"It's very easy to become engaged in Nashville. Nashville is an open community, and anyone can participate. They just have to volunteer."
Lewis Lavine, President - Center for Nonprofit Management
Nashville Mayor Karl Dean and Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen have been leading flood recovery efforts, and both state and local governments have online resources available for those whose homes or businesses have been damaged by the flood. Additionally, President Obama announced that 46 counties in Tennessee, including Davidson County, will be receiving federal disaster relief funds to aid in rebuilding efforts.