Franklin Tomorrow to kick off On The Table conversations Nov. 5

On The Table 2019 will kick off at Breakfast with the Mayors on Nov. 5. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
On The Table 2019 will kick off at Breakfast with the Mayors on Nov. 5. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

On The Table 2019 will kick off at Breakfast with the Mayors on Nov. 5. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

Local community group Franklin Tomorrow will begin its annual On The Table events Nov. 5 during its quarterly Breakfast with the Mayors event. The community engagement initiative aims to connect residents and members of the community through conversations held at various locations in Franklin throughout the week.

Events are open to those who live, work and play in Franklin, according to Executive Director Mindy Tate. Last year's event had about 1,000 participants, according to Franklin Tomorrow. The top issues identified by participants ranged from transportation and greenspace to housing and development, according to the group's 2018 report following the event.

See a list of where to find On The Table conversations below:

Tuesday, Nov. 5, noon: St. Philip Catholic Church & Landmark Bank, 198 E. Main St., Franklin

Tuesday, Nov. 5, noon: Tower Community Bank, 131 Third Ave. N., Franklin


Wednesday, Nov. 6, 10:30 a.m.: City Hall Donuts & Coffee, City Hall Boardroom, 109 Third Ave. S., Franklin

Wednesday, Nov. 6, 5:30 p.m.: Social hour at JJ's Wine Bar, 206 E. Main St., Franklin

Wednesday, Nov. 6, 6:30 p.m.: First Presbyterian Church Franklin, 101 Legends Club Lane, Franklin

Thursday, Nov. 7, 4-6 p.m.: Avenida of Cool Springs, 222 Mallory Station Road, Franklin

Thursday, Nov. 7, 5:30 p.m.: Family dinner at Eastern Flank Battlefield Park, 1368 Eastern Flank Circle, Franklin

Friday, Nov. 8, 9:30-10:30 a.m.: Morning Pointe of Franklin, 1005 Generations Way, Franklin

On The Table 2019 will end with Engage Franklin, where attendees can find information on nonprofits and volunteer opportunities while meeting others in the community. Engage Franklin will be held Nov. 9 at Columbia State Community College from 9-11 a.m.

Learn more at www.franklintomorrow.org.
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By Wendy Sturges

A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


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