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Customs House Museum opens “Becoming Clarksville: Celebrating Legacies of Leadership” in the newly remodeled Clarksville Jaycee’s Heritage Hall

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Tuesday,  the Customs House Museum cut the ribbon on its newest permanent exhibit, “Becoming Clarksville: Honoring Legacies of Leadership.”

Through the prism of leadership, the exhibit explores the history of Clarksville and Montgomery County, focusing on the stories of individuals who helped shape the city, featuring unique interactive and video elements. Becoming Clarksville also serves as a legacy for the Clarksville Jaycees, remembering its history and contributions to the people of Clarksville.

Evans Harvill and Wayne Wilkerson cut the ribbon opening  the Becoming Clarksville: Celebrating Legacies of Leadership Exhibit

Evans Harvill and Wayne Wilkerson cut the ribbon opening the Becoming Clarksville: Celebrating Legacies of Leadership Exhibit

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Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts’ Legislative Update, June 1st 2013

 

Update detailing the first session of the 108th Tennessee General Assembly

Tennessee State Representative - House District 67Nashville, TN – Eligibility of military dependents for the Hope Lottery Scholarship remains unresolved.

House Bill 427/Senate Bill 57, filed by Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) and Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville) was not heard in the House Finance Subcommittee this session. For the third year in a row, the subcommittee did not approve funding this important legislation for military dependents due to budget restraints. The cost of the funding to address an inequity in the eligibility requirements for military dependents is $364,000.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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Customs House Museum receives $500k donation from Clarksville Jaycees Foundation for new exhibit “Becoming Clarksville: Honoring Legacies of Leadership”

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, 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.

Artist concept of Customs House's upcoming new exhibit "Becoming Clarksville:  Honoring Legacies of Leadership" (Image by HealyKohler Design)

Artist concept of Customs House’s upcoming new exhibit “Becoming Clarksville: Honoring Legacies of Leadership” (Image by HealyKohler Design)

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Clarksville Jaycees Foundation to give $73,000 for Gary Groves Memorial Athletic Scholarship

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – A long-running project of the Clarksville Jaycees, the Clarksville Jaycees Gary Groves Memorial Athletic Scholarship at Austin Peay State University will receive a significant financial boost this week.

After a 67-year history in the community, the local Jaycees organization is dissolving. As a result, the club’s foundation will present $73,000 to endow fully the athletic scholarship during a brief presentation at 5:30pm, Thursday, June 28th at F&M Bank on Franklin Street. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksvillians gathered for annual Christmas Parade

 

Clarksville, TN - The City of Clarksville gathered together to celebrate the holidays yesterday with the 51st Annual Clarksville Jaycees Christmas Parade. The streets were lined with people all trying to keep warm from the bitter wind and chill temperatures.

The Parade features area Businesses, Civic Groups, and Community Organizations. Each one competing in their category to the best in their division. The Divisions are Civic/Church (Churches, Community Organiations, Nonprofits, etc.); Corporate (City/County Government departments, Banks, Corporations, etc); Commercial (Small Businesses)

The Clarksville Jaycees banner leads off the annual Christmas Parade

The Clarksville Jaycees banner leads off the annual Christmas Parade

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Clarksville’s 4th Annual Downtown for the Holidays

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Be a part of a Clarksville tradition by celebrating this year at the 4th Annual Downtown for the Holidays celebration presented by the City of Clarksville and US Bank, in Downtown Clarksville, December 4th beginning at 3:00pm.

The event kicks off with the Jingle Bell Jog 5K sponsored by the City of Clarksville and R3. The race will begin at 3:00pm, followed by a youth run at 3:45pm. You can register now at www.active.com. Deadline to register is December 2nd.

Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers rides in the 50th annual Clarksville Jaycees Christmas Parade

Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers rides in the 50th annual Clarksville Jaycees Christmas Parade

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Today is the final day of The North Tennessee State Fair

 
2010 North Tennessee State Fair Midway - (Photo by Roland Woodworth)

2010 North Tennessee State Fair Midway - (Photo by Roland Woodworth)

Clarksville, TN – June 19th, 2010

Don’t miss it ! Today is the final day of The North Tennessee State Fair going on at the Clarksville Speedway.

Armbands for only $20.00 between 1:00pm and 6:00pm today and then all rides are tickets only. Gather your friends and family and enjoy a day in the midway with all the rides, games, food and fun. Their are rides and games for kids of all ages.

If you are running short on cash, there is an ATM maching right there on the midway next to the ticketbooth. «Read the rest of this article»

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Mud Drags tonight at the North Tennessee State Fair

 

Mud Drags - North Tennessee State Fair - (Roland Woodworth)

Clarksville, TN – June 18th, 2010.

It’s time for Mud Drags tonight at the North Tennessee State Fair. With lots of rain yesterday, the track should be nice and muddy and set for lots of mud slinging fun.

Just how fast can that car go down the track ? Your just gonna have to come out to the North Tennessee State Fair held at the Clarksville Speedway – 1600 Needmore Road in Clarksville, Tennessee View Map You will not want to miss this show. «Read the rest of this article»

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NAPA Crash for Cash Demolition Derby and Boxing tonight at the North Tennessee State Fair

 

2002 North Tennessee State Fair Demo Derby - Roland WoodworthClarksville, TN – June 17th, 2010

Come on out and watch the NAPA Crash for Cash Demolition Derby and Boxing tonight at the North Tennessee State Fair.

If you like the sound of metal crashing, and smoke a spewing, you won’t want to miss out on tonight’s main event at the fair. Come on out to the Clarksville Speedway and make some noise for your favorite driver. «Read the rest of this article»

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Welcome to the 2010 North Tennessee State Fair

 

Helicoptor Ride at the 2010 North Tennessee State Fair

The Helicoptor ride at the 2010 North Tennessee State Fair

Clarksville, TN – June 16, 2010

Get your friends and family together and head out to the 2010 North Tennessee State Fair. There is lots of fun, games and food for kids of all ages.

This year the Helicoptor Ride is back and you can see the fair from a different view for only $25.00 per person. This is going to be a popular attraction so plan to get there early as they only take up one person at a time.

The North Tennessee State Fair is held at the Clarksville Speedway again this year -1600 Needmore Road in Clarksville, Tennessee View Map

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