Social responsibility and volunteering in Rutherford County

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is seeking applicants for its 2015 Catalyst program, a project aimed to connect and develop business leaders in the community to become engaged in social responsibility through the means of advocacy, giving and volunteerism.

Only 20 participants are selected for the program each year.

The program's ultimate goal is to train volunteers to serve in nonprofit leadership roles, such as nonprofit boards, in both Rutherford and Cannon counties.

Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Ross Financial Planning, Inc., the program is free for all participants.

For addition information and an application, visit The deadline to submit an application is December 1, 2014.

For additional questions, please contact United Way at (615) 893-7303.