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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan’s statement on the November 6th Election

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan released this statement about Tuesday’s mayoral election:

“I offer my congratulations to Mayor-Elect Joe Pitts and wish him the very best in leading our great city and representing the incredible people who call Clarksville home.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Project Yesu to hold Annual Orphan Luncheon Fundraiser November 18th

 

Project Yesu

Project YesuClarksville, TN – Project Yesu, a Clarksville nonprofit which supports orphaned and vulnerable children in Uganda, is holding their annual Orphan Luncheon fundraiser on Sunday, November 18th, 2018 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm at the Belle Hollow.

The theme of this year’s luncheon is “Celebrations & Stories,” where organizers will share memories of where they’ve been, and where they plan on going in the future.

7th annual Project Yesu Orphan Luncheon to be held Sunday, November 18th.

7th annual Project Yesu Orphan Luncheon to be held Sunday, November 18th.

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Clarksville Association of Realtors® announces Local Candidate Endorsements

 

Clarksville Association of Realtors®

Clarksville Association of REALTORSClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Association of Realtors® is releasing endorsements for local candidates.

After recently hosting a political debate and individual candidate conversations, the Clarksville Association of Realtors® (CAR) is endorsing the following candidates for the upcoming November 6th, 2018 State and General election.

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League Of Voter Empowerment releases Endorsements for General Election

 

League Of Voter Empowerment

Election 2018Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County “League Of Voter Empowerment” (L.O.V.E.), a voters club comprised of local residents who meet monthly to discuss politics and the current state of governmental affairs, has announced its endorsements for the November 6th, 2018 Federal, State and City General Election.

We believe the following group of candidates hold true to our mission statement of “having the best interest of their constituents in mind” and will best represent the people of our nation; state, city and county in the true democracy manner in which this country was built on.

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Montgomery County Voters Urged to Dedicate Their Vote with Honor Vote

 

Written by Joe Pitts
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Tennesseans from Montgomery County will head to the polls on November 6th, 2018 with an updated way to proudly honor someone who is serving or has served our country.

The Honor Vote program allows registered Tennessee voters to dedicate their vote to a U.S. veteran or active duty military member, both online and with a commemorative button, to thank them for protecting our country.

Once enrolled, dedications are posted on the official Honor Vote List as well as the Honor Vote Twitter account @tnhonorvote. Voters can also share their dedication on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using #GoVoteTN.

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Clarksville Ceremony to mark unveiling of Pastor Jimmy Terry, Sr. Memorial Highway

 

Written by Joe Pitts
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, July 19th, 2018 at 10:00am  a ceremony will be held to officially designate the naming of a portion of Hwy 41A North, also known as Providence Boulevard, as the Pastor Jimmy Terry, Sr. Memorial Highway at First Baptist Church in Clarksville. 

A presentation of the signage marking the designation will be made to Sister Servella Terry, widow of the late Pastor Jimmy Terry, and she will also make remarks at the event.

The Montgomery County delegation of the Tennessee General Assembly sought passage of the bill to honor the life, legacy and memory of Pastor Terry after his passing in June 2017. 

A portion of Hwy 41A North, known as Providence Boulevard, will be renamed to the Pastor Jimmy Terry, Sr. Memorial Highway.

A portion of Hwy 41A North, known as Providence Boulevard, will be renamed to the Pastor Jimmy Terry, Sr. Memorial Highway.

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces Jay Albertia as new Board Chairman

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Jay Albertia, President and CEO of Progressive Directions, Inc., will assume the role as Board Chairman for the 2018-2019 term.

“Jay is an excellent choice as the next Board Chairman for the Chamber and we are looking forward to being under his leadership this year,” said Chamber Executive Director Melinda Shepard.

Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman Jay Albertia.

Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman Jay Albertia.

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Academy for Academic Excellence holds 2018 Graduation and Awards Ceremony

 

Academy for Academic ExcellenceClarksville, TN – The Academy for Academic Excellence held it Class of 2018 Graduation and Awards Ceremony recently at First Baptist Church.

The evening began with a performance by the Music For Mercy Band, as friends and families of this year’s seven graduating seniors entered the venue. The band was formed after the passing of AAE’s Founder and Director Mercy Yrabedra in 2012, to honor her legacy as a musician and educator.

Academy for Academic Excellence held its 2018 commencement exercises at First Baptist Church.

Academy for Academic Excellence held its 2018 commencement exercises at First Baptist Church.

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Funding Bill for the Genesis Teen Learning Center Approved

 

Written by Joe Pitts
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Art Therapy Licensing Bill – House Bill 2150 (Rep. Joe Pitts, D-Clarksville) and Senate Bill 2127 (Senator Ed Jackson, R-Jackson) would set up a licensing procedure through the Tennessee Department of Health.  “This legislation was brought to me by a group of art therapy professionals requesting the State to set up this procedure,” Pitts said. 

Art therapy will be another tool in the toolbox to assist Tennesseans with mental illness, people with cancer, people with Dementias & Alzheimer’s, as well as active duty military, veterans, and military families. 

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts

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Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts Honored for His Twelve Years of Service in the Tennessee House of Representative

 

Written by Joe Pitts
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts was honored by House Joint Resolution 910, Thursday on the House Floor for his twelve years of service to his constituents in the 67th District and the citizens of Tennessee.  Rep. Pitts earlier this year announced that he would not run for re-election to the House.

His wife, Cynthia, joined him on the House Floor.  Rep. Pitts thanked his Lord, his wife Cynthia, and others but most of all thanked the people of the 67th House District for the opportunity to represent them for 12 years. 

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts being honored in the Tennessee House of Representatives for his twelve years of service.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts being honored in the Tennessee House of Representatives for his twelve years of service.

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