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Nashville, TN – The American Red Cross is helping people in Arkansas and several other states affected by Sunday’s devastating tornadoes.
More than 200 people spent Sunday night in shelters in Arkansas that were opened or supported by Red Cross workers. The Red Cross is also providing health and mental health services and Red Cross emergency vehicles will be distributing food throughout the affected areas. «Read the rest of this article»
A Testament of Its Mission of Compassion and Care
Clarksville, TN – AseraCare Hospice of Clarksville recently presented a generous donation to the American Cancer Society in support of the Montgomery County Relay For Life effort.
AseraCare understands the challenges that people and their families face when coping with serious, chronic or life-limiting illnesses.
Clarksville, TN – The Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church donated a 15 passenger van to the Leap Organization to assist with transporting youth to various youth development program activities. On December 8th, 2013, members of the Leap Organization visited the church to express its sincere appreciation.
“I would like to thank Pastor Livingston, Deacon Rowland, and the members of Walnut Grove for their generous donation. Leap has not only put the van to good use in transporting youth, but also using it to transport the homeless on Thanksgiving day to be fed by Manna Cafe,” said Leap Executive Director Richard Reason Garrett before the congregation.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville city council met in the usual first of the month regular voting session on Thursday evening. The light agenda resulted in one of the shorter sessions lasting about 35 minutes.
There were a couple of items of note and I have listed another item of interest not connected to the session. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – When Farm Credit Mid-America set out to invest in the next generation of American farmers, the Kentucky-based lender looked south to Austin Peay State University.
That’s because APSU is home to the fastest growing college department of agriculture in Tennessee, with student enrollment in that program increasing by 75 percent in the last five years.
Nashville, TN – Someone has a heart attack every 34 seconds. Someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. Heart disease and stroke make a huge impact on the health of Middle Tennessee – but the upcoming Heart Walk aims to make an even bigger impact by fighting back against the no. 1 and no. 4 killers of Americans.
The American Heart Association’s Greater Nashville Heart Walk will bring together more than 12,000 walkers at Vanderbilt University on Saturday, October 12th, 2013, in one of the largest non-competitive walks in all of Tennessee. The event is free and open to all, but fundraising and donations are encouraged.
Montgomery County, TN – Safehouse director, Christy Bussell, accepts a generous donation of women and children winter clothing from Clarksville City Councilwoman Kaye Jones.
Safehouse is the local shelter for women and children needing safe refuge.
To support the mission of the Safehouse, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office collects and recycles cell phones with all proceeds going to Safehouse.
Volunteers Assisting Family Members with Emergency Needs
Clarksville, TN – Local Red Cross Disaster Action Team members responded to a deadly house fire located on Devers Road in Southern Montgomery County Monday, June 3rd.
Red Cross is assisting the family with food, shelter and emotional support after their loss. They also provided coffee, snacks, water to emergency responders on the scene. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina
Fort Campbell, KY – Members from the Tennessee Titans’ community relations team took time on March 5th to visit the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) and the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment at Fort Campbell, KY, to make heartfelt contributions to the two units.
On behalf of Titans Owner K.S. “Bud” Adams, Jr. they donated $5,000 in grants to the veteran associations of the two elite organizations.
“I was speechless when Nick told me he was even thinking about being tested”, Wiley Bird said, “It was the kindest thing anyone has ever said to me.” «Read the rest of this article»
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