Local Police, Fire Chiefs Honored with Awards

At the 2019 Annual Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police (TACP) Conference in Chattanooga, Brentwood Police Chief Jeff Hughes received this year’s Joe Casey Award, a recognition presented by TACP Past President and Retired Metro Nashville Police Chief Joe Casey, in the company of police chiefs and dignitaries from across the state.

Retired Chief Casey said Chief Hughes’ service to all of law enforcement, and especially TACP, is exceptional. “His 36-year career in law enforcement serves as an example of unquestionable character and integrity,” he said.

Brentwood Fire and Rescue Deputy Chief David Windrow also was recently presented with the Distinguished Service Award at the Tennessee Fire Chiefs Annual Conference. He was recognized for his service as chair of the Legislative Committee, which helped achieve one of the most successful legislative sessions in recent history.

Brentwood Mayor Rhea Little congratulated both Chief Hughes and Deputy Chief Windrow. “We’re very proud of these dedicated public servants and the work they do every day on behalf of Brentwood and the state. They’re both great mentors for our younger law enforcement officers and firefighters.” 

New Cyclebar Studio Pumps Up at Hills Center Brentwood

Premium indoor cycling studio Maryland Farms opened in Brentwood in September at 205 Franklin Road, Suite 100. Its teams provide high-energy, low-impact, full-body workouts in concert-like atmospheres. Free rides were offered to the first 2,000 local residents to experience the studio’s amenities. 

Husband and wife franchise owners Brad and Trish Spivey created H&S Music City Holdings, Inc. to own and operate the franchise. “Sister studio to our CycleBar The Gulch and CycleBar West Nash, Maryland Farms offers concierge-level service to riders from when they enter until they leave,” Trish says.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Helps Home Sellers, Buyers Connect Quickly

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Woodmont Realty joined forces with Adwerx Enterprise to launch a digital marketing program that makes personalized digital advertising simple and accessible, so home sellers get ample exposure to buyers and so homebuyers can readily find what they’re seeking in the marketplace.

Ads will appear to potential homebuyers within a 15-mile radius of listings and will be customized with property photos and listing details, while also including the agent’s photo and contact information.

Brentwood Fire & Rescue Teams Achieve International Accreditation

Brentwood Fire & Rescue Department members received Internationally Accredited Agency status from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI). 

This Brentwood team is one of only 250 agencies worldwide to achieve this status with CFAI and the Center for Public Safety Excellence. The Brentwood department initially was accredited in 2014.

Brentwood Fire Chief Brian Goss says they’ve used the CFAI’s process as a proactive approach to improving service quality and upcoming plans, including the construction of a future fire station in the southeast quadrant of the city.

Exclusive Line of Apparel and Accessories Launches in Brentwood

Brentwood-based rural lifestyle retailer Tractor Supply launched Ridgecut Toughwear, an exclusive line of apparel and accessories designed to endure outdoor elements. This is a workwear line of apparel that features an exclusive shield technology. 

Toughwear representatives indicate the Ridgecut line offers men’s apparel, which includes work shirts and pants, denim shirts, heavy flannel plaid shirts and caps. Men’s and women’s insulated outerwear will launch this fall with coats, bib-overalls, gloves and beanies. The line will be available throughout 1,800 stores.

As the largest rural U.S. lifestyle retailer, Tractor Supply executives also recently entered into a sponsorship with country musician Miranda Lambert. 

The Registry Celebrates Anniversary, Hosts Open Houses

Preeminent bridal registry and fine tableware purveyor The Registry was founded in October 2003 by Kathy Berry and Jane Dungan, who this month are celebrating the business’s 16th anniversary with an Open House featuring Arte Italica’s Natale. The event takes place Oct. 17 from 5–8 p.m.

To help prepare for the upcoming season, they also are conducting a Holiday Open House on Nov. 7 from 3–7 p.m. It will feature Vagabond Vietri’s artisan, Gianluca Fabbro, who will be on-site to demonstrate his skills and techniques.  

Brentwood Resident to Compete in Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association Championship

Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association members took over Murfreesboro at the Miller Coliseum during Labor Day week.

Brentwood resident Brent Arrington, controller at Audi and Porsche Nashville, competed in the Men’s Level 2’s. He trains and rides with Courtney Chapman at Hidden Treasure Farm in Hogansville, Georgia. Brent also is a member of the Peach State Mounted Shooters based in Georgia.

For further details, visit online at CMSAEvents.com or follow them on Instagram with #mountedshooting #cmsa #cowboymountedshooting.

$200,000 Awarded to Local Schools, Community Recreation Providers

For the past 33 years, Brentwood officials have awarded more than $5.8 million to Williamson County Schools that serve Brentwood students. School staffs use the money for non-recurring costs, such as books, technology and special projects like the Computers on Wheels program. The city also provides annual support to local recreation and community service providers and this year added Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency to its list of those receiving funding.

At a recent City Commission Meeting, Brentwood officials presented representatives from 12 Brentwood schools with checks totaling $239,000.

Brentwood and Ravenwood High Schools received $62,400 each, while Brentwood, Sunset and Woodland Middle each received $15,600. Crockett, Edmondson, Jordan, Kenrose, Lipscomb and Scales Elementary schools also were awarded $10,400. Sunset Elementary was awarded $5,000 due to its percentage of Brentwood students enrolled.

At the same meeting, Brentwood presented three recreation service providers and two community service providers with a total of $105,250. For the first time, that amount also includes $3,250 to the Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency, which serves senior citizens and other homebound residents in the community.