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Tractor Supply Company Supporting Pet Rescues with Partnership 
on The CW Network.

Tractor Supply Company is highlighting its support for pet rescues through a partnership with the television series “SAVE OUR SHELTER” by DOG for DOG. The show, which airs Saturdays on The CW, showcases the renovation of animal shelters across the nation to help save the lives of more pets.

“SAVE OUR SHELTER” follows show creator, pet expert and founder of DOG for DOG® dog food Rocky Kanaka, along with renovation specialist Rob North, as they hit the road to help breathe new life into animal shelters and rescue facilities across North America. In each episode, the show’s hosts engage the local community, including volunteers, contractors and industry experts, as they revitalize rescues and shelters.

The ultimate goal of “SAVE OUR SHELTER” is to create healthy and happy environments for pets, increase adoptions, and save more pets’ lives. Each episode educates audiences about pet-related topics and culminates in a big reveal. Audiences will witness heartwarming news that one or more pets have been given a forever home.

Check local listings for show times in your area.

City Solicits Shutterbugs

The City of Brentwood is in the process of redesigning its website and is placing a call for top-notch imagery of the areas hills, landscapes, neighborhoods and waterways.

The city is soliciting the community for great photos that capture the essence of Brentwood. Images of sunsets, tree canopies, scenic vistas, historic stone walls, and anything that truly shows off Brentwood’s character are of particular interest.

The best submissions will appear not only on the website, but also in social media posts and print publications. Some photos will be selected for inclusion in the Citizen Update newsletter that is published every spring and fall.

Information on how to upload pictures is available by visiting the city’s official website at

Quorum Client Hospitals Receive National Honor

Four Quorum client hospitals were recently named among The Leapfrog Group’s “2015 Top Hospital List.”

The annual Leapfrog Hospital Survey assesses hospital safety, quality and efficiency based on national performance measures. The survey provides a benchmark for hospitals’ progress in improving these measures.

There are 98 hospitals that qualified for the list this year, with 12 children’s hospitals, 24 rural hospitals and 62 urban hospitals. Brentwood-based Quorum placed four in the rural hospital category.

The Leapfrog Group is an independent, national not-for-profit organization focused on safety, quality and affordability of healthcare in the U.S. by promoting transparency and value-based hospital incentives. As an integrated professional services company, Quorum, is among the top healthcare consulting firms in the nation. The Quorum Learning Institute educates nearly 10,000 healthcare leaders and professionals each year.

March is “Walk Across Williamson County” Month

Williamson County is promoting physical fitness in March with its “Walk Across Williamson County” initiative. By engaging in 60 minutes of physical activity each day throughout the month, a person can complete a virtual “walk” across the county, according to the initiative.

Participants are asked to record their number of minutes of physical activity each day, including time spent in physical education class, afterschool activities, fitness center workouts or active free play with friends and family.

Activity logs are available online at If you are participating as part of a school team, submit your log to the designated teacher at the school. Community members may submit their logs to the Williamson County Health Department by fax at 615.790.5967 or by email to For more information about the event, including sponsorships, call Patty Norem at (615) 465-5350.