Little Known Facts About 2017 Annual Meeting Host City

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Annual Meeting Registration Off to Great Start!

Over 200 doctors & staff registered so far!
We opened PECAA Member registration just one month ago and we already have a huge number of doctors and staff signed up to attend! Don’t miss your chance to attend our biggest and best Annual Meeting yet, May 18-20, 2017 in Nashville, TN. The Annual Meeting is PECAA’s signature event of the year and offers unparalleled business education and networking opportunities for all PECAA Member doctors and staff – all at no registration fee!

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Little Known Facts About Nashville…

Whether you’ve spent time in Nashville or are new to this charming city, we dug up some little known fun-facts to further peak your interest. Just 11 more reasons why you won’t want to miss the Nashville experience we have planned for you at the Annual Meeting!
1. Nashville was founded on Christmas Eve 1779.
Cookie Image2. The DoubleTree cookies are made in Nashville. Yep, the oh-so-yummy DoubleTree cookies are in fact Christie’s Cookies – a famous Nashville cookie company.
3. The AT&T Tower downtown is nicknamed the ‘Batman Building’ due to its resembles of bat ears.
4. Centennial Park is home to the only replica of the Greek Parthenon.
5. In addition, a sculpture of Athena Parthenos inside the Parthenon is the tallest indoor sculpture in the Western World – standing 42 feet high.
6. Theodore Roosevelt coined the phrase ‘good to the last drop’ after drinking a cup of locally produced coffee in Nashville at the Maxwell House Hotel.
7. Tennessee’s Capitol Building is one of the oldest operating capitols in America and its tower is designed after the monument of Lysicrates in Athens, Greece. James. K Polk and his wife are buried on the grounds of the capitol, as well as the architect, William Strickland.
Steeplechase Imagejpg8. Iroquois was the first American horse to win the English Derby in 1881. Nashville still honors this famous horse by hosting the annual Iroquois Steeplechase on the second Saturday of May. Other famous horses bred at Belle Meade Plantation include War Admiral, Seabiscuit, and Secretariat.
9. In 1941, Nashville was the first city in the country to be granted a FM-broadcasting license.
10. GooGoos are an iconic candy loved by Nashvillians. Made of peanuts, caramel, marshmallow and milk chocolate, GooGoos were founded in 1901 and it is believed that GOO stands for Grand Ole Opry.
Elvis11. Elvis recorded over 200 of his songs at RCA’s historic Studio B on Music Row. A string of Christmas lights still hangs in the studio to this day. These lights were put up when Elvis had a hard time getting in the holiday spirit while recording a Christmas album.


 

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