Update Williamson: Our Schools, Our Economy, Our County will be held Oct. 20 at 9 a.m. CT at the Field at Franklin, located at 1810 Columbia Ave. in Franklin.
There will be something for everyone at Williamson, Inc.’s first large-scale in-person event since COVID-19. The interactive event is designed to highlight how the Williamson County economy is resilient and uniquely suited to prosper in a post-COVID-19 economy.
Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson will provide his annual State of the County address, and Williamson County Schools Superintendent Jason Golden and Franklin Special School District Superintendent David Snowden will provide their yearly State of the Schools address.
Additional speakers will include:
• Hal Lawton, president and CEO, Tractor Supply Company
• Keith Bulluck, owner, Just Love Coffee Café- McEwen
• Brendan Kamm, co-founder and CEO, Thnks
• Chris Cochran, CEO, Freightwise, Inc.
• Lacy Beasley, president, Retail Strategies
• Misty Woodford, Williamson County Association of Realtors (WCAR)
• Site Location Consultant Shannon O’Hare, senior managing director, Cushman and Wakefield
• Tom Atema, owner and CEO, AP Live
• Bob Rolfe, commissioner of Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
On-site entry for the event will open at 8 a.m. CT, giving attendees time to purchase refreshments from local food trucks including Franklin Bakehouse, Cracker Barrel and Juice Bar. The program begins at 9 a.m., and attendees are invited to bring lawn chairs and sit outside of their cars for the duration of the event.