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January 2020

Stories and Lessons from an Antarctic Adventure

January 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cumberland River Compact, 2 Victory Ave, Ste 300
Nashville, TN 37213 US
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In December 2018, John Guider boarded the 100 year old, 3 masted sailing vessel Bark Europa as part of the volunteer crew and sailed over 2400 nautical miles to the frigid waters of Antarctica. The Europa was able to access remote bays too small for the larger cruise ships and enabled landings to view the nesting grounds of the Continent's unique summer inhabitants. Many of the species which are in danger of extinction due to the effects of climate change.…

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February 2020

Greenways: A path to mobility, health, and economic investment

February 6, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cumberland River Compact, 2 Victory Ave, Ste 300
Nashville, TN 37213 US
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Greenways are more than just a scenic walking or biking trail. They provide alternative transportation, greater mobility, and a healthier lifestyle. In some cities, greenways have been the catalyst for economic investment. Mark Deutschmann will discuss the benefits of greenways, Nashville’s greenways network, and the development of the 25-mile City Central Greenway. Deutschmann is a community builder who has worked with neighbors, city leaders and social profits for 30-plus years revitalizing and creating walkable neighborhoods. Ever engaged in the community,…

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