Thursday, November 3, 2011

Upcoming November events: immigration panel, YMCA Latino Achievers dinner, TIRRC convention, TLACC networking, Kings of Salsa

Panel Discussion: How Smarter Immigration Laws Would Boost the Economy and Create American Jobs
Panelists: Colin Reed, chairman and CEO of Gaylord Entertainment Farsheed Ferdowsi, president of Inova Payroll John Steele, SVP of human resources at HCA. National speaker - TBA Moderator: Ralph Schulz, president & CEO, Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce.  Other speakers: Jeremy Robbins, policy advisor and special counsel, Office of the Chief Advisor to Mayor Bloomberg for policy and strategic planning
Sponsored by the Nashville Chamber of Commerce and the Partnership for a New American Economy
Monday, Nov. 7
7:30-9:30 a.m.
Hilton Nashville Downtown
121 Fourth Avenue South
Schedule:  7:30 a.m. Registration and networking; continental breakfast 8-9:30 a.m.
Program Cost: There is no cost to attend, but advance registration is required.
Click here to indicate your attendance plans.

10th Annual Dinner Celebration for YMCA Latino Achievers
In the 2010-2011 school year, the YMCA Latino Achievers program served over 500 students. 93% of senior participants graduated, and we were able to grant 29 scholarships, with the help of generous community support. This school year marks the 10th anniversary of the program’s existence, and through these years we have inspired hope and fulfilled college dreams for numerous Hispanic students and families in Middle Tennessee.
Tuesday, November 8
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Lipscomb University's Allen Arena
Reserve tables for $500 or seats for $50
If paying by credit or debit card, please purchase your tickets online at:
If paying by check, please make check payable to: YMCA of Middle Tennessee - Latino Achievers   Contact YMCA Latino Achievers to reserve your space by emailing or 615.743.6206.

9th Annual TIRRC Membership Convention 2011
“Telling Our Story”
Join us for a diverse celebration to learn how to tell the story of your life and your community through art, poetry, media and more!  The convention is free and includes materials, participation in general sessions and choice of workshops, lunch, and entertainment throughout the day.   Childcare will be available for people that pre-register.  The convention will be in Antioch, TN. Once you have registered, you will receive details about the exact location via email in the upcoming weeks.
Saturday, November 12, 2011
9:30 AM - 7 PM

Tennessee Latin American Chamber of Commerce Holiday Networking Event
With live music by "Kaciques" and delicious appetizers.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Registration & Networking:  5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Program begins at 6:30 p.m.
Sheraton Downtown Hilton
623 Union Street
Nashville, TN 37203
R.S.V.P. by November 12
This event is FREE to TLACC MEMBERS RSVP here:
$20 for Non members, RSVP here:

Kings of Salsa at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Tuesday November 22, 2011
7:00 p.m.
$ 29.00 - $ 69.00
This stunning stage extravaganza pays homage to Cuba’s greatest performers and dance styles, with a cool, contemporary modern twist. Some of the island’s finest dancers will perform an intoxicating mix of salsa, hip-hop, mambo, rumba and other classic Cuban moves. Featuring the spectacular nine-piece band Cuba Ashire, Kings of Salsa showcases a slice of Cuba never seen before onstage.,1,6,1&EventID=1112-S28

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