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FrankTown Open Hearts Annual Dinner: “Putting Down Roots” to Empower At-Risk Youth and Ultimate After-Party Experience

FrankTown Open Hearts Annual Dinner: “Putting Down Roots” to Empower At-Risk Youth and Ultimate After-Party Experience

[Franklin, Tennessee] – FrankTown, a dedicated nonprofit organization committed to providing educational, vocational, and nutritional support to at-risk youth in Franklin, is thrilled to announce its upcoming Annual Dinner, themed “Putting Down Roots,” scheduled for Friday, September 8, 2023, at the Franklin Marriott, Cool Springs.

For almost two decades, FrankTown has been a beacon of hope for disadvantaged students (K – 12th grade) in Franklin. The organization’s after-school and summertime programs offer academic assistance, structured character education, and enriching vocational opportunities. These invaluable programs aim to break the cycle of generational poverty, empower young minds, and help provide practical life skills that stay with the kids for a lifetime.

“Through our FrankTown programming, we are not just providing education and support; we are nurturing dreams, cultivating resilience, and sowing the seeds of a brighter future.”- Chris Barnhill, Executive Director, FrankTown.

The “Putting Down Roots” theme for this year’s Annual Dinner underscores the importance of laying a strong foundation for at-risk youth to thrive and grow. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with the mission of FrankTown, hear inspiring stories, and contribute to a cause that has a profound impact on the lives of children and families in need.

The Annual Dinner will feature a captivating program, inspiring guest speakers, a silent and live auction, and a delectable dinner experience. New this year, an after-party with Rubiks Groove promises to be a highlight of the evening, providing a perfect blend of entertainment, nostalgia, and celebration.

To ensure your place at this must-attend event, we encourage you to purchase your table today. Last year’s event sold out, so don’t miss out on this exceptional experience. Tables of 8 are available for $1000 and can be purchased at FrankTown also invites businesses, organizations, and individuals within the community to consider becoming event sponsors.

FrankTown Open Hearts is a nonprofit ministry in Franklin, Tennessee, that spiritually, emotionally, and physically enhances the lives of at-risk youth through mentoring and equipping them with life skills, offering spiritual development and academic tutoring services. Through hands- on programming, the organization seeks to inspire confident, empowered young adults to lead fulfilled lives. FrankTown Open Hearts meets six days a week throughout the school year, and supplies transportation to and from its programs, as well as a hot meal each night. Last year, FrankTown gave away about 10,500 meals to Williamson County youth and families this year. In addition to its regular programming of weekly courses, it provides vocational training and college application assistance, which is a key service within its organization.