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American Red Cross and Sport Clips offer donors free haircut

 

“Saving Lives Never Looked So Good” campaign planned to encourage September donations

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during September.

“We are pleased to partner with Sport Clips Haircuts in September nationwide, and through their generosity, offer a coupon for a free haircut to thank our amazing volunteer blood donors for their lifesaving gift to help patients in need,” said Donna M. Morrissey, director of national partnerships, Red Cross Biomedical Services.

5th Special Forces Group soldiers donate blood to local Red Cross. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

5th Special Forces Group soldiers donate blood to local Red Cross. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

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“Get Alarmed Tennessee” Smoke Alarm campaign comes to Clarksville Thursday, July 30th

 

Volunteers Will Install Hundreds of Smoke Alarms on Thursday, July 30th

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – Free smoke alarms will be installed this week in Clarksville on Thursday, July 30th when volunteers take part in the the latest “Get Alarmed Tennessee” smoke alarm canvass.

The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO), the Clarksville Fire Department and the American Red Cross are teaming up to visit hundreds of homes this week and install free alarms for homeowners in need. Volunteers are still needed. «Read the rest of this article»

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Six American Red Cross Tips to Stay Safe When Temperatures Rise

 

American Red CrossClarksville, TN – Extreme heat is predicted across Tennessee this weekend and the American Red Cross reminds everyone of the steps they should take to stay safe when the temperatures rise.

“High temperatures, humidity and hot, indoor environments can quickly cause heat-related emergencies,” said Faye Anderson, Tennessee River Executive Director. “Excessive heat can lead to sunburn, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.”

Temperatures across Clarksville-Montgomery County expected to be in the upper 90's with a heat index of 100 to 105 degrees this weekend.

Temperatures across Clarksville-Montgomery County expected to be in the upper 90’s with a heat index of 100 to 105 degrees this weekend.

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Clarksville American Red Cross Chapter issues Safety Tips for 4th of July Holiday Weekend

 

American Red CrossClarksville, TN – The long Fourth of July holiday weekend is just ahead and the American Red Cross has steps you can follow to stay safe when enjoying the fireworks or heading to the pool.

Fireworks Safety – The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a public fireworks show put on by professionals. Stay at least 500 feet away from the show.

Fireworks

Fireworks

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Applebee’s Pancake Breakfast to benefit the Tennessee River American Red Cross

 

Support Local Red Cross on June 20th

American Red CrossClarksville, TN – The American Red Cross of Tennessee River is inviting the community to “enjoy a short stack for a tall cause.” On Saturday, June 20th, guests can enjoy a short stack of pancakes and a coffee for $5.00, with all proceeds benefiting programs of the Tennessee River American Red Cross.

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NASA data used to help relief efforts in Nepal after Gorkha Earthquake

 

Written by Alan Buis
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – NASA and its partners are gathering the best available science and information on the April 25th, 2015, magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal, referred to as the Gorkha earthquake, to assist in relief and humanitarian operations.

Organizations using these NASA data products and analyses include the U.S. Geological Survey, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, World Bank, American Red Cross, and the United Nations Children’s Fund.

NASA data and expertise are providing valuable information for the ongoing response to the April 25, 2015, magnitude 7.8 Gorkha earthquake in Nepal. The quake has caused significant regional damage and a humanitarian crisis. (NASA/JPL/Ionosphere Natural Hazards Team)

NASA data and expertise are providing valuable information for the ongoing response to the April 25, 2015, magnitude 7.8 Gorkha earthquake in Nepal. The quake has caused significant regional damage and a humanitarian crisis. (NASA/JPL/Ionosphere Natural Hazards Team)

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Clarksville American Red Cross Seeking Community Volunteers for Variety of Positions

 

Next Volunteer Orientation Class March 3rd

American Red CrossClarksville, TN – Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies.

Whether it’s one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, the vital work is made possible by community volunteers.

American Red Cross worker Bob Tyler. (Robert W. Wallace)

American Red Cross worker Bob Tyler. (Robert W. Wallace)

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Clarksville Police Department issues Weather and Crash update

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Emergency Operation Center was activated at 5:00pm to monitor weather activity and emergency responses.

Representatives from the Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency, Coast Guard Auxiliary, American Red Cross, Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services, and the Clarksville Department of Electricity are staffing the Center until further notice. «Read the rest of this article»

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Convergys in Clarksville to host Job Fair, Blood Drive, and Coat Drive

 

ConvergysClarksville, TN – Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG), a global leader in customer management, is starting the year off right in Clarksville by hosting a job fair, in addition to having a blood and coat drive for members of the community.

Please join us on Wednesday, January 14th from 9:00am– 3:00pm at Convergys, 326 Convergys Way, Clarksville, TN 37042. Interested candidates are welcome to jump start your application anytime, from any smart phone or tablet by visiting our website at www.careers.convergys.com. «Read the rest of this article»

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Agero Associates Support The Troops With Holiday Cards

 

AgeroClarksville, TN – For the third consecutive year, associates at Agero’s Clarksville call center facility have participated in the Holiday Mail for Heroes campaign through the American Red Cross.

The program facilitates the writing and sending of handwritten holiday cards to deployed service members during the holiday season.

Paula Peyton and Sheena Garner from Agero creating the cards for the Holiday Mail for Heroes program

Paula Peyton and Sheena Garner from Agero creating the cards for the Holiday Mail for Heroes program

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