Team Lightning has been offering a wide variety of activities for the Nashville community, and beyond, thanks to the amazing support of our sponsors. These companies each support one or more of the five Team Lightning pillars: Adventure, Community Service, Sustainability, Wellness, or Listener Socials.
Two Rivers Ford (Leading Sponsor)
Team Lightning is proudly driven by Two Rivers Ford, only 20 minutes from downtown Nashville at 76 Belinda Parkway in Mt. Juliet. Two Rivers Ford is a proud dealership dedicated to putting our best foot forward with each and every customer. You will enjoy a no pressure experience from our non-commissioned sales team. So, if you’re looking to buy a new Ford, service your vehicle, or browse over used Ford inventory, then choose the trusted dealership with the best customer service and noncommissioned sales team in the Nashville area. Two Rivers Ford, the best place to buy a Ford!
Rush Bowls (Hike Sponsor)
Rush Bowls creates wholesome, all-natural products that promote inner well-being while tasting more like sinful indulgences. Their tireless devotion to honest ingredients and pure energy allows us to serve you only the most unadulterated and delectable products. Some have called it an obsession of ours. We like to think of it as our passion. Prepare to excite your taste buds, energize your soul, and feel naturally enlightened by the pure goodness of health.
Our monthly hike is brought to you by Rush Bowls, join us on a hike and receive in store discounts!
Private: Nashville B-cycle (Adventure Partner)
Launched in December 2012, Nashville B-cycle is a fee-based bike-SHARE initiative, operated by the Nashville Downtown Partnership, a nonprofit management organization. Nashville B-cycle annual members can log into their online account to track their mileage and calories burned! Using these measurements, Nashville B-cycle demonstrates the health and environmental benefits of bike-sharing in the community. With adjustable seat posts, a basket to stow belongings, automatic lights, three speeds, internal gears to help keep clothes clean, and over 30 B-stations in Nashville, these bikes are perfect for everyone to use for a variety of commuting needs! Lunch dates, shopping trips, meetings, or a quick ride along Nashville’s beautiful greenways for fresh air and exercise can now be accomplished with no emissions, no gas, no traffic, and no hassle. After all, what better alternative fuel is there, than YOU?
Private: Centennial Sportsplex (Workshop Partner)
Centennial Sportsplex is middle Tennessee’s ultimate fitness, recreation, and sports complex, and Metro Nashville Parks & Recreation facility. The 145,000 square-foot year-round family center for ice skating, fitness, swimming, and tennis is available for use with a day pass or membership at Centennial Sportsplex, which includes access to both the Aquatics Center and the Fitness Center. Centennial Sportsplex hosts Team Green Adventure’s monthly Fitness Workshop Series 2016, on the Second Sunday of each month at 2pm.
Rock/ Creek Outfitters
Rock/Creek is an independent specialty outdoor retailer based in Chattanooga, Tennessee with 28 years of brick and mortar experience. With a dedicated staff of outdoor enthusiasts and gear experts, Rock Creek offers only the very best outdoor apparel and equipment from top brands like Marmot, Patagonia, Arc’Teryx, The North Face, Chaco Sandals, and many other top brands to ensure that you are comfortable and safe in the outdoors.
Along with our online specialty shops at RockCreek.com, we provide quality outdoor gear for a host of sports including kayaking, rock climbing, camping, hiking, trail running, and adventure racing. As a leader in the outdoor industry and in the larger community, we use outdoor retail as a platform to encourage outdoor recreation and environmental stewardship and to improve access to the backcountry. Rock Creek hosts the annual StumpJump 50K Trail Race, attracting top competitors from across the nation, and is a major sponsor of the Triple Crown Bouldering Series.
As part of this mission, Rock/Creek is a proud member of the Grassroots Outdoor Alliance, a group of independent outdoor shops dedicated to the sustainability of the specialty outdoor channel and the quality of the outdoor enthusiast’s experience. We stand together to help facilitate a market for performance-oriented, revolutionary products, create a unified marketing presence for high quality, local outdoor specialists, and help protect and sustain the quality and access to the environment on a local, national and global level.
Urban Green Lab (Workshop Partner)
Urban Green Lab is Nashville’s first hub for sustainable living. The non-profit group offers hands-on educational workshops that focus on sustainable living practices such as urban gardening, home weatherization, energy efficiency and water conservation. This first-of-its-kind-in-Nashville organization is designed to “bridge the gap” between thinking and doing and, in the process, move sustainability from concept to daily reality for an increasing number of citizens. Urban Green Lab is Team Lightning’s official Engage Green Workshop Series partner and workshop co-host. They have been instrumental in providing expertise and guidance on a range of sustainability topics, and play a key role in connecting Nashville residents with information on local sustainability issues.
Agile Ticketing (Ticketing Partner)
Agile Ticketing Solutions delivers enterprise class ticketing solutions that can be tailored to fit the needs of the smallest community art house to the largest film festival. From a full-featured box office, call center order entry, and online or kiosk sales to customer relationship management and reporting, they offer a complete line of fully integrated software and services designed to power your individual marketing effort and ticketing operation. Team Lightning has been a proud Agile Ticketing Software customer for our events calendar and membership card needs since 2006.
Emma (Newsletter Partner)
Emma is a provider of best-in-class email marketing software and services that help over 50,000 organizations worldwide get more from their marketing. With tailored editions for businesses, franchises, retailers, universities and agencies, Emma offers enterprise-level capabilities in a team-friendly experience that’s simple and enjoyable. Both the Lightning 100 and Team Lightning eNewsletters have been distributed using Emma’s easy to use mailing services since 2004!