Financial Fitness Friday. Regions Bank is offering free financial reviews. Meet the financial team at any of Middle Tennessee’s 88 offices and learn more about getting financially fit in 2014. Experts will be available to discuss anything from budgeting, buying a home or car, managing debt, savings and much more. This year’s program also serves as the launch of a video series outlining financial “workouts of the week” on topics including planning, savings, tax preparation and retirement. Information:


Goodwill Industries Job Fair

The Clarksville Goodwill Career Solutions Center will host a job fair for Starbucks, 1-4 p.m. 1596 Fort Campbell Blvd. Company representatives will be on site. Job-seekers should dress for success and be prepared to complete a job application and interview. Job candidates are encouraged to bring a resume, photo ID, Social Security card or birth certificate. Information: Also:

  • Thursday, Feb 3: The Goodwill Career Solutions center at 3538 Murfreesboro Pike in Antioch will host a job fair, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., for Lyneer Staffing, which seeks to fill 50 openings in La Vergne. Openings include warehouse processors — mail and sorting. Information:


Real Estate Investors Network

REIN Lunch Network: Join active and experienced real estate investors first and third Tuesdays of the month. Share your deals you’d like to sell/buy and discuss trends. 11:15 a.m., Dalt’s Grill, 38 White Bridge Rd, Nashville. Information: Upcoming events:

  • Tuesday, February 3: Deals, Deals, Deals Subgroup – Learn how investors find and sell deals, as well as the mechanics of various deals. 6:30 p.m., REIN Center, 4525 Harding Road, Suite 200, Nashville.
  • Monday, Feb. 9: Monthly Association Meeting – 5:30 p.m., FiftyForward Center, 174 RAINS Ave., Nashville.
  • Monday, Feb. 16: Landlording Subgroup - Join other REIN members to share ideas and discuss the many areas of landlording and renting property. Tips and tricks, contracts, and policies to run your business better. 6:30 p.m., REIN Center, 4525 Harding Road, Suite 200, Nashville.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 17: Deals, Deals, Deals Subgroup – Learn how investors find and sell deals, as well as the mechanics of various deals. 6:30 p.m., REIN Center, 4525 Harding Road, Suite 200, Nashville.
  • Thursday, Feb. 19: Williamson County Lunch Group – Rehabbers, builders, commercial, mini-storage, wholesalers, private lenders, transaction funders, hard-money lenders, bankers, title attorneys, realtors, and vendors discuss deals, the state of the market, and how they can help each other prosper. 11:15 a.m., Carraba’s, 553 Cool Springs Blvd, Franklin.


Chamber East Networking Coffee

Join business and community leaders in East Nashville for the Chamber East monthly networking coffee and community update. 8:15-9:30 a.m., The Vine, 501 Main Street. Information:, 743-3053.


Donelson Early Birds Club of Toastmasters New Member Open House

The Donelson Early Birds Club meets every Monday morning at 7 a.m. to kick-start the week with interesting speeches in a fun and laid-back atmosphere of learning and developing our communication skills together. Founded in October 1924, the organization currently has more than 280,000 members in 13,500 clubs in 116 countries. 7 a.m., Buchanan Log House, 2910 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville. Information and RSVP:, 400-9680.


African-American History and Culture Conference

The 34th annual Nashville Conference of African-American History and Culture will take place at the Tennessee State University Avon Williams campus. Co-sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts, and the Metropolitan Historical Commission, the conference will focus on the educational and musical legacies of Nashville’s African-American community. For more than 30 years, the award-winning conference has brought together historians, students, educators, community leaders and others interested in African-American history and culture. Registration is $20, WHICH includes admission to all speakers and performances, additions to the Profiles of African-Americans in Tennessee series, and other publications. Lunch and parking are also included. Information and registration:, 862-7970.

Assistance League of Nashville Annual Wine Tasting

In addition to having a wide variety of wines to taste, craft beers have been added this year. Silent auction items will be available for bidding. Proceeds benefit Assistance League of Nashville’s philanthropic program, Operation School Bell. The program provides new standard school attire for economically disadvantaged elementary students attending Metro Nashville Public Schools. 6-9 p.m., Richland Country Club, 1 Club Drive, Nashville. Tickets: $100 per person before Feb. 9, $125 per person after. Information:, 252-6772.

FEB 19-20

Music Tech & Futures Summit

The interactive conference, organized by Innovation Enterprise, will bring together pioneers within the music industry to discuss optimizing digital music and enhancing benefits within a high tech industry. The two-day conference will address topics such as the future of the record label, sharing music and its importance to the industry, data decisions through song placement and platforms vs. publishers. International Events Director at Innovation Enterprise Nathan Meyer said Nashville was the obvious choice to host the event. Speakers include executives from Kobalt Music, Deezer, Downtown Records, Viacom, ASCAP and iHeart Radio. Conference sessions will run from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. each day with multiple face-to-face networking opportunities with industry leaders. Online videos of all sessions, with integrated slides and audio, will be made available to all attendees after the event. Information and registration: