Topic: Crissy Haslam
People can donate money, holiday cards or time
Clarksville, TN – The American Red Cross has launched its holiday campaign and urged people to give hope to those in need by giving something meaningful during the upcoming holiday season.
“Make this holiday season truly meaningful by supporting the Red Cross Holiday Campaign and helping a victim of disaster or by remembering a member of the Armed Forces who is far from home,” said Julie Campos, Chapter Executive for the American Red Cross, Two Rivers Chapter. «Read the rest of this article»
Outreach Effort Screens for Risks for Tennessee Newborns
Nashville, TN – On average, more than 79,000 new Tennesseans are born in the Volunteer State every year. Now, First Lady Crissy Haslam and the Tennessee Department of Health will begin greeting each new arrival with a “Welcome Baby” package as part of an innovative new outreach effort.
Welcome Baby is designed to help give Tennessee’s newest residents the best start in life by connecting children and families with appropriate services in their community, providing referrals to address family needs and screening babies and their families for potential risks. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Department of Children’s Services Three Branches Institute Addresses Child Safety, Juvenile Justice
Initiative aligns work of the executive, legislative and judicial branches
Nashville, TN – During the coming year, the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services will continue the Three Branches Institute, an initiative bringing together members of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches to work with the department on strengthening the state’s child protection and juvenile justice systems.
“For Tennessee to have a strong and effective system of children’s services, the three branches of government must have a clear vision on the mission of the services, and confidence that the services are generating desired outcomes,” said DCS Commissioner Jim Henry. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Governor’s Children’s Cabinet co-chaired by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam today launched two major initiatives: the Tennessee School Readiness Model and kidcentraltn.com.
The first lady introduced both projects at the Early Childhood Summit in Nashville.
“We are thrilled to launch these initiatives to help support Tennessee families in raising healthy children,” Mrs. Haslam said. “Students can be more successful in school and life when they enter the classroom healthy and prepared to learn.” «Read the rest of this article»
Governor Proclaims May 24th, 2013 as the First Gold Star Family Day in Tennessee
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam joined Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder and Major General Terry “Max” Haston of the Tennessee Military Department to pay tribute to three Tennesseans killed in action, including a soldier previously missing in action for 62 years.
Sergeant Jacob M. Schwallie of Clarksville, was fatally injured by a roadside bomb on May 7th, 2012 in the Ghazi Province, Afghanistan. Schwallie graduated from Rossview High School in 2007 and enlisted in the United States Army in 2008.
Second annual holiday open house event at the Tennessee Residence begins
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam will host their second annual “Tennessee’s Home for the Holidays,” an Open House event available to all Tennesseans to tour the holiday decorations at the executive residence during the first two weeks in December.
This year’s holiday décor theme, “Tennessee Music,” was accomplished through partnerships with the Museum of Appalachia in East Tennessee, the Country Music Hall of Fame in Middle Tennessee, and Stax Museum in West Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam joined Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder and Major General Terry “Max” Haston of the Tennessee Military Department today to recognize five veteran state employees and half a million Tennessee veterans of all ages and eras. The Governor’s Veterans Day event was held at the Tennessee Tower Plaza in downtown Nashville.
Sergeant Frank C. Bell, Jr., began his military career in the United States Army in December 1952. He is currently a member of the administrative staff of the Division of State Audit and is recognized for his military service to our country and impressive 47-year career with the State of Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner urge Tennesseans to get Seasonal Flu Vaccinations
Influenza Vaccine Widely Available across Tennessee
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, First Lady Crissy Haslam and Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, have rolled up their sleeves to get their annual vaccinations against influenza, and are urging fellow Tennesseans to do the same to help protect and promote good health in the state.
Vaccination against the flu is the best way to protect yourself and your family from this illness. Seasonal flu vaccine is widely available at locations throughout Tennessee, including county health department clinics. «Read the rest of this article»
Reward Schools located in 70 districts across the state in cities and rural areas
Brentwood, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman today announced 169 schools as the 2011-12 Reward Schools, the top 5 percent of schools in the state for annual growth and the top 5 percent for academic achievement.
For Montgomery County, the Reward Schools are Montgomery Central Elementary School for performance and progress and Woodlawn Elementary School for performance.
Fireworks, Adult T-Shirt Giveaway, Dukes Of Hazzard Theme Night, Trevecca Nazarene University Faith Nights® Concert, and Specialty Jersey Auction Highlight Eight-Game Homestand
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds return home to Greer Stadium this Thursday, June 14th, to open an eight-game homestand against the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers (Royals affiliate) and Oklahoma City RedHawks (Astros affiliate).
Highlighting the week’s worth of promotions will be three fireworks shows, an Adult T-Shirt giveaway, Dukes of Hazzard Theme Night, a Trevecca Nazarene University FAITH NIGHTS® concert, and “Hammerin’ Homers Night” – a special evening for Habitat For Humanity of Greater Nashville at the ballpark during which the Sounds will wear specialty plaid, tool belt jerseys on the field.
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