A Letter Dedicated to Dr. Arliss Roaden

Dr. Arliss L. Roaden, age 85, of Nashville, a member of the STARS Board of Directors, recently passed away. As his obituary stated, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. Dr. Roaden was an educator, at all times. He had a long and distinguished career, formally serving as the Executive Director of […]

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Tips For Preventing Teen Inappropriate Use of Technology

With three area Middle Tennessee juveniles recently arrested for involvement with a sexting ring and a Sumner County school put on alert with a possible student Facebook threat today, STARS CEO Rodger Dinwiddie said it is an important reminder for parents to talk with their teens about inappropriate and illegal use of technology. “One of […]


Here are some great social media strategies to be a part of the SOLUTION TO END THE MISUSE OF THE “R” WORD!!   Social Media has proven to be a very effective way to raise awareness for Spread the Word to End the Word™.  Social media will allow you to engage in conversations that help […]


Please join us on Monday, June 10, 2013 at the exclusive (and beautiful) Golf Club of Tennessee for a day of golf!! Player entry fee is $375. Or put in an entire foursome for $1,500. ….Because it is not just a day of golf, it is a young person’s future. Please call 615-983-6805 for further […]

Chair-ish the Night with Vince Gill & Friends

Please join us on Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum for a night of music, art, and goodness! The doors for the art auction and cocktail reception will open at 6 p.m. The concert will begin at 8:45 p.m. Please call 615-983-6805 for further details.

PeaceJam 2013 Mid-South Affiliate – STARS & Belmont University

JOIN US JANUARY 26-27, 2013 FOR A LIFE-CHANGING WEEKEND! Youth ages 13-18 are invited to spend two days with an amazing Nobel Peace Prize winner, college-age mentors, and 300 youth leaders from around the region at the new PeaceJam Mid-South Youth Conference! Don’t miss the opportunity for your students to participate! Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel […]

Teaching Teens Safe Dating – A STARS Priority

One in three teen girls will be a victim of violence in a dating relationship, and even more teens experience emotional and verbal abuse from a boyfriend. STARS “Safe Date” program at Station Camp High School in Gallatin, Tennessee was highlighted this week by WRKN/Channel 2 reporter Erin Holt. Holt said the story idea was […]