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Here are the top three stories from today in Franklin:
- As World Autism Awareness Month beginsNashville Parent highlights what Middle Tennessee has to offer with multiple sensory activities, as well as resources for families with members on the autism spectrum. One of these activities is We flip the spectrum in franklinwho has sensory activities where children can play with specialized equipment, a trampoline, swings and a zip line. Admission is $16 per child. (Nashville relative)
- Huckleberry Brewing will soon open in Franklin at 600 Frazier Drivewhich is the previous location of SourceWilliamson) . While there is currently no opening date, they shared on social media on Friday, April 1 that opening details were coming soon. A website, with limited information, has been created for the brewery. (
- Ellina Lesnik and her three daughters, who fled war-torn Ukraine, are staying with friends in Brentwood, just outside of Franklin. Lesnik’s husband helps deliver aid like clothes, food and medicine to Ukrainians. Lesnik helps her husband’s efforts by sharing his story in churches and homes; she raised around $50,000. (Channel 5 Nashville News)
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Today in Franklin:
- Budget committee meeting In Williamson County (3:30 p.m.)
From my notebook:
- Calling guinea pig lovers! the The Williamson County Animal Center has a pair of year-and-a-half-old guinea pigs. Adoption fees are only $10 per pig (cage not included). (Facebook)
- the Media Grits Conference, a high-level educational conference for media and travel marketing professionals with a strong emphasis on networking and conscious connections, will be will take place in Tulsa from April 6-9. (Facebook)
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— Sean Peek
About me: Sean Peek is a writer and entrepreneur with a degree in English Literature from Weber State University. Over the years, he has worked as a writer, editor, SEO specialist and marketing manager for various digital media companies. He is currently co-owner and operator of content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.