East Nashville community-wide meeting prepares for “Yard sale and fair”

Councilman Scott Davis (Dist.5)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. –The East Nashville neighborhoods in the 5th and 6th Councilmatic Districts joined forces for a community-wide meeting to announce plans for a huge community yard sale and fair.  The meeting was held at Cleveland Street Baptist Church, Thursday evening, April 25, 2013, hosted by The Neighborhood Compassion Center (TNCC) of East Nashville.  The Community-wide Yard Sale and Fair will be held Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Cleveland Park Community Center, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

“We urge all residents of the 5th and 6th Metro Council Districts to attend the Community Fair which will be held on June 9th,” said Catherine Harrison, Executive Director of The Neighborhood Compassion Center. “The Fair will be an educational and fun event to be enjoyed by the entire family.”

The community meeting allowed residents to have input into the types of services needed for their area by completing a short questionnaire; Councilman Scott Davis chaired the meeting and heared suggestions and updateed everyone on community activities.

Peter Westerholm (Dist. 6)

During the Community-wide Yard Sale and Fair in June, residents of the community will have an opportunity to secure booth space to showcase their businesses, get health screenings, enjoy good food from various Food Trucks, children and youth activities, and much more. “We are very excited about joining the two districts in an effort to best serve the residents,” said Scott Davis, Metro Councilman, 5th District.  “We also thank the TNCC for hosting the meeting and organizing the Fair.”

The Neighborhood Compassion Center (TNCC) is a Christian community center guided by core character values of love, kindness, respect, faith and responsibility.

They offer help and hope for life to all members of our community regardless of their characteristics and socio-economic circumstances.  The TNCC offers free programs to youth and adults.