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January 2015

Found 6 blog entries for January 2015.

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In 2014 Tom Morales and his partners opened the Acme Feed & Seed. It’s atmosphere celebrates Nashville’s past, present and future. The Acme Feed & Seed includes 22,000 square foot of drinking, dining shopping and entertainment for you to choose from.

Acme Feed & Seed History

In 1890 JR Whitemore built the three-story Acme building. Currey L. Turner moved his feed store into the building in 1943 and then in 1965 he changed the name from Acme Feed and Hatchery to Acme Farm Supply.

Many memories were made for families across mid-Tennessee. Acme was known for their annual “Purina Jamborees” and other promotions. Saturdays were host to free “dog dipping” to treat the family pet for fleas.

After 91 years, Acme Farm Supply closed their doors. The

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Teamwork

In 2012 Moise Fokou, a Tennessee Titan Linebacker, created the Root 53 Foundation. Moise wants to make a difference for children and their families in highly urban areas. The foundation provides hands-on learning in the DC, Maryland and Tennessee regions.

The Root 53 Foundation provides resources that children need to succeed in under-served communities. They donate to the children by ways of their Lunchbox, Future Rulers Initiatives and Root 53 Backpack programs along with hosting healthy living workshops.

The Root 53 Foundation mission is “to prepare children to be successful by providing educational and resource support.” They inspire change in the youth by the way of their “roots”.

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Liquor

Bill Nelson, the great, great grandchild of Charles Nelson, can be credited with helping to bring this historic distillery back to life. One day he invited his two sons, Andy and Charlie, to go with him down to Greenbrier, TN to see a butcher.

A chance stop at the gas station and a sign that made mention of the distillery encouraged the brothers to revitalize this legendary family brand. As of November 23, 2014, after 105 years, Nelson's Green Brier Distillery is now back open for business.

It took Andy and Charlie 9 years to get the distillery back open, but it was definitely worth. It was truly a labor of love and they were not going to give up on it. They knew they had to do it right so they sought the help of Dave Pickerell. Dave was a

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Giving or volunteering your time to help someone who is in need can be so rewarding. The Nashville/Tennessee area has a multitude of non-profit organizations and charities. Here are some of the  organizations based in this area.

12Giving

Al Thomas and his wife began 12Giving, because they wanted to integrate a way of giving back through the businesses that they own. Currently, they own the Sperry’s Restaurant and co-own Sam’s Sports Grill. There charitable accomplishments began locally, and the Thomas’s hoped it would continue to advance across the nation.

The concept of 12Giving, is for local restaurants choose a menu item, and give the revenue off that item to a designate a charity. The menu item and charity would change each month. This is

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The Society for Marketing Professional Services Nashville chapter, also known as SMPS, has big plans for this years Nashville mayoral election. SMPS will hold a council meeting with the contenders competing to be Nashville’s mayor. This gathering will be supported by the Messer Construction Company. It will be held at City Winery on Wednesday, January 14, 2015.

Every year, SMPS’s January gathering is focused on the Mayor’s intentions for expansion and advancement of Nashville. However, according to the president of SMPS, Johnathan Holmes, it has been decided that this year's gathering be focused on the mayoral contenders. This will give the contenders time to present future plans with the council leaders in architecture, engineering and

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Open Sign

If you like Two Ten Jack and Zumi Sushi you will love Lucky Belly. It is basically a fusion of the two with a little Tokyo flare.

Lucky Belly is actually the newly transformed Zumi Sushi. As of December 5th Zumi Sushi was out and Lucky Belly was in. The menu here will focus on three main things: hamburgers, spiked shakes and of course sushi. There is also a full bar for those who like to have a drink while they dine.

Inspiration

Lucky Belly was influenced and inspired by the youth culture in Tokyo. Right now there is a gourmet burger craze going on in Tokyo. Lucky Belly owners took that idea and made it their own. You will get a quality burger with great sushi.

The Menu

This restaurant is basically the best of Zumi Sushi with the

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