Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Youth Program will begin June 3rd with the opening of program sites and will end July 12th. This year’s theme is “It’s a Jungle Out There!”
The Summer Youth Program is a six-week day camp-type program that is offered each summer to youths, ages 6-16. Gyms at various locations are staffed with directors and assistants, who will help with playtime activities and provide free, instructional classes such as gymnastics and karate.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks & Recreation hosts two programs at all the Burt-Cobb and Crow community centers in to reach help mentor and aide middle school and high school-aged members of the community.
The Burt-Cobb Community Center is home to the Dream Chasers Group Mentoring Program each Tuesday from 4:00pm to 5:30pm. Dream Chasers is focused on helping at-risk youth, ages 13-17 in a small group atmosphere. Teens can enjoy free pizza courtesy of Little Caesar’s and talk about their lives with mentors who can provide positive influences. «Read the rest of this article»
Smyrna, TN – A Hiring Fair will be held on February 14th, at Building 500, on the Smyrna Volunteer Training Site from 1:00pm-4:00pm and is open to all National Guard members, reservists, spouses, and veterans, announced Maj. Gen. Terry “Max” Haston, Tennessee’s Adjutant General.
“We’re all taught to look out for our buddies and hiring fairs are one way of doing that,” Haston said. “Some service members have returned from Iraq or Afghanistan to find the place where they worked no longer in business, and now they’re out looking. We’re trying to help them every way we can.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Thursday night at New Providence Middle School there were two District Basketball Champions crowned.
In the girls championship game – Richview Middle School played a grueling basketball game against Rossview Middle School winning by one point in overtime. The Cowboys battled back and forth with the Hawks in a close game with a final score of 51-50.
Clarksville, TN – This is the true story about a man who loved his music, and wasn’t going to let anything stop him from playing it. Even after a life-changing accident that could have killed him and cost him the fingers of his left hand.
This is the story of a simple country preacher who taught himself to play the guitar so he could play in church.
The story of a man who, through tragedy, would never play his beloved guitar again, but looked at the piano, and said, “I can do this.”
With only six fingers.
Meet Gene Belt. «Read the rest of this article»
James Corlew Chevrolet Cadillac teams up with Royals Futbol Club to help raise thousands of dollars for youth soccer program
Clarksville, TN – In the spirit of teamwork taught by youth sports, James Corlew Chevrolet Cadillac is teaming up with Royals Futbol Club to provide their players and coaches with soccer kits filled with equipment bags, pop-up nets, sport cones, scrimmage vests, t-shirts, a sponsorship check and an opportunity to help them raise funds.
Royals Futbol Club will have the opportunity to raise as much as $10,000 through a fundraising opportunity where one lucky recipient will win his or her choice of a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox or 2012 Chevrolet Cruze. Another lucky winner will receive a Home Entertainment Package.
Davidson County, TN – On Thursday, July 19th, 2012 at the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center the LEAP Organization sponsored an exhibition basketball game. The participants consisted of youth and volunteers associated with LEAP against the youth detained in the correctional facility.
Even though Team LEAP won the hard fought game, everyone was a winner. Woodland Hills facility and staff made the volunteers feel welcomed with plenty of refreshments and food following the game. The detained youth also courteously served the volunteers and cleaned up after the event. «Read the rest of this article»
Students Create Bands & Take the Stage at The Renaissance Center in Dickson, TN
Dickson, TN – The Renaissance Center is excited to offer the area’s first RockSTAR Camp, offering kids ages 6 – 14 the chance to form a band, create a CD and take the stage like a real rock star in a concert performance at The Renaissance Center.
The week-long RockSTAR Camp is presented by STAR Education, a non-profit after-school music education program formed in Los Angeles, CA in response to school budget cuts that eliminated music programs.
The programs are now available across the country and receive support and participation from celebrities and music professionals, including Britney Spears, Adam Lambert, Rod Stewart, Carlos Santana, and Gene Simmons, just to name a few.
Springfield, TN- In conjunction with the 100th Anniversary of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show’s 1912 appearance in Nashville, The Robertson County Players present Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun.” The show features a cast of over 60 actors, singers and dancers plus a full orchestra, this is an event that shouldn’t be missed. It’s not often you’ll get a chance to see a full-scale musical extravaganza that will rival anything at TPAC or for that matter Broadway itself.
Cumberland City, TN – On Saturday, Cumberland City held a their annual Lighting Up the Cumberland event which serves as the official 4th of July celebration for Stewart and Houston Counties. Lighting up the Cumberland draws 10,000 to 15,000 people to the small Stewart County town each year. The event has a festival feel with arts and craft vendors and food merchants lining both of the main roads through this small Middle Tennessee city.
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