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City of Clarksville honors Agencies that fight Homelessness

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and the Office of Housing and Community Development Office paused Thursday to honor Clarksville’s service providers who fight homelessness and hunger.

“You are special folks, the leaders who step up in our community every day to work on the front lines in service to those who need a place to stay, nutritious food, medical care, and shelter from harm,” Mayor Pitts said. “I thank you from the bottom of my heart for the work you do to help our people and make Clarksville such a caring community.”

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Keith Lampkin, director of the Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development, present a Certificate of Appreciation to the the Salvation Army on Thursday at a breakfast  to honor  Clarksville’s service providers who fight homelessness and hunger. Also honored were Urban Ministries; Manna Café; The Salvation Army and Serenity House; Flourishing Families; the Community Action Agency; and the Green Hill Development Corporation.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Keith Lampkin, director of the Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development, present a Certificate of Appreciation to the the Salvation Army on Thursday at a breakfast to honor Clarksville’s service providers who fight homelessness and hunger. Also honored were Urban Ministries; Manna Café; The Salvation Army and Serenity House; Flourishing Families; the Community Action Agency; and the Green Hill Development Corporation.

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City of Clarksville to honor Agencies that fight Homelessness

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville will recognize the federal Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnerships programs April 22nd-26th during National Community Development Week.

Locally, these programs are coordinated by the Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development.

Keith Lampkin, director of the Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development, discusses projects with staff members, from left, Jean Adcock, Brittney Cates and Lisa Walker.

Keith Lampkin, director of the Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development, discusses projects with staff members, from left, Jean Adcock, Brittney Cates and Lisa Walker.

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City of Clarksville reopens Edmondson Ferry Intersection

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville has reopened the intersection of Edmondson Ferry Road and the U.S. Highway 41A Bypass.

The $1.2 million project enhanced the safety of the intersection by lowering the hill on the south side of the Bypass and adjusting slightly the alignment of the crossing roads.

City of Clarksville announces Edmondson Ferry intersection at Highway 41A bypass now open.

City of Clarksville announces Edmondson Ferry intersection at Highway 41A bypass now open.

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City of Clarksville releases Warming Shelters Update

 

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Clarksville Agencies prepare for expected cold snap

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – With temperature expected to plunge into the 20s Saturday night, social service agencies are focusing on emergency shelter for people in need.

Manna Café Ministries and New Providence United Methodist Church have partnered to open an emergency warming center at 1317 Fort Campbell Boulevard. The shelter will open at 4:00pm Saturday and remain open until Tuesday morning.

Manna Cafe, New Providence United Methodist Church warming shelter to open.

Manna Cafe, New Providence United Methodist Church warming shelter to open.

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Clarksville Warming Shelters prepare for Cold Weather

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – With colder weather forecast for the Clarksville area, social service agencies are focusing on emergency shelter solutions for homeless people in need.

The Clarksville-Montgomery County Community Action Agency offers short-term daytime shelter, homeless services and counseling referrals at its Old Firehouse Day Shelter, 1498 Golf Club Lane, Clarksville.

Cold puts focus on homeless services. Room in the Inn, Salvation Army gear up to meet need.

Cold puts focus on homeless services. Room in the Inn, Salvation Army gear up to meet need.

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City of Clarksville, Buffalo Valley, Tennessee Housing Development Agency cut ribbon on Three New Affordable Homes

 

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U.S. military veterans to get first priority in rental applications

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Three newly built homes in Clarksville are complete and available for rent to low-income families, with first priority going to U.S. military veterans, especially those with disabilities.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan helped cut the ribbon Monday morning on the three homes built by Buffalo Valley Inc., in the Providence Pointe subdivision.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Buffalo Valley Inc. CEO Jerry Risner, THDA Liaison Denise McBride and other dignitaries joined Monday to cut the ribbon on new affordable housing for veterans at Providence Pointe subdivision in Clarksville.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Buffalo Valley Inc. CEO Jerry Risner, THDA Liaison Denise McBride and other dignitaries joined Monday to cut the ribbon on new affordable housing for veterans at Providence Pointe subdivision in Clarksville.

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City of Clarksville, United Way unveil “Real Change, Not Spare Change” program to reduce panhandling

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and the United Way of the Greater Clarksville Area have introduced a program designed to reduce panhandling by encouraging citizens to give to agencies that attack the real problems of need and homelessness.

The “Real Change, Not Spare Change” program urges citizens to refrain from making direct donations to panhandlers. Instead, the campaign encourages residents to contribute to agencies that provide food for people in need and to agencies whose mission is to provide services to homeless individuals and families.

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City of Clarksville looks into Panhandling Solutions

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – In recent weeks, the City of Clarksville officials have received complaints about an increased presence of panhandlers on public rights of way in the City. Citizens say panhandlers congregate around highway exits and at intersections and often leave trash and debris creating a negative image of the community.

In response, the City is working to build a coalition of law enforcement, governments, social service agencies and church groups to promote a broad campaign to mitigate panhandling and attack the real problems of need and homelessness.

City of Clarksville ‘Real Change, Not Spare Change’ program emerging to address the problem.

City of Clarksville ‘Real Change, Not Spare Change’ program emerging to address the problem.

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City of Clarksville, Urban Ministries, THDA dedicate center for homeless families

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Safe Place, a new transitional center to help homeless families, was dedicated Wednesday by Urban Ministries and the City of Clarksville.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan; Beverly Dycus, Executive Director of Urban Ministries/Clarksville; Clarksville Director of Housing & Community Development Keith Lampkin; and Sherry Smith, senior housing coordinator for the Tennessee Housing Development Agency; joined with a crowd of about 60 citizens to dedicate the facility and celebrate the new community resource.

SafePlace, a new transitional center to help homeless families, was dedicated for use Wednesday by the City of Clarksville, Urban Ministries and THDA.

SafePlace, a new transitional center to help homeless families, was dedicated for use Wednesday by the City of Clarksville, Urban Ministries and THDA.

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City of Clarksville Council meeting expects No Quorum tonight

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Due to the inclement weather conditions, the City of Clarksville has received inquiries about the City Council Meeting scheduled for 7:00pm on Thursday, March 5th, 2015.

Under the provisions of the City’s Charter and the City Code, all regularly scheduled Council meetings shall occur on the first Thursday of the month unless a specific ordinance is passed (which requires two separate readings) changing the meeting date or time; therefore, tonight’s meeting cannot be cancelled or rescheduled.

Road conditions expected to worsen tonight as the temperature drops in Clarksville Montgomery County.

Road conditions expected to worsen tonight as the temperature drops in Clarksville Montgomery County.

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