Events and Workshops Calendar
for Chapters of The Arc
in Tennessee

( 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.

Family Coalition Meeting - Memphis

  • Date: Monday, October 9, 2017
  • Time: 5:45 - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Triumph Bank, 5699 Poplar Avenu,e Memphis, 38119 (If the security guard isnít at the front door, come to the back and knock Ė we will let you in)
  • Agenda
  • All family members welcome, light refreshments
  • RSVP: Carrie Hobbs Guiden

Job Club Monthly Meeting - Nashville

  • Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017
  • Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Swang 242 at Lipscomb University, Nashville
  • Light refreshments
  • Agenda
  • RSVP: Dave Griffin

Family Coalition Meeting -Nashville

  • Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017
  • Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Belmont United Methodist Church Community Center, 2007 Acklen Avenue, Nashville, 37212
  • Agenda
  • All family members welcome, light refreshments
  • RSVP: Carrie Hobbs Guiden

Future Planning Workshop - Knoxville

  • Date: Friday, October 20, 2017
  • Time: 8:30 - 11:30 am (Eastern Time)
  • Location: United Way of Knoxville, 1301 Hannah Avenue, Knoxville
  • Community Education Series in collaboration with TN Disability Pathfinder for service providers and family members in the East TN area
  • Agenda
  • CEUs available for Social Workers
  • FREE, but pre-registration is required

Tennessee Adult Brothers and Sisters (TABS) Meeting - Jackson

  • What: Meeting for adult siblings of a brother or sister with a disability
  • Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Location: Jackson-Madison County Library, Main Program Center, 433 E LaFayette Street, Jackson
  • Contact: Evelyn Keele

Light Up a Life Holiday Giving Campaign

  • What: Holiday Giving Campaign
  • When: The entire month of December
  • Give a gift to The Arc TN in memory of someone close to your heart
  • Can't come up with a gift for someone who has everything? Give a meaningful gift to The Arc TN in honor of them and they will receive acknowledgment
  • To donate: Check back for FirstGiving link

Light Up a Life Kick Off

  • Date: Friday, December 1, 2017
  • Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation, 2120 West End Ave, Nashville
  • Details: Silent auction, refreshments, live music, free, open to the public but please RSVP
  • Check back for RSVP link

Board Meeting

  • Date: Saturday, December 2, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 am breakfast, 9:00 am call to order
  • Location: Nashville Airport Embassy Suites, 10 Century Blvd.

Disability Day on the Hill

  • What: Day to meet with your state legislators
  • Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
  • Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Cordell Hull Building, 425 5th Ave North, Nashville
  • Details: Call and make appointments with your state senator and representative; all family members welcome
  • Disability agency exhibits with tip sheets, maps, etc.

The Future of Disability: a Big Ideas event!

  • What: One day of very short, personal, passionate, simple and concise presentations that take a visionary, inspiring and challenging look at what lays ahead
  • Date: Saturday, February 17, 2018
  • Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: The Inn at Opryland, 2401 Music Valley Drive, Nashville
  • Details: Buffet lunch included! Reception with appetizers & open cash Bar 5-6pm! Jeremy Norden-Paul from the TN Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities will emcee and Dr. Erik Carter from TennesseeWorks will be one of the presenters; entertainment will be woven in with presentations and networking opportunities, more details forthcoming
  • Cost: $65 for members of The Arc; $85 for non-members (includes one-year membership)
  • Respite/Childcare Cost: $20 per person/child
  • Registration Required - check back for link and agenda

Board Meeting - webinar format

  • Date: Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Time: 9:00 am
  • Location: Board members' own computers and phones

Annual/Board Meeting

  • Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
  • Time: 3:00 pm
  • Location: Nashville Airport Marriott, 600 Marriott Drive

Awards Banquet

  • Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
  • Time: 6:00 pm
  • Location: Nashville Airport Marriott, 600 Marriott Drive
  • Cost: $50 (register through the TN Disability MegaConference site)

Tennessee Disability MegaConference