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Bowl for Kids’ Sake Benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarksville

 

Big Brothers, Big Sisters of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Big Brothers Big Sisters is recruiting teams for their 31st annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake. The annual fundraiser has brought the Clarksville community together to raise funds for the non-profit’s mentoring programs for many years. This event is expected to raise $80,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarksville.

The event will kick off on Tuesday March 5th, 2013 at The Pinnacle with the Banker’s Challenge. Area banks have competed to raise the most funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters by raising money among the branches. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police Department’s Operation Defiance Trunk-or-Treat

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On October 28th, 2012, the Clarksville Police Department in conjunction with several community partners hosted a Trunk-or-Treat in the Operation Defiance area at the New Providence Community Policing Center.

It is part of the Police Department’s multifaceted efforts to build rapport and improve the quality of life in the Operation Defiance community.

Operation Defiance Trunk-or-Treat. (Photo by CPD-Sgt Terry Minton)

Operation Defiance Trunk-or-Treat. (Photo by CPD-Sgt Terry Minton)

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Tennessee Department of Correction supports Big Brothers Big Sisters

 

Tennessee Department of CorrectionsNashville, TN – Recognizing the importance of mentors in the lives of children of incarcerated parents, the Tennessee Department of Correction has awarded a $250,000 grant to the Big Brothers Big Sisters Amachi initiative.

The program works to break the intergenerational cycle of crime and incarceration and gives an often forgotten group of children the chance to reach their highest potential.

Commissioner Schofield, Rep. Debra Maggart and CEO Lowell Perry.

Commissioner Schofield, Rep. Debra Maggart and CEO Lowell Perry.

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G’s Pancake House helps Local Charities Raise Money by creating Giant 16 inch 15 Pound Cheese Burger

 

G's Pancake HouseClarksville, TN – In the year 2011 G’s Pancake House Restaurant held two charity events to help local organizations like Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarksville Tennessee rise funds to help keep their organization doors open.

Already famous for their pancakes, G’s held a pancake eating contest titled the Triple Nickel Pancake Challenge Throwdown. Each contestant had to eat five 16 inch massive pancakes, five strips of bacon and five scrambled eggs totaling 10 lbs. The goal was to be first one to finish or the last one with the least amount left on their plate in just one hour.

(L to R) G’s Pancake House Restaurant owner Cindy Sueiro, Mr. Terry McMoore, and General Manager Anthony Pritchett showing Giant 16 inch 15 Pound Cheese Burger next to a regular size Cheese Burger.

(L to R) G’s Pancake House Restaurant owner Cindy Sueiro, Mr. Terry McMoore, and General Manager Anthony Pritchett showing Giant 16 inch 15 Pound Cheese Burger next to a regular size Cheese Burger.

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101st Sustainment Brigade’s Spc. Kannesha Nept goes Beyond duty

 

Written by Spc. Michael Vanpool
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Spc. Kannesha Nept starts out every weekend with a game plan. Dinners, games and laughing with friends top her list.

This sounds typical of many soldiers here, but it’s anything but. Dinners are with her Little Sister from the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Games are at local convalescent homes. Laughs are shared all around.

Selfless service goes beyond the uniform for Nept, a Georgiana, AL, native, as she volunteers her free time and encourages her battle buddies to get involved as well.

Spc. Kannesha Nept, a supply sergeant with the 2-44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Sustainment Brigade, is being recognized her volunteer efforts with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarksville Tennessee. (Courtesy Photo)

Spc. Kannesha Nept, a supply sergeant with the 2-44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Sustainment Brigade, is being recognized her volunteer efforts with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarksville Tennessee. (Courtesy Photo)

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Verizon Wireless Stores throughout Tennessee are collecting School Supplies to help ensure Kids have Resoures to Succeed

 

VerizonNashville, TN – Middle Tennessee residents can drop off new school supplies at their local Verizon Wireless stores to give students back-to-school essentials for the new school year. The items collected will help local organizations serving underprivileged and low-income youth throughout Middle Tennesse better prepare students to learn and excel in school.

The nonprofit organizations receiving the supplies include: Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Clarksville; Big Brothers of West Wilson County; the Boys & Girls Clubs (Middle Tennessee and Rutherford County); Dickson County Help Center; East Lincoln Elementary and East Middle School in Tullahoma, TN; Maury County Schools Needy Student Funds; and Sumner County United Way. «Read the rest of this article»

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Pancake eating challenge to raise funds for money strapped youth organization

 

Clarksville, TN – On February 26th, 2011 at G’s Pancake House Restaurant 803 South Riverside Drive Clarksville, TN starting at 12 noon the community along with several civic organizations, fraternities, sororities, churches, and elected officials will partner to help raise funds for Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Clarksville, TN.

The fundraiser dubbed “The Ultimate Pancake Eating Challenge Throwdown” will feature  four contestants going face to face – vs. – G’s  Triple Nickel Challenge. The Challenge consists of 5 Monster 16” Pancakes, 5 Eggs, 5 Pieces of Meat;  over 10 Pounds of Food! The first person who is able to complete the challenge  will win over $500.00 in cash and prizes.

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