Events and Workshops Calendar
for Chapters of The Arc
in TN and Other Disability Groups

( Events are Central Time unless otherwise noted)

If you would like to express interest in having a particular workshop in your community, download and complete the Workshop Interest form HERE.

Person Centered Thinking Training - Arlington

  • Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019 and Saturday, June 1, 2019
  • Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 each day
  • Location: DIDD West TN Regional Office, 11437 Milton Wilson Road, Arlington
  • What: Two-day training for parents, conservators and families
  • Attendees will learn how to implement person centered approaches that support choice while addressing health and safety
  • Free but please register with Gina Ware 901-745-7200 or Karla Goodman 901-745-7235

Annual/Board Meeting

  • Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
  • Time: 3:00 pm
  • Location: Nashville Airport Marriott, 600 Marriott Drive, Nashville

Awards Banquet

  • Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
  • Time: 6:00 pm
  • Location: Capitol Ballroom, Nashville Airport Marriott, 600 Marriott Drive, Nashville
  • $60 - to register, call Gavin Dillinger at 615-248-5878

Tennessee Disability MegaConference

  • Date: Thursday & Friday, May 23-24, 2019
  • Location: Nashville Airport Marriott, 600 Marriott Drive, Nashville
  • Website

Disability Resources 101 - Paris

  • Date: Thursday, May 30, 2019
  • Time: 8:30 am to 1:30 pm (lunch provided)
  • Location: Henry County Medical Center, Classroom 1, 301 Tyson Avenue
  • Free, but please register HERE
  • Agenda

Future Planning Workshop - Murfreesboro

  • Date: Monday, July 15, 2019
  • Time: 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
  • Location: Technology Engagement Center, 306 Iinerva Drive, Murfreesboro
  • Flyer
  • Free, all family members welcome
  • RSVP: 615-801-8147 or arcrutherfordcounty@gmail.com

Person Centered Thinking Training - Lexington

  • Date: Saturday, July 20, 2019 and Saturday, August 3, 2019
  • Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 each day
  • Location: Easter SEals TN, 759 W. Church Rd. Ste #8, Lexington
  • What: Two-day training for parents, conservators and families
  • Attendees will learn how to implement person centered approaches that support choice while addressing health and safety
  • Free but please register with Gina Ware 901-745-7200 or Karla Goodman 901-745-7235

Board Meeting

  • Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019
  • Time: 8:30 am - breakfast, 9:00 am call to order
  • Location: The Inn at Opryland, 2401 Music Valley Dr, Nashville

Hearts Take Flight Pull-a-Plane Challenge

  • What: FUNdraiser benefiting The Arc TN where teams of five compete to see who can pull an airplane the fastest
  • Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019 - Saturday, September 28, 2019 rain date
  • Time: 9:00 am to noon
  • Concessions, kid activities, door prizes, music
  • Location: Hollingshead Aviation, Smyrna Rutherford County Airport, 300 Doug Warpoole Road, Smyrna, 37167
  • To sponsor or have a team, visit the website to sign up
  • Webpage

Board Meeting

  • Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
  • Time: 8:30 am - breakfast, 9:00 am call to order
  • Location: The Inn at Opryland, 2401 Music Valley Dr, Nashville