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Tune into Community Corner on Saturdays at 7am hosted by Delaney Willson. We’ll spotlight Nashville nonprofits and community causes by interviewing representatives from the local organizations working to solve the issues facing our city.

At the heart of the Volunteer State is Nashville, Tennessee. At the heart of Nashville are the people who make up our communities. So tune in, get educated, and get involved!

Listen to our archived episodes below, including interviews by Nicole Cowan Buckley!

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Oasis Center: Community Corner

This week on Community Corner, we had the pleasure of introducing you to Mark Dunkerly, President and CEO of the Oasis Center. The Oasis...

Hands On Nashville Strobel Awards Announced

On Thursday, July 1st, Hands On Nashville announced the recipients of the 2021 Mary Catherine Strobel Awards. The annual awards honor individuals in the...

Lynn Goldsmith: Community Corner

This week on Community Corner we mixed it up a little, chatting with renowned photographer Lynn Goldsmith about her upcoming exhibit at The Centennial...

Giving Smiles: Community Corner

This week on Community Corner, we got to introduce you to founder of Giving Smiles, Dr. Eileen Seitz. Giving Smiles is a 501(c)3 nonprofit...

GROW Enrichment: Community Corner

This week on Community Corner, we had the privilege of inviting Ginger-Rose Krueck, Executive Director of GROW Enrichment into the studio (in person!). Since...

Community Corner: Nashville Public Library Foundation

This week we had the pleasure of chatting with Dee Patel, the co-chair of the Nashville Public Library Foundation's Picnic In The Park fundraiser....

Community Corner: Girls Write Nashville

This week on Community Nashville, we had the privilege of speaking with Jen Starsinic, co-founder and Executive Director of Girls Write Nashville. This incredible...

Community Corner: Play Like A Girl

This week on Community Corner we had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Kimberly Clay, Founder and CEO of Play Like A Girl....

Community Corner: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

This week on Community Corner, we sat down with Robin Nobling, Executive Director of the Davidson branch of the National Alliance on Mental...

Community Corner: Persist Nashville

This week on Community Corner, we sat down with Scott Campbell of Persist Nashville, a local nonprofit seeking to increase the college graduation rate...

Community Corner: Siskin Children’s Institute

This week we welcome Steffanie Altman of the Siskin's Children's Institute to talk about their recent expansion into Nashville, their vision for the future,...

Community Corner: Poverty And The Arts

This week on Community Corner, we had the privilege of talking with an organization that shares our love of art, music, and creativity....

Nashville By Nicole: Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee

Meet Sandy Obodzinski, CEO of Gilda's Club Middle Tennessee!

Nashville By Nicole: Helping Our Music Evolve (H.O.M.E)

Meet Logan Crowell, founder of Helping Our Music Evolve (H.O.M.E)! HOME is a nonprofit community of music creators and music lovers. They are here to...

Nashville By Nicole: Soles4Souls

Meet Buddy Teaster, CEO of Soles4Souls!

Nashville By Nicole: Ride For Reading

Meet Brenda Mikec, Director of Ride For Reading! 

Nashville By Nicole: American Foundation For Suicide Prevention (AFSP)

Meet Kat Cloud, Tennessee State Director of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)!

Nashville By Nicole: Instruction Partners

Meet Emily Freitag, CEO of Instruction Partners!

Nashville By Nicole: Poppyseed

Meet Taylory Dupuis and Adele Marie Pomerenke, two actresses from the movie, Poppyseed!

Nashville By Nicole: The Gentle Barn

Meet Ellie From The Gentle Barn!