URGENT: Vote Today, Support Tennessee Global Awareness Education Programs

Your online vote is urgently needed right now.

The First Tennessee Foundation is generously offering $5000 to non profit organizations that have been part of their past grant making program. The Tennessee World Affairs Council is in the running and we need your vote.

The Foundation will award $5000 every day for 150 days to the organizations that receive the most votes each day. VOTING STARTS MARCH 10TH and you can vote EVERY DAY on multiple devices.

THE SHORT STORY:

1. GO TO WWW.150DAYSOFGIVING.COM (on any device.. you can vote once on each device you have.. once on your smartphone, once on your tablet, once on your desktop (just not in the same wi-fi zone/IP address). Multiple votes each day are permitted.

2. GO TO TENNESSEE WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL (SEARCH OR LETTER ‘T’ THEN SCROLL)

3. VOTE!   …and then vote again tomorrow and the day after and the day after..

IT’S THAT EASY.

PLEASE TELL EVERYONE YOU KNOW TO VOTE.

Background: The Tennessee World Affairs Council received a $5000 grant in the past to fund Academic WorldQuest. That grant allowed us to carry out the Tennessee competition and the state championship match, and to bring the winning team — the Martin Luther King, Jr., Magnet High School, in Nashville, to Washington DC for the national competition. In addition to the tournament the 4 student team and teacher-coach were treated to several days of visiting international affairs institutions including foreign embassies, the World Bank, think tanks and NGOs and Capitol Hill to meet senators and congressmen.

The new opportunity to for a First Tennessee Foundation grant will enable the Tennessee World Affairs Council to put on additional, new programs to enhance our community’s understanding of international affairs and our parts in the global community.

Thank you, as always, for your support.

PLEASE SHARE THIS IMPORTANT NEWS WITH YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COLLEAGUES, TEACHERS, STUDENTS, FACEBOOK FRIENDS, ETC. ETC.

Message from the First Tennessee Foundation:

150 Days of Giving

First Tennessee Bank is proud to be celebrating 150 years of serving. The bank was founded in 1864, when Abraham Lincoln was president – and today First Tennessee has the 14th oldest national bank charter in the country. Investing in its communities is an important part of that heritage. That’s why the bank created the First Tennessee Foundation – and why the foundation is joining the celebration with 150 Days of Giving. Starting on First Tennessee’s 150th birthday – March 25, 2014 – the First Tennessee Foundation will give away $5,000 to a different nonprofit every day for 150 days. That’s 150 Days of Giving. Find out which organizations are eligible and how they can win, then watch a 3-minute video story of our employees explaining how it all works and download our flyer. Then beginning March 10, you can vote at www.150DaysOfGiving.com.

http://www.firsttennesseefoundation.com/

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