Nashville Community Events

Charity of the Month: Thistle Farms

by Staff Blogger | April 6th, 2015

Sex trafficking, prostitution, drug addictions, and homelessness are four major problems that Nashville and the surrounding areas of Middle Tennessee are facing today. Data from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation shows that each year, thousands of women fall into life on the streets as a result of these issues.

Luckily, there are organizations out there that work to give these women their lives back, and the Nashville personal injury lawyers with Ponce Law are proud to be sponsoring one of these groups as our April Charity of the Month.

Thistle Farms is dedicated to providing jobs and business opportunities for many of the women who make their way into the community of Magdalene. Magdalene offers two years of housing, food, medical care, therapy, education, and job training for women in need. Thistle Farms raises money to support these programs by selling products manufactured and packaged by women from Magdalene.

Thistle Farms products can be found at hundreds of retail outlets around Nashville, but we have another way you can support this wonderful organization financially. Simply visit our Facebook page and click on the “Like” button. For each new “Like” we receive during the month of April, we will donate $1 to Thistle Farms.

We hope you’ll do your part to help support Thistle Farms!

Vanderbilt University Hosts Free Concert This Evening

by Staff Blogger | March 21st, 2014

March 21, 2014

It’s going to be a beautiful spring night here in Middle Tennessee, which is why the Nashville Personal Injury Lawyers with Ponce Law are encouraging metro locals to get out and enjoy some great music this evening!

Beginning tonight at 8 p.m. at the Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music’s Ingram Hall, the Vanderbilt University Orchestra and Wind Symphony will perform a concert that is free for the public to attend. According to the Vanderbilt University calendar of events, the orchestra will perform Tchaikovsky’s Serenade For Strings, while the wind symphony will offer renditions of pieces such as Gabriel Fauré’s Chant Funéraire, arranged by Myron Moss, Florent Schmidt’s Dionysiaques, and Donald Grantham’s J’ai Été au Bal.

Robin Fountain and Thomas Verrier will conduct the music. The program will conclude by 9:30 p.m.

The goal of the free concert is to help students develop their playing skills, professional habits, and ethics as well—such as preparation, promptness, and support of others within the ensemble.

Michael D. Ponce & Associates recognizes the hard work that has been done in preparation of this event. That is why the firm would like to wish both ensembles well in their performances this evening and urge citizens who are free to take a moment to sit and listen to the sounds that surround you here in Music City!

 

Nashville Personal Injury Lawyer Gives Back Through the Boy Scouts of America

by Staff Blogger | March 5th, 2014

March 5, 2014

Serving the community is important to the Nashville Personal Injury Lawyers with Ponce Law. We support organizations that help the youth of Middle Tennessee feel the same way about helping out others where they live.

The Boy Scouts of America’s Middle Tennessee Council consists of troops spread across the region participating in community service projects and activities. Some of the upcoming events include a youth basketball clinic hosted by college players and coaches on April 5 and a Scout Day with the Tennessee Titans in May.

Attorney Micheal D. Ponce recently posted to the firm’s Facebook page about a trip he and his troop took to the capitol as part of their efforts to earn their “Citizenship in the Nation” merit badge. He later discussed what a rewarding and educational experience the trip was for everyone who attended.

Those interested in joining the Boy Scouts of America are encouraged to contact either the Middle Tennessee Council or your local troop. Those who wish to donate to the organization are encouraged to do so as well!

 

9th Annual Music City Mardi Gras Taking Place Friday to Benefit Local Charity

by Staff Blogger | February 19th, 2014

February 19, 2014

Supporting local charities is a cornerstone here at Ponce Law and in the personal lives of our Nashville Personal Injury Lawyers. That is why the firm would like to remind Nashvillians of an event being held this coming Friday that will benefit charitable organizations throughout Middle Tennessee.

The 9th Annual Music City Mardi Gras celebration will take place at the Vanderbilt University Student Center on 25th Avenue South at 7 p.m. The event will conclude at 11:30 p.m. Music will be provided by local favorites Burning Las Vegas, and the event will also feature a cash bar and silent auction. The cost is $30 in advance or $40 at the door.

All proceeds will be donated to the Lisa Ross Parker Foundation, a non-profit organization that benefits several charities in the area, including those that support victims of leukemia and other cancers of the blood. Animal welfare and advocacy organizations are also assisted by the foundation.

Michael D. Ponce & Associates and his team of attorneys encourage people to attend the upcoming event for a good time with a good cause! The firm would also like to remind attendees to plan ahead for a safe and sober ride home.

Nashville Personal Injury Lawyers Support The Wounded Warrior Project

by Staff Blogger | February 5th, 2014

February 5, 2014

Giving back to the community is important to the Nashville Personal Injury Lawyers with Ponce Law. That is why the firm has partnered with an organization that focuses on helping veterans and soldiers who have been seriously injured during their service to our country get back on their feet and overcome the obstacles of their disabilities.

The Wounded Warrior Project is a non-profit organization that was launched to serve the individuals who were injured in service after the September 11th attack. Since that time, the organization has been able to serve 44,448 injured veterans and 5,864 family members.

The organization works by focusing on four major aspects of healing from a service-related injury. They include:

  • Mind- Nurturing and calming the senses through combat stress recovery, family support, and peer mentoring is crucial to full recovery.
  • Body- Creating chances for physical activity through adaptive sports, as well as organized bike rides and hikes are also a key to the recovery process.
  • Engagement- Raising awareness of the casualties of war and what can be done to help is healing to many.
  • Economic Empowerment- Assistance with the transition from military service to civilian life and work is available.

Michael D. Ponce & Associates strongly supports the Wounded Warrior Project, along with several other charitable organizations here in Middle Tennessee. That is why the firm would urge citizens to stay up to date on the firm’s philanthropic events by regularly checking the Community Involvement page on our website!