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Editor's Letter




"If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader." -Dolly Parton

It’s no secret that women are the key to development and quality of life in our community. They are the “balancers of all things.” Busy doesn’t begin to explain the life of a woman: being mom, volunteer, cook, taxi driver, advocate and employee are just a few of the roles in her description. Our October issue is always one of my favorites, as we celebrate just a handful of the amazing women who are the foundation to our community. This year, we are excited to focus on some of the Leading Ladies of the endless list of nonprofits that make Murfreesboro one of the most giving communities in the country! 

Also, in order to help support you in your fall food efforts, we have developed a perfect resource. This issue of VIP Murfreesboro brings you our annual Dining Guide, stocked full of everything cuisine that you can imagine. You will find highlights of local restaurants and their leaders, insight into a local franchise owner’s story and we’ve even added a Diner’s Discount section! Be sure to find a place to keep this issue – you certainly will want to hold on to this one!

Just as you enjoy spending time with others enjoying all that food has to offer, it is quite evident that serving our community ranks just as high.  Inside, you will find everything from supporting healthy causes while indulging in wine tastings, enjoying the art of music while raising money for children in need of assistance to food again bringing people together as they participate in a local cooking contest.  You’ll also want to reference our event calendars. They are the perfect place to plan family outings, date nights, or group get togethers, all while giving back to your hometown.

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to be your local resource of all things Murfreesboro. Keep sending us comments, suggestions, and event info. Without you, VIP Murfreesboro lacks it VIP!

Carrie Beth Catron

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