Monday, September 26, 2016

15th Anniversary Gala Forms: Donations, Sponsorships, Auction Items

On November 12, the Franklin Downtown Partnership will celebrate it's 15th Anniversary with a Gala at THE BLACK BOX. 

The goal of the Gala is to celebrate the revitalization of downtown Franklin and to raise funds that will allow our non-profit organization continue working on improvements and bringing events such as the Harvest Stroll, Holiday Stroll and Strawberry Stroll to the community.

The Partnership is looking for sponsors and donations for the silent auction to be held that night. Below you'll find the Gala Donation Letter, the Gala Sponsorship Letter and the Auction Item Donation Sheet.

Questions? Contact event co-chair Beth Wierling at

Gala Donation Letter

Gala Sponsorship Letter

Auction Item Donation Sheet

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

15th Anniversary Gala Invitation

You are invited to our 15th Anniversary Gala! It'll be a fun night of great food, music and friends, and we'll have amazing auction and raffle items donated by local businesses to bid on. 

Tell your friends, share this invitation, and buy your tickets today! Go to www.fdp15thanniversaryceleb/ for tickets and information.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Networking Luncheon Tuesday, September 20

Join Franklin Downtown Partnership members, meet new contacts and strengthen connections, all for $6.55! 

Networking Luncheon
Tuesday, September 20
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Dean College Dining Center 

RSVP: or

Future Networking Luncheons will be on the 2nd or 3rd Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. in the Dean College Dining Center. 

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

September General Meeting Agenda

Note - this month's meeting will be held in the Campanella Board Room, first floor of the Dean College Campus Center.

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Dean College Campus Center @ 8:30 am
Campanella Board Room

I. Open Meeting 8:30

II. Adoption of Agenda 8:32

III. Streetscape Update: Jamie Hellen/Jeff Nutting 8:35

IV. Harvest Stroll: Scott Martin 8:50

V. Gala Update: Jane Curran 9:00

VI. FDP Update: Lisa Piana 9:05

VII. Guest Speaker: Rod Crochiere 9:10
Owner of Social Media Management

VIII. New Business 9:25

IX. Adjourn 9:30

This meeting will feature guest speaker Rod Crochiere, owner of Social Media Management. A new Franklin resident and Partnership member, Rod will present important information about posting to social media and its many benefits, as well as being safe about what you post.  Learn about the different types of social media accounts, how to access them, how they can be used, and how to set up new groups.

Rod has 17 years of experience in IT, with more than 10 years working for internet service providers, and he holds current network security certifications with Barracuda Firewall.