Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Nashville Rescue Mission Unveils Renovated Chapel

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Nashville Rescue Mission Unveils Renovated Chapel

NASHVILLE, Tennessee — On Friday, October 25, 2013 at 2:30 p.m., Nashville Rescue Mission will unveil a renovated chapel, complete with new flooring, furniture, sound equipment, screens and high-definition projectors, lighting, acoustic paneling and paint, thanks to the generous support of the Boedecker Foundation. The remodel also includes improvements to the stage and seating that will accommodate up to 430 people theater-style or 162 people seated at round tables. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be followed by the monthly graduation ceremony for men who are participating in the Mission’s life-recovery program.


“We are so very thankful for the partnership we have with George and the Boedecker Foundation,” said Glenn Cranfield, president and CEO of Nashville Rescue Mission. “The Mission is dedicated to helping the hungry, homeless and hurting, and we look forward to sharing our renovated chapel with the people we serve.”


“Nashville Rescue Mission is meeting a critical need in the community and is an example of a world-class organization that positively impacts so many by showing compassion to those in need,” said George B. Boedecker Jr., founder and chairman of the Boedecker Foundation. “I founded the Boedecker Foundation with the goal of setting an example of the power of compassion for others who are less fortunate, and the Mission is definitely doing that for the people of Nashville.”

About Nashville Rescue Mission

Since 1954, Nashville Rescue Mission has been meeting the needs of the poor and homeless through emergency services and life-recovery programs, focusing on spiritual growth, education and employment with a goal of restoring hope and transforming lives. Nashville Rescue Mission is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and is located at 639 Lafayette Street, Nashville, TN 37203. For more information, visit http://www.nashvillerescuemission.org