Christmas Bells are ringing…

For the fifth year the Hendersonville High School Select Chamber Choir, under the direction of R. Elizabeth Evans, the Director of Choirs, will be singing as our special guests. The Select Choir is a highly competitive auditioned ensemble which excels in many different vocal genres. Rooted in 30 years of history, the choir is traditionally …

2019 Garlands & Glitter… a beautiful evening

We were fortunate to have three photographers documenting our evening of glamour and glitz. Be sure to check out all the beautiful images and if you share on social media, please do give credit to the photographer. If you see a photo here you would like to print, email Newcomers.Art@gmail.com and we will send you …

November Luncheon at Bluegrass Country Club

Our speaker for November’s luncheon is Lynne Drysdale Patterson, a Christian singer/songwriter, author and speaker. She writes non-fiction children’s stories based on historical women and has appeared on a variety of local and national television programs as a performing artist, cookbook author and guest chef. Her recently published book, Taproots of Tennessee: Historic Sites and …

October Brings Halloween and a Newcomers Lunch!

Our speaker for the October 10th luncheon is Brad Schmitt, the “Inside Nashville” columnist for the Tennessean. Per his introduction in the paper, he gets his stories, in part, by asking community leaders to tell him intensely personal and funny stories about themselves. He wants to write pieces of redemption, overcoming and transformation. He wants …

Lee Curtis

Our Newcomers Luncheon season is here!

We have a very knowledgeable and entertaining speaker in Lee Curtis! Her career has spanned 40 years in the Tennessee State Government; she has served as the Director of Program Development and Legislative Liaison for the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development. She is now devoting her time to the new Tennessee State Museum which examines …

June Luncheon

We will not have a speaker for June’s luncheon. We will have our traditional rose ceremony and Carol is sure to have something to help entertain us and have fun! Don’t miss out! This month’s charity will be Ride Sumner, Community Life Bridge a door-to-door volunteer-based transportation program for seniors who no longer drive. Simply …

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Jeff’s journey as a writer is a winding narrative that stretching from coast to coast; a pilgrimage toward enlightenment–from his birthplace in Walt Whitman’s New Jersey, through his formative years growing up in a movie theater in Los Angeles, to his twenty plus years as a working writer-producer-director in film/TV. He is a twelve-time produced …

April Luncheon will be at new venue!

The speaker for our April luncheon is Hendersonville Mayor Jamie Clary. He has served as Mayor for the last two years. Prior to becoming Mayor, he served on the Planning Commission and was Ward 2 Alderman. Mayor Clary grew up in Hendersonville after his family relocated here in 1973. He is now raising his own …

February Luncheon Plans

We have invited Dr. Del Phillips III, Ph.D. to speak at our February luncheon. Dr. Phillips is the Director of Schools for Sumner County. Our planning group suggested that Dr. Phillips be invited to speak at the luncheon to tell us about the County’s accomplishments in educating our students and the challenges that the County …