EO Nashville Member News – Oct. 13, 2017

October 13, 2017

Awards/Professional Recognition:

Charles Robert Bone [Bone McAllester Norton] was included in the Nashville Business Journal’s Power 100 list in the “Connector” category.

In the News:

Photos from EO Nashville’s kickball tournament at First Tennessee Park were featured in the Nashville Business Journal’s Working the Room slideshow.

A team member at Bernard Health [Alex Tolbert] was quoted in the New York Times about health savings accounts.

Jeff Bradford [the Bradford Group] dispensed public relations advice as a guest on The PRfect Pitch radio show.

A wedding designed by Angela Proffitt [Angela Proffitt, LLC] was featured in Inside Weddings.

Will Newman [Edley’s Bar-B-Que] was featured in the Nashville Business Journal’s “The Boss” series.

The Nashville Business Journal featured Greko Street Food [Tony Darsinos] in an article about what sets it apart from other local restaurants.

Ben Goldberg and Max Goldberg [Strategic Hospitality] were featured in an interview with Afar Magazine about their influence on Nashville’s dining scene. Bastion and The Catbird Seat were mentioned in an Eater Nashville article about Tennessee’s first saké brewery opening in Nashville later this month. The chef from The Catbird Seat was mentioned in Vogue for participating in Tulum, Mexico’s first food and wine festival. The Nashville Business Journal mentioned Le Sel in an article about Pat Emery’s new real estate company with an Oklahoma City investor.

Hytch [Robert Hartline] was mentioned in a Williamson Source article as an alternative approach to reducing traffic congestion in Nashville. The company was mentioned in another Williamson Source story about ways businesses can reduce commuter traffic.

The Tennessean mentioned Village Real Estate Services [Mark Deutschmann] for developing new condos within sight of Walden Village.

SPEAKeasy Spirits [Jeff Pennington] was featured in the Nashville Scene for rebranding itself as Pennington Distilling Co. and announced its “Hardest Harvest” party to celebrate its aged rye whiskey.

The Nashville Post reported that Healthcare Bluebook [Jeff Rice] announced “a major growth investment” from Primus Capital Funds.

The Nashville Business Journal mentioned SnapShot Interactive [Mark Scrivner] in an article about Williamson County's pitch to win Amazon’s second headquarters.

John Rowley [Counterpoint Messaging] was quoted in a WKRN News 2 story about President Trump’s Twitter war with Sen. Bob Corker.

Sperry’s Mercantile [Sam Sanchez] was mentioned in an Out and About Nashville interview with Chef Eleni Vavouris.

Eater Nashville covered the opening of Von Elrod’s Beer Garden and Sausage House [Austin Ray].

Coach Gary Smith of the Nashville Soccer Club [Christopher Redhage] made Nashville Lifestyles’ Nashville’s Most Beautiful People list, which was also mentioned in The Tennessean.

Corsair Distillery [Darek Bell] was mentioned in a Rolling Stone Country interview with singer Jerrod Niemann.


EO Event Info:

Learning From Legends – Randy Rayburn: October 17, 7:30am- 9am at Cabana

Join us over breakfast for our Learning from Legends series with Randy Rayburn - the godfather of Nashville’s restaurant scene.. Randy began his restaurant career in 1975 as a bus boy and launched his first restaurant, Sunset Grill, 15 years later. He has since  helped open 11 restaurants in the Nashville area. Randy currently owns Cabana and Midtown Cafe.  Don't miss an opportunity to hear from this pioneer restauranteur and his expertise on Nashville’s dining scene. Register here.

EO Moveable Feast in Germantown: October 25, 6:30pm

This year’s annual Moveable Feast will take place in Germantown. Plan for a date night and book the sitters. We will spread out over several restaurants for three courses and meet up together for dessert. Out of respect to our budget and for the experience of all involved, we ask that if you must cancel, you do so with at least 72 hours notice, or you will owe the chapter $100/person. Register here to attend.

Think-Tank Annual Reviews, Enticements and Motivation: November 3, 7:30am- 9:00am at E|Spaces

Join your fellow EOers in an intimate setting on the timely topic of Annual Reviews, Enticements and Motivation. Register here.

Operation EO at Second Harvest, 331 Great Circle Road: November 9, 5- 8pm

Families will be served dinner while learning about Second Harvest before volunteering in the center. This is limited to 100 volunteers ages 6 and up. Register here to attend. Projects will be divided as follows:

  • Project 1 (ages 12+) - evaluate, sort and box non-perishable food donations from supermarkets and other stores

  • Project 2 (ages 6+) & five parents - assemble food boxes and bags for school feeding programs or senior feeding programs, bag bulk produce into family-sized portions

  • Project 3 (ages 12+) - evaluate, sort and box frozen or perishable food donations in our 40 degree cooler

The Iron Cowboy: November 14, 5:30pm at MPower

Listen firsthand to James Lawrence’s crazy notion of completing 50 ironmans in 50 days in 50 states. His idea was scoffed by many who told him it was not possible to achieve. His doctors, friends and sponsors advised him against it, but he prevailed.  

This is not a story exclusive to triathletes and endurance athletes. The story shows the strength that we all have stored deep inside of us and how it can be summoned to achieve the impossible. It is relevant to anyone who wants to achieve more in their life. Register here.

EO Holiday Party: December 2, 7:00pm at Pinewood Social

Join us as we kickoff the season on the first Saturday of December. Mark your calendar, remind your spouse/date and book the sitter – this event is not to be missed! Register here.