Nashville, TN – Thetoday issued a six-month progress report on its work to help people affected by Superstorm Sandy.
“In the six months since Sandy devastated homes, communities and families in New York and New Jersey, signs of progress and hope can be seen throughout the region,” said Gail McGovern, president and CEO of the Red Cross. “Recovery from this storm will be a marathon, not a sprint, but I am encouraged by the determination of the people I meet, and Red Cross will be there every day to help them thanks to the generosity of the American public.” «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency announces availability of 2013-14 Grant Dollars to assist with Stream Clean-Up
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) announces the availability of grant dollars to assist cities, schools, community organizations, civic groups, watershed organizations, and conservation groups, etc., with stream clean-up projects and planting projects during the 2013-14 fiscal year.
Five grants, at $1,000 each, are available for each of TWRA’s four regional Aquatic Habitat Protection projects (a total of $5,000 per region). «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina
Fort Campbell, KY – Members from the‘ 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.
Impact of March 1st Sequester Cuts on Middle Class Families, Jobs and Economic Security on Tennessee
Washington, D.C. – Unless Congress acts by March 1st, a series of automatic cuts—called the sequester—will take effect that threaten hundreds of thousands of middle class jobs, and cut vital services for children, seniors, people with mental illness and our men and women in uniform.
There is no question that we need to cut the deficit, but the President believes it should be done in a balanced way that protects investments that the middle class relies on. Already, the President has worked with Congress to reduce the deficit by more than $2.5 trillion, but there’s more to do. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Incorporating service learning into the college curriculum is a growing instructional tool, one that will be explored further at the next Provost Lecture Series at.
Three women – Naomi Rendina, adjunct instructor of history at APSU, Alexandra Wills, assistant director of service and civic engagement at APSU, and Lisa Kurtz, representative with Americorps VISTA – will present “Beyond the Classroom: Enriching Community Partnerships to Promote Student Success” at 3:00pm, Thursday, October 11th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. All sessions of the Provost Lecture Series are free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Board of Regents Institutions receive more than $17.1M in Federal Grants for Tennessee Job Training Programs
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Board of Regents community colleges and Tennessee Technology Centers were awarded more than $17.1 million in federal grants for job training programs in health care- and manufacturing-related fields today.
U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis announced today that TBR schools will receive funds through three different awards. A consortium of all of Tennessee’s community colleges and technology centers will receive almost $12.6 million for health care training; Chattanooga State Community College will receive more than $3 million for manufacturing job training; and Pellissippi State Community College and the TTC-Murfreesboro will take part in a $15 million Michigan-based consortium to redesign teaching and delivery programs in manufacturing. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Awards $375,000 in Highway Safety Grants to Montgomery County Agencies
Haslam Awards $18.1 Million in Highway Safety Grants total to State Agencies
332 Agencies to Receive Funds to Improve Safety on Tennessee Roadways
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and(TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer today announced more than $18.1 million to support highway safety in Tennessee.
The funds support the mission of the Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) to save lives and reduce injuries on Tennessee roadways through leadership, innovation, coordination and program support in partnership with numerous public and private organizations.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville veterinarian Dr. Ron Whitford went on the attack in a broadcast interview today responding to an email “smear” campaign that alleges he is a “dangerous vet, and could kill your dog,” and says he will spend one million dollars of his own money to sue those responsible for the unfounded attack.
Whitford says he will sue for twenty million dollars, then after paying legal fees, will use the settlement to “Spay and neuter every animal in Montgomery County.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Dr. Ron Whitford at the St. Bethlehem Animal Clinic has taken a pro-active approach to helping control the animal population in Clarksville-Montgomery County. Considered one of the best in his field, Dr. Whitford has secured grants that are available to pet owners who delay getting their pets spayed or neutered because of the cost.
“We’ve been hearing about a spay-neuter clinic here for years, and we still don’t have one, so I decided to find the grants that are out there so we can get this problem under control.” said Whitford. “Working with the Montgomery County Friends of the Shelter, we’re getting the word out to pet owners that you can afford this procedure, and you need to take responsibility for your pet and get this done.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On June 22nd, the Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development, along with Clarksville Mayor Pro Temp Geno Grubbs, were on hand when the homeowner of 50 Union Street was presented with keys to her new home.
Union Street lies within the Dog Hill Architectural District known for its late Victorian Architectural Style which consists of typical turn of century framed construction cottages. The district got its name because neighborhood canines would howl at the whistles of the nearby trains and steamboats. «Read the rest of this article»
Now playing at the Movies
Showtime information provided by Discover Clarksville.
© 2006-2010 Clarksville, TN Online is owned and operated by residents of Clarksville Tennessee.