeast Tater Peeler Road  
Lebanon, TN 37090
(615) 453-5777

Angel Food Ministries – This is a non-profit, non-denominational organization that is committed to providing grocery bill relief and other financial support to people and communities throughout the United States. They help and serve hundreds of thousands of families every month across 35 states. There are no applications, qualifications, income restrictions, or minimums. Click here, or dial 1-877-FOOD-MINISTRY

 
Feeding America – The nation leading hunger-relief charity is Feeding America. Every year, the Feeding America assistance network helps provide food to over 25 million people with hardships or facing hunger in the United States, including helping over 9 million children and almost 3 million seniors in need. They have a network of over 200 food banks serving people in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and also Puerto Rico. They distribute more than 2 billion pounds of donated food and grocery items annually. 800.771.2303
 
Share Our Strength – Includes a network of community groups, food programs, and activists to help make sure that no kid in America grows up hungry.
strength.org
 
1-800-Charity Cars – This is America’s #1 Car Donation Charity. It provides donated vehicles to struggling families in need of transportation, provided they are willing to work and become self-sufficient, tax-paying members of the community. The Charity Cars assistance program will provide a vehicle that has been refurbished to insure both reliability and safety of the vehicle, and they may also provide at times a license plate, the down-payment to pay for insurance bills, a service warranty to help with future repairs, and also case management services to families willing to work to pay their bills. 1-800-242-7489
 
Free Gas USA Inc. – Provides grants that can be used for free gasoline for low income, elderly, and disabled Americans.
 
Free Car Repairs – Several national and regional charities, churches, and non-profits can provide individuals with low cost or free automobile repairs. You will need to apply, and the services are usually targeted at people who need their car for work.
Click here to learn about free car repair programs ww.needhelppayingbills.com/html/free_car_repairs.html
 
Opportunity Cars – Over 150 nonprofit organizations around the nation are part of this program. They are all dedicated to increasing private automobile ownership for low income working families who can’t obtain their own transportation. The automobiles are to be used to help people find and keep their jobs. They may give away used cars for free, providing matching grants, or offer low interest loans.
Click here to learn more www.workingcarsforworkingfamilies.org
 
Ways to Work is an organization that provides people with low interest rate auto loans. The loans can be used to help a family or individual purchase a new or used car, pay for car repairs and maintenance, and it can assist with other transportation expenses.
Click here to learn more about Ways to Work auto loans www.waystowork.org

Additional Assistance for Tennessee Residents is also provided by your local government that can help you with paying bills or that can also help you with paying your mortgage and foreclosure assistance.www.needhelppayingbills.com/…/tennessee_assistance_programs.html

Share This:

Animals and Pets

Country K-9 Rescue Inc
http://countryk9rescue.tripod.com/
116 Rocky Rd
Lebanon, TN 37087
Wilson County-615-444-8011

Country K-9 rescues abused, injured or homeless animals. We arrange vet care when needed, and have all animals up-to-date on shots and spayed/neutered before adoption. Our adoption contract requires pet adopters to provide love, food, shelter and a fenced yard. If within 30 days for any reason the adoption does not work out, we require the animal be returned to us. We are a non-profit charity and ask for a donation with each adoption to our fund for future rescues. Our staff is all volunteer – all funds go directly to the care of our animals. Country K-9 also accepts donations of blankets, dog or cat food, cat litter, dog houses and cleaning supplies. All donations are tax-deductible and receipts are available.

Southern Starrs Inc
http://www.southernstarrs.org/
4020 Cairo Bend Rd
Lebanon, TN 37087
(615) 453-2592
Southern STARRS is dedicated to providing safe and goal oriented therapeutic and recreational horseback riding and animal assisted activities to special needs children and adults.

New Leash On Life
New Leash on Life is dedicated to improving the welfare of companion animals in our community through shelter, placement, spay/neuter, education and awareness.
New Leash on Life
P.O. Box 247
Lebanon, TN 37088-0247
Phone: (615) 444-1144
Fax:     (615) 444-4997

Almost Home Pet Adoption Center
507 Jim Draper Blvd
(off Baddour Parkway behind Pro Bowl West – for mapquest use 507 W. Baddour Pkwy)
Lebanon, TN 37087
phone: (615) 444-1144
fax:       (615) 444-4997

Adoption Services
Bethany Richardson
phone:  (615) 444-1144
email: bethany@newleashonline.com

Fix For Life Spay/Neuter Clinic
Physical Address:
511 W. Baddour Parkway
Lebanon, TN 37087
phone: (615) 453-2FIX (2349)
fax:      (615) 443-8581

For Surgical Emergencies only (after hours):
Call (615)390-0505

Spay Neuter Program Manager
Jamie Andress
phone:  (615) 453-2349 (615) 444-1196
email: jandress@newleashonline.com

Share This:

Bridal Show 2011

Blushing Bridal Show 2012

The perfect place to start planning… after you get a ring on it!


It’s that time of year. Soon newspaper style sections will be filled with page after page of engagement and wedding announcements as couples both young and old plan to make it official.

This year Wilson Living has once again teamed up with The Mill at Lebanon and Party Providers to host the 2nd Annual Blushing Bridal Show. Set to take place at The Mill on Sunday, March 11, 2012 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., The Blushing Bridal will provide creative concepts and local vendors to help you plan every Bridal Show 2011detail of your special day.

When you start planning, time efficiency is the key to a stress-free experience. That’s why it makes so much sense to attend The Blushing Bridal Show where you can shop several different florists, caterers, photographers, rental companies and planners all under one roof. It’s like speed dating for nuptial planning.

Almost as soon as the doors closed on the Inaugural Blushing Bridal Show in 2011, phone calls began pouring in asking to make reservations for this year’s show. Last year more than 2,000 shoppers attended The Blushing Bridal Show, and this year we’re hoping for even more.

Our special guest this year is Jay Qualls, with Maples Wedding Cakes in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Qualls is a leader in custom designed wedding cakes. In 2011 Jay competed on the TLC reality competition show, The Next Great Baker. While he didn’t take home the top prize, his runner-up status catapulted him to the top of the wedding business and cemented his reputation as one of the best in the US. In addition to The Next Great Baker, Qualls’ confections have been featured in national magazines, Martha Stewart Weddings, Bridal Guide and People. At the show, Qualls will be answering Bridal show 2011questions, signing autographs and showing off some his latest work.

After sampling all sorts of complimentary tasty treats, brides-to-be and their families will be treated to a high-octane runway show that will include prom fashion as well as the hottest bridal couture and accessories. The White Room of Lebanon will be emceeing the show. As professionals in the industry, the ladies from The White Room will show you the styles that compliment your body type and personality.

There are just a few vendor spaces left. For information on renting a booth space to showcase your business call 615-969-6751 today. You can also get more information on the show or purchase your tickets by logging onto www.blushingbridalshow.com or at various Wilson Bank and Trust locations. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the event.

So if you’re newly engaged or planning an upcoming wedding there’s no better place to be on March 11th, than the Blushing Bridal Show at The Mill in Lebanon. We look forward to seeing you there!

Bridal Show details

Share This:

Coming Home

Coming Home

“The best way to get something done is to begin.” ~Author Unknown

In the business world of organizing,  there is actually a calendar of events.  Can you believe that- a calendar?  One more thing or event to keep up with, you say? Well, this can actually be a good thing.  If you take these “events” and add a few elements of each of them to your life, you might just find yourself more organized than you thought you could be.

Greeting

By BECKY ANDREWS
Wilson Living Magazine 

It seems like it happens at least once a year. In the middle of gro ery shopping, I find myself in the greeting card isle. On most of the ‘food store’ trips, while passing this section I’ll do a quick mental check list of all birthdays, anniversaries, christenings, and graduations, to make sure I don’t have an immediate need before moving on to the freezer section. I don’t know why. It’s like a strange magnetic force that pulls me in. Before long, I can’t get enough of cut down poster board with kitschy jokes at a cost of nearly 5 dollars each. 

So it’s no surprise that on this trip, I again found myself scanning the card section because one caught my eye. It was a quirky, chunky shaped little ditty with an odd punch line. In short, it was the greeting card version of me. And that lead to picking up another, and another, and another. It wasn’t long before, I had cards for each of my sisters, brothers, 3 college roommates, and a get well card for my dad’s neighbor, who I’d only met once, but knew well enough to realize she’d get a chuckle out of ‘Mildred’s’ latest escapade.

I couldn’t stop there. The get well section was a scream. These cards were filled with line after line of bizarre dialogue. I pulled out my phone and started scanning my friends list on Facebook to see if anyone was sick or could use a pick me up. When I got to the C’s, my husband called.

“Hey! What’s the name of your first college roommate’s mom? I heard she just had knee surgery. Do they still live in town?” Silence… Then finally, he replied, “I have no idea who you are talking about. Just wanted to remind you not to forget toilet paper.” Of course! Looking in the buggy, it was clear my priorities were off… A pair of trouser socks, an incredible shade of lip liner, a half-price bag of kit-kats, the latest issue of People and 11 greeting cards. What kind of mother was I?  Granted I had only made it down the non-perishables isle, but still. 

This display in my cart is why I hate running into people I know at the grocery. Just last week an acquaintance stopped to chat while we were both in the dairy section.  For some reason, I felt the need to explain away why I have 5 boxes of cosmic brownies, microwave popcorn, milk duds and a frozen pizza. Because I don’t have a single fresh vegetable or fruit or any re-usable grocery bags, I start to panic. So I start making nervous conversation to distract her from noticing all the empty calories. 

“I’m just running a few errands for my sister. She’s got PMS. Not that she’s mean. Just an emotional eater. I mean she doesn’t have a stability problem. You know how PMS can be. She’s not crazy, seriously.” Right before I say, “So what if all this stuff is for me? What if I decide to treat my children to a few unhealthy snacks? Who are you to judge me!” she gets a call and excuses herself from this very awkward exchange and I’m sure proceeds to tell the caller what a nut I am. 

Before anyone could see the sad display sitting in my buggy, I put back all the cards, kit-kats, socks and People. I replace them with a jumbo pack of toilet paper, 3 reusable bags and a copy of Us Weekly. It’s called priorities, people! Speaking of, people, this is the Oscar issue, I should get it for research.

You can email Becky a comment or ecard at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Share This: