September 1, 2011

"Franklin 4 the Cure" to Benefit the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

"Franklin 4 the Cure" is two events: the "Run 4 The Cure" 5K run/walk and the "Concert 4 The Cure," featuring Suzy Bogguss. Both will take place on Saturday, Sept. 17, in the Westhaven community in Franklin.

The run/walk begins at 7:30 a.m., with the children's event following at 8:15 a.m.

The concert will be at 7 p.m. on the Great Lawn at the Westhaven Residents Club, 401 Cheltenham Ave. in Franklin. Gates for the show open at 5:30 p.m., and it will be held rain or shine. General admission tickets are $20.

Proceeds from the events will benefit the Childhood Cancer Program at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Visit for more information.