Topic: Independence Day
Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Youth Program will begin June 3rd with the opening of program sites and will end July 12th. This year’s theme is “It’s a Jungle Out There!”
The Summer Youth Program is a six-week day camp-type program that is offered each summer to youths, ages 6-16. Gyms at various locations are staffed with directors and assistants, who will help with playtime activities and provide free, instructional classes such as gymnastics and karate.
Nashville, TN - With less than a month until the start of the regular season, theare excited to announce their 2013 promotional calendar, which includes numerous fireworks extravaganzas, four bobblehead giveaways, BURGER KING Throwback Thursdays, six Trevecca Nazarene University FAITH NIGHTS® concerts, the addition of Military Sundays, and much more!
Single-game tickets for the 2013 Sounds regular season go on sale at 9:00am on Monday, March 11 via the team’s online purchase system at www.nashvillesounds.com, over the phone at 615.690.HITS (4487), or in person at the Greer Stadium box office at 534 Chestnut Street.
Nashville, TN – On October 24th, Kangaroo Express presented a check for $75,198 to the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of Tennessee Auxiliary Soldier/Airman Relief Fund, Inc., providing financial assistance to Tennessee National Guard families who might be in need.
The money was raised as part of the company’s “Salute Our Troops” fundraising campaign that ran from Independence Day through Labor Day of this year, collecting donations from its customers across 13 states.
Fort Campbell, KY – The 4th of July festivities concluded with the Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Welcome Home Concert and Fireworks Show. The event expresses the communities gratitude for the sacrifices that the soldiers and their families at Fort Campbell makes for our country.
The day opened with an invocation, followed by a short speech by 101st Airborne Division Commander Maj. Gen. John F. Campbell in which he dedicated the day to those both here at home, and in off in far flung war zones who are serving our country.
Memphis, TN – The Nashville Sounds beat the division-rival Memphis Redbirds, 6-4, on Independence Day at AutoZone Park in the opener of a five-game series.
Shortstop Edwin Maysonet went 3-for-4 with a double, RBI, and run scored while Corey Patterson went yard for the second straight game.
Nashville starter Tyler Thornburg (1-0) picked up a victory in his Triple-A debut. The 23-year-old gave up two runs on five hits while striking out six with 66 pitches (49 strikes) in five innings of work.
Clarksville, TN – There are a lot of great stories about Independence Day. But one of my favorites involves a high school student from Lancaster, Ohio and the interesting agreement he made with his teacher.
Back in 1958, as Hawaii was coming into the Union, more than 1,000 people sent President Eisenhower their ideas for both a 49 and a 50-starred U.S. flag. A number of those designs came from high-school teacher Stanley Pratt’s students.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds snapped a four-game winning streak by falling to the division-rival Iowa Cubs, 3-2, in the finale of a four-game set at Greer Stadium.
It was a pretty good crowd for a Tuesday, as 7,881 fans took in the loss then watched the Sounds’ Independence Day fireworks spectacular following the on-field action.
With the loss, the Sounds (36-40) took three of four from the Cubs in the series. Nashville was held to five hits on the evening and went 2-for-11 with runners in scoring position.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is reminding everyone that the City of Clarksville offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th, 2012 in observance of Independence Day.
“I’m very excited to help Clarksville kick off the Independence Day holiday at tonight’s festivities at McGregor Park. I wish everyone a very safe and fun holiday,” the Mayor said.
City offices will re-open on Thursday, July 5th, 2012 for regularly scheduled hours.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government Offices will be closed Wednesday, July 4th in observance of the holiday. Public Safety personnel will report as scheduled.
County Offices will be back open on Thursday, July 5th, 2012.
Cumberland City, TN – On Saturday, Cumberland City held a their annual Lighting Up the Cumberland event which serves as the official 4th of July celebration for Stewart and Houston Counties. Lighting up the Cumberland draws 10,000 to 15,000 people to the small Stewart County town each year. The event has a festival feel with arts and craft vendors and food merchants lining both of the main roads through this small Middle Tennessee city.
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