Weekly Wrap-Up: November 29, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-up 11/29/19
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Hello member. I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. This is probably the only non-Black Friday email you will receive today. If you are busy with your Black Friday shopping, remember to shop local #shoplocal and shop with our members #nashlgbtccmember ! Check out our directory to support businesses that support us.

We wanted to make sure you knew that we are so thankful for you, our members, and for being a part of the Chamber. Also to tell you about the few things we did this week and what is coming up when you get back to the swing of things after the holiday weekend. 

TASTE was Sunday and it was HUGE! We had an incredible night at OZ Arts Nashville with over 400 attendees. Records were smashed all around and awards were given. Thanks to so many that were a critical part to making it happen, I have to say a big congrats to Lauren and tell her how thankful I am to her. Read more below about the night and a link to see pictures! 

December is going to be very busy. We will keep you updated on all things going on and make sure you mark your calendar for our Annual Meeting and Holiday Party at the Nashville Children's Theatre on Thursday, December 16th. Details below.
What We Did
TASTE was a great success! Thank you to everyone who attended, sponsored, volunteered, and especially the vendors who shared their food and drink.

We hope you enjoyed your time connecting with the Chamber! TASTE 's success means success for our Foundation that educates, inspires and empowers LGBT business professionals.

Make sure you check out photos from the event and read our press release for more information about the the night.
We spent time with our families this week for Thanksgiving. Joe is Florida enjoying time relaxing on the beach. Lauren went the opposite direction to Canada to spend time with family.

Our office will reopen on Tuesday, December 3rd.
Nashville SC
Tomorrow is your last day to grab Nashville SC tickets and support the Nashville LGBT Chamber Foundation!

The Nashville LGBT Chamber & one of our newest member  Nashville SC  are teaming up to support the Nashville LGBT Chamber Foundation's mission to educate, inspire, and empower LGBT people to gain employment, climb the corporate ladder, or build a small business. Purchase your season tickets  using the  code LGBT  and 10% of all proceeds from season tickets sold to our community will go towards the Foundation.

This offer ends tomorrow, November 30, 2019 . Purchase your tickets today!
GayCities Best of 2019 Survey
Vote Nashville for Hidden Gem in the GayCities Best of 2019 survey!
You can vote once per day, per browser, per device, every day through December 6 .

Voting is available by clicking the link below and selecting the 'Nashville' box! Make sure to share this survey with your family and friends!
Nashville CARES Red Ribbon Breakfast
Join our member Nashville CARES for their annual Red Ribbon Breakfast: Ending the HIV Epidemic on  Thursday, December 5, 2019  at the Cal Turner Family Center for Student Education at Meharry Medical College. Red Ribbon Breakfast advances a Public/Private partnership to end the HIV epidemic. You may purchase a table or tickets at  redribbonbreakfast.org
Hearts Aglow, A Holiday Show
Nashville in Harmony is presenting Hearts Aglow, A Holiday Show , on December 7, so get your tickets now to this exciting evening! This year’s concert includes a variety of twists on well-known holiday tunes as well as popular songs from artists including PinkZebra, Eric Whitacre and more. Grab a friend, and enjoy a festive and fun night of music!
Annual Meeting / Holiday Party
Our December Brewing Up Business, which is also our Annual Meeting and Holiday Party, will be held on  Thursday, December 12th  at the  Nashville Children's Theatre .  

?Guests will eat, drink, and connect with our community AND get a special preview of 'Auntie Claus'! Registration is free for members & first-time guests and $20 for repeat non-member guests.
Predators Pride Night 2020
Predators Pride Night 2020 will be held on  Tuesday, February 18th ! Come join the Nashville LGBT Chamber and  Nashville Pride  as the  Nashville Predators  take on the Carolina Hurricanes! Pride Night packages include a game ticket and a limited edition Pride Night t-shirt! Before the game, all Pride Night attendees are welcome to join us at Bridgestone Arena for a mixer with light refreshments.

Purchase your tickets by  December 18th  to guarantee you’re sitting with other Pride Night attendees – don’t wait, get your tickets today!
Joe Woolley

Lauren Bland
Membership Manager

Nashville LGBT Chamber
41 Peabody Street
Nashville, TN 37210
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