Another Flood Story — Jason Holleman and the Legal Warriors

I just finished reading Steve Goerge's piece in the Nashville Scene regarding the race for Council District 24 (Sylvan Park) between Jason Holleman and Sarah Lodge Talley, and how the opposition to Jason seems connected to his not toeing the line 100% with the Dean administration.  I am not a resident of District 24, although... Continue Reading →

A Open Letter in Support of the Community Foundation

TO: Ellen Lehman, Community Foundation of Middle TN FM: Jay Voorhees, an observer along the way RE: WSMV story tonight Dear Ellen, I've been watching the series this week by Dennis Ferrier of WSMV regarding flood relief efforts with interest. As you know the group that I have worked with along the way, Southeast Nashville... Continue Reading →

Is Volunteerism Still Strong in Nashville?

Yesterday, Jeff Tang at Newschannel 5 published a story with the headline "Volunteerism Still Strong Nearly Six Months After the Flood." I confess I was a bit surprised by the headline, for there has been general agreement throughout the flood relief community that the pool of local volunteers working regularly on rebuilding projects has pretty... Continue Reading →

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