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Clarksville National Night Out happening tonight

 

National Night OutClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, August 6th, you are invited out to the “National Night Out” 30th Anniversary being held by the Clarksville Police Department. The event is being head at the New Providence community policing center located at 640 Providence Boulevard.

This is a celebration of community partnerships from 1984 to 2013. National Night Out starts at 6:00pm and run through 8:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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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 Artist Lynne Griffey’s work selected for cover of 2012 South Atlantic Regional School of Christian Mission

 

2012 South Atlantic Regional School of Christian MissionClarksville, 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»

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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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Planters Bank’s Hilldale Gallery to feature Lynne Griffey Paintings

 

Planters BankClarksville, 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.”

Michelle Dickerson, Planters Bank Vice President of Marketing points out her favorite works by Lynne Griffey

Michelle Dickerson, Planters Bank Vice President of Marketing points out her favorite works by Lynne Griffey

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Disproportionate Minority Contact Task Force to host the 2nd Annual Joint Conference on Juvenile Justice at Austin Peay State University

 

Clarksville, TNTennessee Commission on Children and YouthOn 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 Austin Peay State University, 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»

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Publix opens first store in Clarksville Tennessee

 

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.

The Ribbon Cutting opens the new Publix Grocery Store on Madison Street

The Ribbon Cutting opens the new Publix Grocery Store on Madison Street

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November First Thursday ArtWalk

 

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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, Hodgepodge, and many more. «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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Titans conclude preseason against Super Bowl Champs

 

Tennessee Titans (1-2) vs. New Orleans Saints (2-1)
Thursday, September 2nd, 2010 • 7:00pm CDT • LP Field

Tennessee TitansNashville, 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»

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