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TTCU accepts 2017 PENCIL Enduring Partner Award


On April 19, 2017, PENCIL hosted the 2017 BRAVO! Celebration Luncheon to honor the good works of business partners and community volunteers serving the Metro Nashville Public Schools.  BRAVO! is the largest gathering of PENCIL Partners all year. This annual event celebrates the Nashville community rallying around our public schools. 

Distinguished speakers included The Honorable Megan Barry, Mayor of Nashville, and Dr. Shawn Joseph, MNPS Director of Schools, who also helped present the awards. 

Ms. Carlisle (pictured right), Business Development Manager and PENCIL Partnership Coordinator at The Tennessee Credit Union, was on hand to accept TTCU's Enduring Partner Award, celebrating 20+ years of service as a PENCIL Partner. 

PENCIL reported 10,000 Volunteer Hours dedicated by PENCIL Reading Partners and more than 800 PENCIL Partners engaged in Metro Nashville Public Schools last year donating time and resources worth over $3.3 million.

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