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Pow Wow highlights several weekend events across Wilson County

Staff Reports • Updated Sep 22, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Mt. Juliet will again play host to the 36th annual Pow Wow on Saturday and Sunday at Mundy Park.

The event features Native American food, arts and crafts, music and more. It is an event to celebrate American Indian Heritage Month in Tennessee. 

There will also be a dance contest with $11,000 in prize money. Various other cash prizes will also be given away. 

The event will be at Mundy Park at 300 Mundy Memorial Drive in Mt. Juliet. Admission will be $8 for anyone 13 and older, $4 for 6-12 year olds, and children 5 and younger will be admitted free. 

The Executive Inn at 631 S. Cumberland St. in Lebanon is a host hotel for the event and offers a special rate for those in Mt. Juliet for the Pow Wow. 

For more information, contact Cindy Yahola at 615-443-1537. 

Mixed media art class planned at the Mill

A mixed media art class will be held Saturday at the Marketplace at the Mill from 10 a.m. until noon. 

Participation in the class is for ages 8 and older. The cost is $25 and includes all materials and a scoop of ice cream at the end of the class. 

Megan Gill, artist and teacher of the class, said they will explore texture, assorted papers, glue, glitter, stencils and paint. 

Class size is limited.  

For more information, call 615-830-6741 or visit meganbaileygill.com

Ride for Cpl. Kimbrough set for Saturday

 

The Mt. Juliet Police will hold the Ride for Cpl. Kimbrough on Saturday at 8 a.m. 

The starting and ending location for the ride is HDP Motorcycles at 14346 Lebanon Road in Old Hickory. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. with the actual ride beginning at 9:30 a.m. 

Robert Kimbrough is a retired firefighter currently serving as part of the Mt. Juliet police force. Due to a serious medical condition and several surgeries, he has been unable to work regularly. 

All proceeds raised at the event will go to Kimbrough so that he will be able to support his family. 

The cost is $20 per bike and $5 per passenger and includes a raffle ticket for one of many prizes including two grand prizes; brand new Kahr CW-9 pistols. 

There will also be a 50/50 raffle and a BBQ lunch for an additional donation.  

New Leash on Life plans open house for Joy Clinic

New Leash on Life extended an invitation to the public to the grand opening of the new Joy Clinic, a spay and neuter facility for dogs and cats.

An open house will be Saturday from noon until 4 p.m. at the clinic at at 507 Jim Draper Blvd., next to the New Leash on Life adoption center.

The new clinic will be available for all cats and dogs 4 months old or older that weigh at least 4 pounds. 

The open house will start off with an introduction and prayer. Tours of the facility will be available with explanations of the procedure and recovery. 

Wilson County Commissioner Joy Bishop funded the new clinic with a $700,000 donation and will be on hand for the open house.

“The open house sets off a great start to the new clinic, and it gives off a positive impact on the community,” said New Leash director Angela Chapman. “It is also a good way to share the clinic with the public.”

New Leash on Life will also accept donations for its $1,000 goal to match a recent grant it received.

For more information, contact Chapman at 615-418-7003.

Democrat writers Jacob Smith and Caitlin contributed to this report.

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