Topic: Big Brothers Big Sisters
Clarksville, 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»
Clarksville Artist Lynne Griffey’s work selected for cover of 2012 South Atlantic Regional School of Christian Mission
Clarksville, TN – Lynne Griffey, a member of St. Bethlehem United Methodist Church, had her art selected for a cover design for the 2012 South Atlantic Regional School of Christian Mission. Griffey’s work was selected from entries from the entire Southeast Conference region.
The 2012 theme for the mission is “That All Might Have Life”. For inspiration Griffey selected John 10:10, where Jesus proclaims “I have come that they might have life and have it abundantly.” Griffey interprets this scripture for her art. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, 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.
Clarksville, TN – The Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery will feature the watercolor and oil paintings of local artist Lynne Griffey beginning the first Thursday in July.
“I am excited about the exhibit and am currently working on something new and totally different,” said Griffey. “It will be an honor to incorporate the new with the old at [Planters] bank.”«Read the rest of this article»
Disproportionate Minority Contact Task Force to host the 2nd Annual Joint Conference on Juvenile Justice at Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN – On April 21st, 2012 the Montgomery County Disproportionate Minority Contact Task Force (DMC Task Force) will host the 2nd Annual Joint Conference on Juvenile Justice at the , Morgan University Center on the 3rd floor from 8:30am– 4:30pm.
The purpose of the conference is the prevention of juvenile delinquency via increasing the awareness of issues, programs and resources available to youth, parents, teachers, college students, advocates, officers of the court, and concerned citizens. The Conference seeks to develop a comprehensive strategy for raising the awareness of disproportionate confinement of minority youth in the juvenile justice system and promote the best practices and policies to eradicate the problem of over representation in secure confinement. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Yesterday morning Publix held the grand opening and ribbon cutting for their newest location, the store is the first of three Publix locations planned for our area. Shoppers started lining up outside the store with the first arriving around 3:00am, and the bulk starting to arrive around 5:00am for the 6:45am ribbon cutting.
The Clarksville-Area Chamber of Commerce conducted the ribbon cutting with Store Manager Norman Rubio Jr. doing the honors, with Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers and Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan holding the ribbon.
Clarksville, TN – You’re invited to join the merchants of Historic Downtown Clarksville for The monthly Art Walk, on November 3rd, from 5:00pm–8:00pm.
Kendall Welsh from ARTifacts, sent us this information about November’s artistic extravaganza. Participating merchants include Ingredients, Edward’s Steakhouse, Couture Crush, ARTifacts, Fleur de leis, «Read the rest of this article», and many more.
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.
Nashville, TN — The Tennessee Titans (1-2) play their fourth and final preseason game this week, as they host the Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints (2-1) in the LP Charities Game. Kickoff at LP Field (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 7:00pm CDT tonight.
The Titans and Louisiana Pacific Corporation (LP) are partnering to welcome guests from several charitable organizations to the game. Special recognition will be given to Boy Scouts of America and Girls Inc., whose representatives will be presented with an honorary game ball on the field. «Read the rest of this article»
For one evening in August,will be among others across the country participating in an event that emphasizes crime prevention information and techniques.
The APSU Department of Public Safety will sponsor National Night Out from 7:00pm-9:00pm, Tuesday, August 3rd on the lawn in front of the Dunn Center and the Intramural Field on the main campus. The event is open to the Clarksville-Montgomery County community.
“With school getting ready to start, this is a great time for parents and their children to learn about the community services available to them when they feel they might need it,” said Sgt. Elizabeth Genthner with Department of Public Safety at APSU. “This is an opportunity for local organizations to get their information to the citizens, and for citizens to get any information they need.”
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