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30th Annual Mayor’s Golf Classic

 

Mayors_golf_ClassicThe 30th Annual Mayor’s Golf Classic is set to take place this September 19-20 at Swan Lake Golf Course. This popular golf tournament is a favorite among local golfers and features one of the largest fields of amateur players in the area. The Mayor’s Golf Classic is also the last tournament of the year that offers points for the Local Tournament of Champions.

Registration begins August 10. The deadline to enter the tournament is noon on Thursday, September 17. The tournament is limited to 124 players. The entry fee of $110 includes one practice round at Swan Lake Golf Course on either September 14 through 18 (Practice round must be scheduled at Swan Lake and does not include a golf cart), lunch on both days of the tournament, use of a golf cart, commemorative gifts and the opportunity to win prizes. There will also be a chance to win the hole-in-one prize, a brand new vehicle from Mathews Nissan Suzuki. «Read the rest of this article»

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Three keys to improving the literacy of Tennessee children

 

educationThe absolute essential for success in school and in life is the ability to read. Literacy is no longer a luxury; it’s a necessity.

In Tennessee, currently one-fifth (twenty per cent) of adults do not have a high school diploma. I suspect that many of these people also have difficulty reading, whether from a learning disability or from not being able to attend school on a regular basis.

How can we prevent this problem? I think the following three changes could make a huge difference in the lives of our children and their success rate. «Read the rest of this article»

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Multiple fatalities in crash at intersection of Edmondson Ferry Road

 

clarksvillepolicelogoOn August 10, 2009, at 9:46 a.m. , there was a fatal accident crash at the intersection of the 41A Bypass and Edmondson Ferry Rd. A 2004 Ford Taurus driven by Frances Davis (F), 58, of Clarksville with a passenger, Denise West, 42, of Clarksville were crossing the 41A Bypass from Edmondson Ferry Rd. when a 2005 Nissan Quest driven by Richard Carlsen, 65, of Clarksville with a passenger, Ellen Carlsen, 74 of Clarksville collided with the passenger side of the Ford Taurus as it was crossing the 41A Bypass.


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Organizations invited to apply for ABC Grants to fund art activities

 

arts-and-heritage-councilThe Clarksville Arts & Heritage Development Council invites organizations seeking funding for artistic and cultural projects that benefit the community to apply for an Arts Build Communities (ABC) grant.

Arts Build Communities (ABC) is a program funded by the Tennessee General Assembly and administered by the Clarksville Arts & Heritage Development Council (AHDC) in cooperation with the Tennessee Arts Commission (TAC). ABC grants offer financial support for arts projects in all disciplines such as dance, music, opera/musical theater, theater, visual arts, design arts, crafts, photography, media arts, literature, interdisciplinary, and folk arts.

Funds awarded to a single organization in this grant category range from $500 to $3,000. Eligible organizations in the counties of Montgomery, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys and Stewart can apply for these grant funds. In order to be eligible, applicants must be state-recognized, non-profit (501c3) organizations or government entities (including public schools and libraries) and must be able to provide a dollar-for-dollar match toward the single proposed project. In addition, the proposed project or program must occur between October 15, 2009, and June 15, 2010. «Read the rest of this article»





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