FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                  CONTACT:  WHITNEY SMITH                     August 28, 2017                                                                                      615- 741-8760


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – State Sen. Ken Yager (R-Kingston) announces that registration is now open for his fifth annual Grant Conference. The conference will be held on Wednesday, September 20, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Roane State Community College in Harriman.

The conference will focus on providing local governments, community groups and nonprofits pertinent information on available grants and the best practices for preparing a competitive application.

“With speakers from the state, local and federal level, this year is shaping up to be the best yet,” said Yager. “Throughout the day, we will hear from speakers with a wide range of experience and expertise on the grants available in their fields and how to best capitalize on them. This is a wonderful opportunity to unite, learn and work together to make our community stronger.”

Admission to the conference is free, but registration is required. Registration is open until September 15th at

The conference will be held on Wednesday, September 20th at 276 Patton Lane in Harriman in the O’Brien Theatre from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. EST.  Check-in for the event begins at 8:00 am EST.