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Great Volunteer Stories

November 1, 2017

Sharing a Love of History and Art

“You don’t need to know anything ahead of time to volunteer “—these are the words of Jo-Ann Heidenreich, a current volunteer for Nashville’s Parthenon Docent Program. Her love...

August 9, 2017

Middle Tennessee Council on Aging

Bob Lewis’s education in management plus his career experiences in large corporations, including Xerox and Northern Telecom, prepared him well for his volunteering in retiremen...

July 12, 2017

Discover the delights—learning for yourself and sharing with others! Volunteer as a docent at Nashville’s Parthenon or another museum near you and become an ambassador for a place you love. Bob Day and his wif...

June 28, 2017

Introducing Guests to the Schermerhorn Center

Since 2009 Chuck Yaeger has volunteered as a docent at the Nashville Symphony’s home, the Schermerhorn Center. He is quick to say that he and other docents are intr...

May 31, 2017

Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary—Spreading an Appreciation and

Enjoyment of Nature

Since childhood Margaret Smith has cherished nature. Her maternal grandmother lived on the Cumberland River bluffs and introduced her...

April 19, 2017


Being a Docent at the Athens of the South’s Parthenon 

Wesley Paine is Director of the Parthenon in Nashville, TN, the world’s only full-sized replica of the ancient Greek temple. An accomplished actress, as w...

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