The Hermitage Launches New Programming For Jackson’s 250th Birthday

Trump Visit Hermitage

To commemorate the 250th birthday of the People’s President, the Andrew Jackson Foundation will launch a 12-month series of programs on his birthday, Wednesday, March 15, with the premiere of the new film “Jackson” about the seventh president’s life. The centerpiece of a weeklong series of events and programs will be the Presidential Wreath-Laying Ceremony at Jackson’s tomb at 11 a.m. March 15 at … [Read more...]

Mayor Barry Challenges Local Restaurants to Reduce Food Waste

Food Waste Initiative

Mayor Megan Barry is challenging local restaurants to reduce the amount of food wasted in their kitchens by participating in The Mayor’s Food Saver Challenge for restaurants – a joint project with the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Nashville Food Waste Initiative. Mayor Barry is the first mayor in the Southeast to issue such a challenge. The Challenge was launched at the James Beard … [Read more...]

StyleBlueprint Named Emerging Media Leader in International Media Awards

StyleBlueprint Award

StyleBlueprint, a Nashville-based digital media company, has been named a Leader in Emerging Media by the Summit International Awards, an organization dedicated to recognizing innovative work in the marketing communications industry. StyleBlueprint was named a winner in the “B2C App (Business-to-Consumer)” category for its approach to connecting consumers with local businesses in a meaningful, … [Read more...]

Share Our “View From 30”


There are two ways to gain perspective: Experience and Altitude. MP&F has both. Join us in 2017 as we celebrate our 30th anniversary by sharing the View From 30. “Nobody cares about your anniversary.”           - Anonymous MP&F Pessimist That pessimistic, but true, statement was one of the shiniest of the gold nuggets to come out of our initial planning sessions for MP&F’s … [Read more...]

Progressive® Insurance Nashville Boat & Sportshow® Anchors at the Music City Center Jan. 19–22

Nashville Boat Show

The Progressive® Insurance Nashville Boat & Sportshow®, Tennessee’s premier boating event, is bringing a taste of summer to Nashville’s Music City Center with four days of nautical fun Jan. 19–22, 2017. This year’s show has over 90,000 square feet of boats, accessories, educational opportunities and fun for all ages and experience levels! View and board hundreds of boats from the region’s … [Read more...]

MP&F has two named to annual NBJ Power 100


MP&F Public Relations has, not one, but two people named to the prestigious Nashville Business Journal Power 100 list this year. Partner Katy Varney and Account Supervisor and Metro Councilman Colby Sledge were named to the Power 100, now in its second year. Varney also made the 2015 list. The NBJ looked at Nashvillians who have the biggest impact in the business community by wielding … [Read more...]

Networking Event Connects Young Professionals, City Leaders

Stars Meet a Mentor

Award-winning nonprofit STARS is bringing together Nashville’s brightest young minds and most successful leaders for an evening of connection and philanthropy at its second annual Meet a Mentor event. Hosted by the organization’s associate board committee and co-chaired by Allison Jacob and Colton Mulligan, the event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Studio 615 (72 Broadmoor Drive) from 6 … [Read more...]

U.S. Marine Corps Prepares To Storm Nashville

Marine Week Nashville Schedule

The full schedule for Marine Week Nashville was released today at a news conference with Mayor Megan Barry at Public Square, adjacent to the Metro Courthouse. The event’s theme of “Community, Country and Corps” will offer more than 80 free, public events across the city Sept. 7–11. The opening ceremony, which is also being held at Public Square, will kick the week off on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 6 … [Read more...]

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Seeking Nominations for Nashville’s Top 30 Under 30

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 30 Under 30

The Tennessee chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2017 class of Nashville’s Top 30 Under 30 honorees. Middle Tennessee residents are encouraged to nominate friends, family and co-workers who are among the area’s most influential young professional and philanthropic leaders. Past honorees have come from a wide range of backgrounds, including information … [Read more...]

Armonías: Music Brings Two Cultures Together in Nashville

From the Heart Armonias

The From the Heart International Education Foundation (FTH) of Nashville, in collaboration with the Blues Kids Foundation of Chicago, will host a group of 44 music students from two small towns in Colombia, South America, from June 26 through July 9 in Nashville for Armonías, an international music and culture exchange. The music students, ages 10 to 14, from Mompox and Santa Rosa in the … [Read more...]