Topic: Hilldale Baptist Church
Event Brings 1,112; Generates $131,772 in Visitor Spending
Clarksville, TN – More than 1,100 athletes, coaches, and spectators visited Clarksville on Saturday, October 8th for the Class A and AA Boys and Girls Cross Country State Championships.
Packing tents, coolers and plenty of water, family members cheered runners along the two-mile course at the Hilldale Baptist Church Family Life Center.
In fact, I knew that it would not be easy long before I ever married the first time at the age of 21, because growing up I had been a stepchild. My step-dad adopted me, and he is a great dad, but it still made for the same dynamics of a blended family. No matter the legal status of your family, when families form later in the game, there is much to learn and overcome!
I met my bachelor child-free husband in 2006. I had been divorced for a year; my boys were 3 and 6 years old. In 2010, we married, officially creating a blended family. My oldest read 1 Corinthians and our youngest prayed for us at our ceremony. It seemed quite unique among our friends, but these days, about a third of all marriages create a blended family.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Transit System will provide free transportation throughout the city on December 24th, 2013. This includes rides to the Annual Warm Souls Christmas event hosted by Radical Mission Compassionate Ministries.
“CTS is always looking for ways to make things a little easier for people in Clarksville. Offering free bus transportation on Christmas Eve is another way to do that and I appreciate their efforts as always,” said Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan.
American Cancer Society Relay For Life Kickoff Rally on October 21st at Hilldale Baptist Family Life Center
Clarksville, TN – On October 21st, the American Cancer Society Relay For Life® campaign of Montgomery County will officially get underway as event volunteers and participants gather at the Hilldale Baptist Family Life Center for a kickoff rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the year.
In addition to a delicious meal and fellowship with some of Clarksville’s finest volunteers, the rally will feature speakers from the community who have benefitted from funds raised at Relay, will honor cancer survivors, recognize this past year’s participating teams and their contributions toward this effort and during which this year’s campaign theme will be unveiled.
Clarksville, TN – Hundreds filled the grounds of the Hilldale Baptist Family Life Center Athletic Field in support of a celebration of life; in the collective fight for more birthdays, and that of hope for a cure and in a massive show of courage and support of the numerous cancer patients and survivors in Clarksville-Montgomery County.
Held on Saturday, May 17th, cancer survivors, family members, friends, caretakers and supporters braved the unseasonably cool evening weather gathering for what has become a tradition in Clarksville.
Family-friendly Activities for All Ages
Clarksville, TN – In the midst of global change and economic recovery, on the home front families continue to be affected by cancer, touching lives in communities across the country. An equal opportunity disease, various forms of cancer affect both the young and old, people of all ethnicities, on all socio-economic levels.
These realities make the dollars donated and volunteer hours devoted to the American Cancer Society—a part of Clarksville for many years—critically important. Local volunteers are a huge part of a nationwide effort to save lives from cancer, but additional people are needed for the progress to continue.
Celebrating More Birthdays, Strength & Courage, Prelude to Main Event
Clarkville, TN – At 6:00pm on Tuesday, May 6th, local cancer survivors will be recognized for their courage and tenacity, with caregivers, volunteers, supporters and friends who will gather at the Hilldale Baptist Church Family Life Center for the Relay For Life 3rd Annual Survivors Supper.
Introduced and organized by Bill and Joan Farmer, this year’s dinner is anticipated to be another with record attendance. The Farmers are long-time supporters of Relay For Life in Montgomery County and have the support of a capable committee to help reach cancer survivors in Clarksville/Montgomery County that include Paula and Marty Williams, Tracy Davison, Glen and Debbie Shearon, Pauline Bagwell and Ben Carroll. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Kathleen Evans
American Cancer Society
Clarksville, TN – On April 5th, more than 200 runners, walkers and community supporters braved the chill of early spring for the 4th Annual Breast Cancer 5k at Austin Peay State University.
With proceeds earmarked for breast cancer treatment and research, the Montgomery County Relay For Life is very fortunate for the continued support of Austin Peay State University and for the community for participation in the Breast Cancer 5k since the Relay For Life effort supports the battle against all forms of cancer.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Transit System (CTS) will provide free transportation throughout the city on December 24th, 2013.
This includes rides to the Annual Warm Souls Christmas event hosted by Radical Mission Compassionate Ministries.
Family-friendly Activities for All Ages
Clarksville, TN – Just as the effects of a challenging economy are felt by families in every community, cancer, too, has a far-reaching impact.
No matter how the stock market is performing or what the current unemployment rate may be, there are still many people battling a cancer diagnosis and many others who are lending support alongside loved ones every day.
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