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2016 Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day Parade

 

Clarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County gathered together in front of the Montgomery County Historic Courthouse this past Saturday, November 5th to honor our veterans, as well as those who are still serving their country.

The day started off at 9:00am with a Veterans Day Ceremony. Veterans Service Organization director Frank Mir gave the opening remarks followed by the 101st Airborne Division Honor Guard Posting the Colors.

101st Airborne Division Honor Guard Posting the Colors at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day Ceremony.

101st Airborne Division Honor Guard Posting the Colors at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day Ceremony.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s DreamChasers program offers brand new locations this Fall

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The DreamChasers program from Clarksville Parks and Recreation is back for another year of mentoring and fun for middle school and high school-aged members of the community.

The program has expanded from three locations to five locations!

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Martin Luther King Jr. program to be hosted by Kleeman and Crow Community Centers

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Kleeman Community Center and Crow Community Center invites the public to join in celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 19th with the Martin Luther King Jr. Service Celebration to be held at New Providence Middle School from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for January 6th, 2013

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include:

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Service Celebration
  • Dream Chasers
  • Spring Adult Softball/Kickball Meeting Scheduled
  • Making a Difference
  • Nominate a Coach TODAY!

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The price paid for the 4th of July!

 

The premier holiday of the summer symbolizes more than a time for grilling, fireworks and road trips and just general fun stuff!

City of Clarksville July 4th fireworks display The 4th of July is widely acknowledged as “THE Summer Holiday” here in the United States. The traditional events of the day are well enshrined in our popular culture. People are planning big family cookouts, grilling, barbecuing, pool parties, sports events of all kinds- baseball, soccer, softball, badminton, volleyball, swimming, bicycling and small and super fireworks displays – all typical holiday celebration activities.

buffalosoldiersnatlmuseum.jpgYet there is far more to this holiday of holidays, this one uniquely American blowout. Sacrifices have been made that allow us to engage in these festivities. The lives which have been been laid down that allow us these exercises of indulgence also need to be acknowledged. There are so many individual sacrifices that have occurred in the course of our history that have received little, if any, recognition. What follows is a somewhat skewered collection of notable moments that have added to our American story.

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