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Frazier Allen: Charitable Perks and Generosity to Spare

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond JamesClarksville, TN – It’s a fact: People love to get something for free, whether they need it or not. Often those freebies pile up or sit unused.

For example, nearly 75% of airline miles go unredeemed every year, according to Consumer Reports, and a third of credit card rewards points gather digital dust, representing $16 billion in value, a 2011 study by Colloquy shows. What if you could turn those free perks into a charitable gift instead?

Here are several ways to turn your excess into meaningful extras for your favorite charities.

Airline miles, rewards points – even your birthday can be donated.

Airline miles, rewards points – even your birthday can be donated.

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Back the Blue with a Book or Two

 

Back the Blue with a Book or TwoClarksville, TN – My name is Brittany Glynn and I am a Publisher’s Representative with EDC Publishing based in Clarksville, TN.

EDC is the home of Usborne Books, 2014’s IPG Children’s Publisher of the year, and Kane-Miller books, an award-winning publisher out of California, and both are recognized as a premier supplier of educational tools and books by schools and libraries all of over the US.

From now through Thursday, July 28th, we are kicking off our Summer Charity Book Drive to help the local police department. Our Clarksville Police officers have currently faced a lot of hardships and we want to show our support to the police officers while helping out children in crisis.

"Back the Blue with a Book or Two" fundraiser to give books and stuffed animals to the Clarksville Police Department.

“Back the Blue with a Book or Two” fundraiser to give books and stuffed animals to the Clarksville Police Department.

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Clarksville Rotary Club donates $1000 to LEAP Organization

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Rotary Club donates $1,000 to the LEAP Organization to support their various youth enrichment programs. LEAP, which stands for Leadership, Enlightenment, Achievement, and Perseverance, is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to instill positive moral growth and sustainable life skills in youth.

What would it take to change the world? Rotary’s 1.2 million members believe it starts with a commitment to Service Above Self. In more than 34,000 clubs worldwide, you’ll find members volunteering in communities at home and abroad to support education and job training, provide clean water, combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, and eradicate polio.

Clarksville Rotary President Dan Dickerson presents LEAP Organization with a $1,000 check.

Clarksville Rotary President Dan Dickerson presents LEAP Organization with a $1,000 check.

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Austin Peay State University Career Fair gets donation from Enterprise Holdings Foundation

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Enterprise Holdings Foundation continued its support of Austin Peay State University earlier this summer with a $3,000 donation.

The Enterprise Holdings Foundation has made an annual donation to support The Govs Connection career networking event and internship fair, held every winter on the APSU campus.

Ryan Smithson presents a $3,000 donation on behalf of the Enterprise Holdings Foundation to Amanda Walker, director of APSU Career Services, and Megan Brown, assistant director of APSU Career Services. (Taylor Slifko/APSU)

Ryan Smithson presents a $3,000 donation on behalf of the Enterprise Holdings Foundation to Amanda Walker, director of APSU Career Services, and Megan Brown, assistant director of APSU Career Services. (Taylor Slifko/APSU)

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Austin Peay State University College of Business receives $50,000 from Tennessee Senator Mark Green

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s campaign to develop a state-of-the-art trading room for its College of Business students received a major boost last week when Mark Green, MD, president of the healthcare company AlignMD, presented APSU President Alisa White with a $50,000 donation for that project.

“In building our successful healthcare company, the resources that served as the foundation came from here in the Clarksville community: legal services, capital financing and accounting,” Green, a Tennessee state senator and physician, said. “AlignMD is an authentic Clarksville entrepreneurial success story.”

Susan Wilson, APSU director of major gifts; Dr. Rex Gandy, APSU provost and vice president of Academic Affairs; Dr. Alisa White, APSU president; Sen. Mark Green, president of AlignMD; Camilla Green; Dr. William Rupp, dean of the APSU College of Business; and Derek van der Merwe, APSU vice president for Advancement, Communications and Strategic Initiatives. (Bill Persinger/APSU)

Susan Wilson, APSU director of major gifts; Dr. Rex Gandy, APSU provost and vice president of Academic Affairs; Dr. Alisa White, APSU president; Sen. Mark Green, president of AlignMD; Camilla Green; Dr. William Rupp, dean of the APSU College of Business; and Derek van der Merwe, APSU vice president for Advancement, Communications and Strategic Initiatives. (Bill Persinger/APSU)

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Hilltop Supermarket’s “Karing for Kenai” Spring Festival a huge success

 

Hilltop SupermarketClarksville, TN – On Saturday, May 9th, Hilltop Supermarket held a Spring Festival event, “Karing for Kenai”. The event was a fundraiser for Kenai Payes Langley who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

Kenai is a beautiful 13 year-old-young lady who lives in Clarksville, TN, with her mother and older sister, Hailey. Kenai is battling Stage 3 Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma Cancer. She has 8 tumors in the surrounding areas of her reproductive system.

Kenai Langley and her family at the "Karing for Kenai" event at Hilltop Supermarket.

Kenai Langley and her family at the “Karing for Kenai” event at Hilltop Supermarket.

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Clarksville’s Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery event raises $3,000 for Susan G. Komen Foundation

 

Clarksville's Tilted KiltClarksville, TN – Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery, with support from the Nashville and Clarksville Chive Chapters, recently held a fundraiser resulting in a $3,000 donation to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

The “Nashville Chive Unofficial Meetup, Part Duex”, presented by Budweiser of Clarksville, was held at Tilted Kilt on September 27th and included a silent auction, limited edition tshirt sales, drink and menu specials and more with proceeds going to Susan G. Komen.

Clarksville's Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery donates $3,000 to Susan G. Komen Foundation.

Clarksville’s Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery donates $3,000 to Susan G. Komen Foundation.

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Red Cross Helps Arkansas Tornado Survivors With Shelter, Food and Relief Supplies

 

As severe weather threat continues, people should prepare and use free app alerts

American Red CrossNashville, 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»

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Clarksville’s AseraCare Supports Montgomery County Relay For Life

 

A Testament of Its Mission of Compassion and Care

AseraCare HospiceClarksville, 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.

Pictured left to right. Henry Moore, JR , Brenda Hackett, Jerri Rule, Yvette Gillespie, Jackline Tabe-Ayuk, Stacy Knight, Larci Byrd, Kathy Pine

Pictured left to right. Henry Moore, JR , Brenda Hackett, Jerri Rule, Yvette Gillespie, Jackline Tabe-Ayuk, Stacy Knight, Larci Byrd, Kathy Pine

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Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church donates van to Leap Organization

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, 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.

Leap Organization receives donated van from Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

Leap Organization receives donated van from Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

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