Franklin Kiwanis

The Kiwanis Club of Historic Downtown Franklin presented a $1,500 check to Saddle Up!, a therapeutic riding program for children with disabilities in Franklin. In the photo, Tina Carpenter with Saddle Up accepted the check from members of the Franklin club.

Saddle Up! is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that provides recreational therapeutic riding, making a positive difference in the lives of 250 Middle Tennessee youth, ages 2–18, with more than 60 types of documented disabilities. Saddle Up! is the only Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.) premier riding program in the Middle Tennessee region exclusively serving children and youth. Each year since 1991, Saddle Up! has served more than 250 children in our programs, which operate year-round at the Saddle Up! farm in Franklin, Tenn. To learn more, please visit saddleupnashville.org or connect with us on social media @SaddleUpNashville.

Kiwanis Club of Historic Downtown Franklin has a global mission of improving the world, one community, and one child at a time, the Franklin club continues to serve the children of Franklin and Williamson County. The club also sponsors the annual Franklin Christmas Parade and offers scholarships each year to a local student.

The club meets weekly on Mondays from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. at Puckett’s Boat House at 94 East Main Street in downtown Franklin. For more information about becoming a member of this organization, contact franklintnkiwanis@gmail.com

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