Dedicated to serving others, Benjamin Perlin has held a number of volunteer positions and worked for nonprofit organizations over the course of his lifetime. He is currently employed at the local Habitat for Humanity Re-Store, which sells used construction materials and furnishings to fund the organization’s outreach efforts, which include building or restoring homes for those in need. Benjamin Perlin also helps customers to save money on home improvements or necessary appliances, such as refrigerators and toilets, which they might otherwise be unable to afford.

Benjamin Perlin balances this service with volunteerism at the Tennessee State Veterans Home, where he…

A professional photographer in Nashville, Tennessee, Benjamin (Ben) Perlin shoots with traditional film cameras and utilizes advanced darkroom techniques to achieve specific effects in his work. In addition to his photography, Benjamin Perlin volunteers at a local Habitat for Humanity ReStore, where he unloads and sorts donations and assists customers.

Habitat for Humanity ReStores play a vital role in Habitat for Humanity’s mission to make affordable, safe housing accessible for all. ReStores are home improvement stores and donation centers that offer a variety of new and used home goods, building materials, and home improvement items, all well below retail prices…

Benjamin Perlin is a photographer in the Nashville area and owner of Ben Perlin Photography. With an interest in both creative and scientific fields, Benjamin “Ben” Perlin belongs to the Middle Tennessee Robotics Club and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).

SAE offers a youth education initiative called A World in Motion (AWIM), developed in partnership with the Nissan Motor Company. Since the program’s founding in 1993, it has reached more than 5,000 K-8 students with its engaging and interactive science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) program.

Through the program, an industry volunteer joins the regular classroom teacher to bring…

An engineering enthusiast and photographer, Benjamin “Ben” Perlin prefers to use film cameras rather than digital technology and processes his images in a darkroom. For him, photography is more than just a science; it is an opportunity to capture a moment in time and enshrine it for eternity. That said, Benjamin Perlin is devoted to the fundamentals of capturing good images, which involves a comfortable knowledge of camera settings, such as shutter speed.

Every time you press the button to take a picture with your camera, a small component called the shutter opens and exposes light to the sensor, which…

A philanthropist and photographer in Nashville, Tennessee, Benjamin “Ben” Perlin splits his time between volunteering at such organizations as the Tennessee State Veterans’ Home and capturing his environment on film. In addition to this, Benjamin Perlin is a passionate musician and he plays the piano and bass guitar.

Below are a few of the many benefits of playing an instrument:

Improves memory capacity
Regularly playing a musical instrument strengthens the parts of the brain that are responsible for controlling motor skills, memory, and storing audio information. …

Benjamin Perlin splits his time between volunteering at various organizations and taking pictures for Ben Perlin Photography. Also a member of SAE International, formerly the Society of Automotive Engineers, Benjamin Perlin maintains an interest in computers and robotics.

A global association for engineers and technical experts in the automotive, aerospace, and commercial vehicle industries, SAE International offers three main levels of membership: classic, premium, and elite.

1. Classic: Costing $95 per year, the classic membership grants professionals numerous discounts, including a 10 percent discount on technical papers and books, as well as 10 percent off of professional development seminars hosted…

Benjamin “Ben” Perlin is an avid volunteer throughout his community, giving his time to many charitable and philanthropic organizations around Nashville, Tennessee. Recently, Benjamin Perlin volunteered with the Second Harvest Food Bank, working to solve hunger issues and provide hot meals throughout Middle Tennessee.

Since 1978, the Second Harvest Food Bank has provided a centralized distribution center for those who wish to provide food to those in need throughout Tennessee. Today, it has over 200 food banks, and distributes over 30 million pounds of food to 46 counties each year.

Over one million Tennessee residents are at risk of going…

Photographer Benjamin Perlin pursues a number of active interests in his free time. A karate practitioner, Benjamin Perlin is a candidate to receive his black belt.

Karate has the potential to improve physical health and mental well-being for individuals of all ages. It improves a practitioner’s muscle mass and tone, which in turn boosts metabolism and supports a healthy weight. Meanwhile, as a cardiovascular activity, karate helps to strengthen the heart and improve overall physical endurance.

To achieve the physical benefits of karate, the practitioner must also learn to discipline his or her mind. Focus is necessary to attend to…

A dedicated philanthropist and photographer in Nashville, Tennessee, Benjamin (“Ben”) Perlin has volunteered with such organization as Second Harvest Food Bank and Tennessee State Veterans’ Homes. Additionally, Benjamin Perlin works with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville and volunteers with the organization’s ReStore.

Serving the counties of Wilson, Dickson, Davidson, and Cheatham, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville hosts three main fundraising events every year, one of which is Houses of Hope. This event gives guests the opportunity to support the organization’s mission and hear stories from Habitat homeowners. …

Benjamin Perlin works in the retail team at his local Habitat for Humanity Re-Store, which connects members of the community to affordable home furnishings and construction materials. Outside of work, Benjamin Perlin gives back by volunteering with the Tennessee State Veterans Home. In addition, Ben Perlin has been involved with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, which helps collect and distribute food to families in need throughout the greater Nashville area.

Second Harvest Food Bank fights hunger with the support of donors. Each dollar donated provides four meals to individuals in need.

Another way to support the organization…

Benjamin Perlin

Benjamin Perlin volunteers at Habitat for Humanity Restore, a re-sale shop that offers furniture and building materials at a discounted price.

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