Topic: BLF Marketing
Clarksville, TN – Amy Zink has joined BLF Marketing as an account manager. With more than 15 years experience in feature writing, graphic design and marketing coordination, Zink is originally from Billings, MT, and received a bachelor’s degree from North Dakota State University with a double major in English Writing and Political Science.
Customs House Museum receives $500k donation from Clarksville Jaycees Foundation for new exhibit “Becoming Clarksville: Honoring Legacies of Leadership”
Clarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is proud to announce that Heritage Hall, the museum’s main exhibit gallery in the 1898 Customs House building will be named in honor of the Clarksville Jaycees Foundation.
Clarksville, TN – The locally produced video “Crossroads of Change: Clarksville Tennessee 1861-1865” has won its third award, an Aurora Gold Award for outstanding video editing. The Aurora Awards are an independent and international film and video competition. Eligible projects include commercials, cable programs, documentaries, industrial, instructional, and corporate videos.
Clarksville, TN – BLF Marketing was honored with a bronze award in the 2012 Summit Creative Award® competition for its video developed for Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center. The locally-produced “Crossroads of Change, Clarksville, Tennessee 1861-1865,” was recognized from 4,700 entries received from 22 countries.
Clarksville, TN – “Crossroads of Change, Clarksville, Tennessee 1861-1865,” a locally-produced video providing a perspective of the impact of the Civil War upon Clarksville and its inhabitants during the years 1861 to 1865, was honored with a 2012 Certificate of Commendation from the Tennessee Association of Museums (TAM) at its annual convention held recently in Memphis Tennessee.
Nashville, TN – High school delegates from 10 middle Tennessee counties will convene at Belmont University on February 11th, 2012, for Leadership Middle Tennessee’s first-ever YOUth Summit.
While most of the 36 delegates have participated in youth leadership programs within their individual counties, this will be the first time student representatives from across the mid-state will gather to participate in a single event. During the daylong summit, delegates will present information about their respective counties, hear expert speakers address topics that will impact the future of the region and engage in networking sessions with their peers. «Read the rest of this article»
Questions still remain over recent concerns about “conflict of interest” within city and county government. As I was first to report in a Clarksville Online exclusive, Conflict of interest questions still unanswered in county government, the question first arose with local architect Jerry Clark who at the time was a board member of the Regional Airport Authority.
In a meeting with County Mayor Carolyn Bowers, City Mayor Kim McMillan, and Montgomery County Accounts and Budgets Director Erinne Hester, Clark was informed that due to the County Purchasing Act of 1957, there could be a potential conflict of interest of him serving on that board, and his firm, Clark and Associates, doing business with the county.
It basically states that anyone doing business with the county, could not serve on any boards or commissions, and while there has been opinions rendered on both sides of the law, Jerry Clark chose to resign from the Airport Authority to prevent any conflct, and the county chose to take the other position.
“Hmmmm.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – “Crossroads of Change, Clarksville, Tennessee 1861-1865,” a locally-produced video providing a perspective of the impact of the Civil War upon Clarksville and its inhabitants during the years 1861 to 1865, will air on Nashville Public Television’s alternate channel, NPT2, on Saturday, October 22nd at 8:30pm, and Sunday, October 23rd at 4:30pm.
The program is part of the Tennessee Channel, a four-hour block of programming featuring programs about the life of our state, which broadcasts simultaneously to all six public television networks across Tennessee.
City of Clarksville plans to launch new web site in a few weeks to offer full details on the new master plan.
Aiming to set the course for our city for the next twenty years, Clarksville Leaders laid out a far reaching master plan for the future of our city. The plan development was coordinated by Frank Lott’s and Jeff Bibb’s BLF Marketing with assistance from RKG Associates, Betsch Associates, and Wilbur Smith Associates along with a Master Plan Committee chaired by Mark Holleman, Jim Durrett (Mayor Piper’s former chief of staff), and Col. Perry Clark from Fort Campbell.
The City of Clarksville budgeted $230,000 for the development of this plan.
It was just 150 years ago that our nation was torn apart by the Civil War. Brother faced off against brother in often brutal battles. Even after the Union’s victory and the eventual reunification of the southern states lingering tensions remained for many years.
It is said time heals all wounds and indeed and we are looking at the approaching sesquicentennial of the Civil War in 2011 with a air of celebration,recognizing of the history of America in a way that everyone can embrace.
We are fortunate to be in an area with a rich Civil War heritage including Fort Defiance (Fort Bruce), nearby Fort Donelson, and other Civil War sites. City and County leaders hope to be ready to attract tourists who will be the traveling the country visiting civil war era sites as a part of the Civil War Sesquicentennial.
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