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Clarksville, Nashville Tennessee Top Ten Cities for Millennials looking for Bigger Paychecks

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Of the top 10 cities the Millennial Generation is looking to for bigger paychecks, Middle Tennessee lands two – Clarksville at 6 and Nashville at 10.

“Our dedication to recruit higher paying jobs and to create a top-rated quality of life, both of which are attractive to a young, educated workforce, is a driving force behind us making this list,” said Cal Wray, Executive Director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council.
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Clarksville-Montgomery County sends Public Comments in response to Army’s SPEA report for Force Structure Realignment for Fort Campbell Kentucky

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – In response to the Army’s recent Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment (SPEA), Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, joined by Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers and Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Melinda Shepard, sent public comments on behalf of Clarksville-Montgomery County describing the significant impact a troop reduction could have on the community. «Read the rest of this article»

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County Mayor Carolyn Bowers looks back at the last eight years and ahead at Montgomery County’s Future

 

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Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers was born and raised in Clarksville-Montgomery County. She graduated from Clarksville High School, then attended Austin Peay State University where she received her Bachelor and Masters Degrees. For 29 years, she taught high school business and computer classes in the school system. It was something she enjoyed and loved to do.

Serving as Montgomery County Trustee for two terms before becoming Montgomery County Mayor gave her experience with the county budget and the revenue end. As mayor, she began working on the expenditure end as well as managing the revenues and the bonds that you sell to fund capital projects.

Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers.

Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers.

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Clarksville’s Aspire Foundation announces New Board of Directors; Sammy Stuard Chairman

 

Aspire Clarksville FoundationClarksville, TN – The Aspire Clarksville Foundation is pleased to announce their Board of Directors for the 2014-15 term.

At the June 26th Aspire Board Meeting, it was voted and approved that Katie Gambill, and Lloyd Matson, Premier Medical Group, will serve alongside Chairman Sammy Stuard, F&M Bank, Tommy Bates, Legends Bank, and Economic Development Council Chairman Don Jenkins, Jenkins & Wynne Ford Lincoln Honda on the FY15 Aspire Board of Directors.

Sammy Stuard, Chair of the Aspire Foundation Board.

Sammy Stuard, Chair of the Aspire Foundation Board.

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Clarksville Montgomery County Convention and Visitors Bureau announces new Board

 

Clarksville Montgomery County Convention and Visitors BureauClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is pleased to announce Steve Stroman as the Chairman of the 2014-2015 Board of Directors.

The CVB board members are: The Honorable Geno Grubbs, City of Clarksville; Mr. Navin Patel, Hampton Inn & Suites; The Honorable Jerry Allbert, Montgomery County Parks; Ms. Lee Persinger, Jostens Printing & Publishing; Mr. Jared Mims, Mr. Geoff Livingston, Cumberland Bank & Trust and Ms. Jan Roberts, retired local banker.

Steve Stroman, Chairman of the 2014-2015 Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors.

Steve Stroman, Chairman of the 2014-2015 Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors.

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Aspire Clarksville Foundation annouces $4 Million Campaign Achievement

 

Aspire Clarksville FoundationClarksville, TN – On Monday evening, Dr. Mark Green and Joe Pitts announced that the Aspire Clarksville Foundation had garnered nearly $4 million in pledges, surpassing the current goal, and previous campaigns, by a wide margin.

Aspire Clarksville, an economic development foundation to benefit Clarksville-Montgomery County, Tennessee, officially announced in February that the goal for the entire Aspire V “Focus On The Future” Campaign was $3.8 million.

Aspire Clarksville Foundation raises nearly $4 million in pledges.

Aspire Clarksville Foundation raises nearly $4 million in pledges.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County hosts Successful Red Carpet Community Tour Event

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development BoardClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board (IDB) hosted their third annual, two-day ‘Red Carpet Community Tour’ for site selection consultants.

The event, scheduled around the Nashville–based CMT Awards Show, is an excellent opportunity for attendees to gain first-hand knowledge of the assets that Clarksville-Montgomery County and the surrounding area have to offer.

David Smith, President of DBS & Associates  Engineering, and Mike Evans, Exec. Director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County IDB speak about the available land and infrastructure at the CMC Corporate Business Park to the group of site selection consultants at this year's Red Carpet Community Tour.

David Smith, President of DBS & Associates Engineering, and Mike Evans, Exec. Director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County IDB speak about the available land and infrastructure at the CMC Corporate Business Park to the group of site selection consultants at this year’s Red Carpet Community Tour.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention & Visitors Bureau offering group tours packages mixing local attractions, big-name concerts

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention and Visitors BureauClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is engaging in an exciting new Group Tour program that enhances local tourism, while at the same time providing amazing entertainment options for local residents right here at home.

A series of group tours lasting for 4 days each are planned for Memorial Day, the 4th of July, and Labor Day; and are billed as “Heroes, Hometowns and Legends.” With the final tour this year being a 3 day event planned for the Christmas season billed as “God, Country, Christmas.”

Lee Greenwood performing at APSU's George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall as part of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention & Visitors Bureau's Group Tours

Lee Greenwood performing at APSU’s George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall as part of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Group Tours

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Wrapping up Clarksville’s 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The last day of the 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival continued to be the best in memory. The weather was absolutely flawless, neither too hot nor to cold. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky throughout the entire day.

I rushed down to the Festival at 9:00am to catch the annual WJZM 1400 AM Clarksville in Review broadcast from the Festival. This usually is held at the Bill Roberts thunder road automotive tent on Franklin Street just down from the Roxy Regional Theatre. The program was already well underway when I arrived.

Randy Houser performing at the 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival on Saturday

Randy Houser performing at the 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival on Saturday

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Rivers and Spires Festival opening night was absolutely fabulous

 

Rivers and Spires continues Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th

Clarksville's Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – Thursday April 24th was the opening of the 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival, and Clarksvillians turned out in droves to enjoy the first day of the free three day festival. The weather was perfect neither too hot nor too cold, and threatening rain held off until after the Festival had concluded for the evening.

I asked Theresa Harrington, the Executive Director CVB and Vice President Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council how she thought things were going, “I think it’s gonna be great! This weather is going to be the best that we’ve ever had I think. Good crowds are showing up already tonight. You can come down and see see the Clydesdales, stilt walkers, you can see the bands and enjoy the entertainment! The Festival has everything that you can possibly imagine.”

Headliner Slippery When Wet, the Bon Jovi Tribute Band performing on the opening night of the 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival

Headliner Slippery When Wet, the Bon Jovi Tribute Band performing on the opening night of the 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival

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