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Nashville Give Pass offers unique support for volunteers

Nov. 2, 2012—Nashville Give Pass, a pilot program supported by the Martha O’Bryan Center, the Mayor’s Office and the Vanderbilt Center for Nashville Studies, will recognize and reward 50 Nashville volunteers annually with various perks, professional development opportunities and a chance to call Nashville home.

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Sustaining Tennessee in the Face of Climate Change: Karl Dean

Sep. 18, 2012—Watch video of Nashville Mayor, Karl Dean, providing opening remarks at the report release event. He provided insight as to what Nashville is doing to prepare for the future including the sustainable efforts in response to the May 2010 Flood, such as development of the Flood Preparedness and Prevention Plan, buyout of homes and lands...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Tennessee sustainability report to be released Sept. 11

Sep. 6, 2012—The effects of climate change will have widespread impact on the state, but there are opportunities to offset it by incorporating “climate-friendly” and “climate-resilient” actions into routine management decisions, say scientists from Vanderbilt and other major Tennessee research institutions in a new report.

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B-cycle demonstration draws crowd

Aug. 2, 2012—About 75 Vanderbilt staff and faculty stopped by the surface lot at Terrace Place and 21st Avenue South Aug. 1 for a sneak peek at the new automated kiosk system for Nashville B-cycle, which will have two stations on campus this fall. “The B-cycle kiosk demonstration was a huge success,” Vanderbilt Community, Neighborhood and Government Relations...

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Metro bike share program coming to campus; demonstration Aug. 1

Jul. 27, 2012—Nashville is expanding its bike-share program to include a fee-based, automated kiosk system called Nashville B-cycle, and two kiosks will be located on the Vanderbilt campus – one at the corner of 21st Avenue South and Terrace Place, and the other in the park near the intersection of Medical Center Drive and Blakemore. A public...

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Community forums set for East-West Connector Bus Rapid Transit

Jun. 15, 2012—The Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) and the Transit Alliance of Middle Tennessee will kick off a series of ongoing public information sessions on the East-West Connector bus rapid transit (BRT) project with four sessions scheduled next month. The East-West Connector Community Forums will be held at locations along the East-West Connector corridor from the White...

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Puppet truck, mayor visit child care center

May. 25, 2012—Dean is a longtime advocate of books, reading and libraries. (Steve Green/Vanderbilt) Nashville Mayor Karl Dean visited Vanderbilt’s child care center on Edgehill Avenue May 24 to promote reading and take in a puppet show performed by the Nashville Public Library’s Bringing Books to Life! puppet truck. Three of the preschool classrooms have been studying Mother...

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Ride your bike to work May 18 for Nashville Bike Month

May. 15, 2012—For Nashville Bike Month, Mayor Karl Dean invites commuters to meet up at several locations around town and bike to work on May 18.

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Mayor’s Field Day seeking volunteers

Apr. 27, 2012—Fun, family-friendly activities planned at LP Field on May 5 Mayor Karl Dean is bringing a free citywide Field Day to Nashville as his newest health challenge event, and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is a proud supporter of the event. Mayor’s Field Day with the Tennessee Titans will take place at...

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Mayor, Titans to host free citywide Field Day May 5; volunteers needed

Apr. 20, 2012—Fun, family-friendly activities planned at LP Field on May 5 Mayor Karl Dean is bringing a free citywide Field Day to Nashville as his newest health challenge event, and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is a proud supporter of the event. Mayor’s Field Day with the Tennessee Titans will take place at...

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Fly kites and fight obesity March 24

Mar. 7, 2012—Kids and Kites Day, co-sponsored by the Vanderbilt Institute for Obesity, is scheduled for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Bicentennial Mall. The public is invited to bring a kite, family members, lawn chairs, a pair of comfortable shoes and lots of enthusiasm for this event designed to fight childhood obesity. Nashville Mayor...

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Geology walk with Mayor Dean and Molly Miller draws crowd

Feb. 22, 2012—Clouds and temperatures in the 50s on a Saturday afternoon were the perfect backdrop for a delightful geology walk with Nashville Mayor Karl Dean Feb. 18 at Percy Warner Park. Molly Miller, professor of earth and environmental sciences at Vanderbilt, accompanied by Anne Choquette, a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, led more than 200...

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