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Rally around New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Clarksville

 

Written by Joe Pitts
Tennessee State Representative – District 67

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – A cross burning outside the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 1300 Rossview Road is a tragedy of unspeakable proportions. Our community is better than that.

We are calling on the community to rally around this church on Thursday, July 31st, 7:00pm at the church. A few songs and a prayer for unity and forgiveness will be offered at the event. The event will end promptly at 7:30pm.

“Please share this news with your neighbors and fellow church members. Let us stand up as a community and say we will not tolerate this kind of hate,” said Joe Pitts. «Read the rest of this article»

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Silent Witness Project recognized in Tennessee House Resolution

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOMontgomery County, TN – Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts presented a House Joint Resolution Monday recognizing the Silent Witness Project to Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy Peggy Macias and Sheriff John Fuson.

The Silent Witness Project started in Minnesota in 1990, and Macias worked hard to help bring the project here to Montgomery County.

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts presents a House Joint Resolution recognizing the Silent Witness Project to Montgomery County Sheriff's Deputy Peggy Macias and Sheriff John Fuson.

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts presents a House Joint Resolution recognizing the Silent Witness Project to Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy Peggy Macias and Sheriff John Fuson.

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Tennessee Housing Development Agency’s “Keep My Tennessee Home” program to end August 31st

 

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Since January 11th, Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) has helped more than 7,000 families avoid foreclosure through our Keep My Tennessee Home program, funded by the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Hardest Hit Fund.

We are proud that our program has enabled Tennessee to be among the most aggressive states in putting these funds to work on behalf of eligible households. I want to let you know that the funds awarded to Tennessee have been almost fully committed.

We are closing the program August 31st but for cases eligible under a separate, related fund provided by the National Mortgage Settlement.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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Clarksville Association of Realtors to hold 2014 Political Candidate Forum this Tuesday, July 22nd

 

Election 2014Clarksville, TN – On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014, the Clarksville Association of Realtors and the Clarksville Home Builders Association will be hosting a Political Candidate Forum featuring candidates running in the August 2014 State Primary and County General Election.

The Political Candidate Forum will take place at the Montgomery County Civic Hall located at 350 Pageant Lane, Suite 201, beginning at 8:15am. «Read the rest of this article»

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Youth earn cash prizes with Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Summer Youth Program and Money Management

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Maria Jimenez, local accountant and creator of the “FUN Accounting for Preschoolers” program, issued a challenge to the children of the Summer Youth Program.

Participants in the Clarksville Parks and Recreation program were given the opportunity to develop a business plan for a fictional business or profession of their choosing.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation's Summer Youth Program participants won cash prizes for developing the best fictional business plan.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Summer Youth Program participants won cash prizes for developing the best fictional business plan.

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The Liberty Park Grill opens to the public today

 

Ribbon Cutting and VIP Sneak Preview held at Liberty Park Grill on Saturday

Liberty Park GrillClarksville, TN – The Liberty Park Grill opens today at 11:00am. The new restaurant serving Liberty Park held a official ribbon-cutting with the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce on Saturday in conjunction with a VIP preview of the new restaurant.

Restaurant manager Robert Bowlby took a few minutes to speak with Clarksville Online before the ceremony. “We’re so proud to be here! Clarksville is such a wonderful place, it’s a wonderful community,” he said.

“My family and I are just now getting to know the area but we like what we seen so far. It has a lot of history, a lot of unique things to do like the free movies in the park, the Downtown Farmers Market, the Roxy Regional Theatre. All very unique and exciting venues for us to discover as a family.”

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan cuts the ribbon for the Liberty Park Grill

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan cuts the ribbon for the Liberty Park Grill

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces New Board

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 Chamber Board of Directors.

The Chamber elects new leadership each fiscal year, with the fiscal year running from July 1st, 2014 to June 30th, 2015.

Chamber Chairman, Jeff Truitt.

Chamber Chairman, Jeff Truitt.

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Aspire Clarksville Foundation annouces $4 Million Campaign Achievement

 

Aspire Clarksville FoundationClarksville, TN – On Monday evening, Dr. Mark Green and Joe Pitts announced that the Aspire Clarksville Foundation had garnered nearly $4 million in pledges, surpassing the current goal, and previous campaigns, by a wide margin.

Aspire Clarksville, an economic development foundation to benefit Clarksville-Montgomery County, Tennessee, officially announced in February that the goal for the entire Aspire V “Focus On The Future” Campaign was $3.8 million.

Aspire Clarksville Foundation raises nearly $4 million in pledges.

Aspire Clarksville Foundation raises nearly $4 million in pledges.

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Manna Café to host “Grits N Gravy” Fundraiser June 19th

 

Manna Café MinistriesClarksville, TN – Manna Café Ministries is holding “Grits and Gravy,” a fundraiser breakfast sponsored by Align MD and Riverview Inn, on June 19th from 7:00am to 9:00am at Riverview Inn (50 College Street).

Guest speakers will include Tennessee State Senator Mark Green and State Representative Joe Pitts. «Read the rest of this article»

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Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 396 holds annual Memorial Day Candle Light Vigil

 

Clarksville, TN – It is a solemn occasion when a nation gathers together to honor its soldiers, those who lived to come home, but even more importantly those who did not. The body of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Lawrence Woods was buried in Arlington National Cemetery on March 21st of this year. There are 27 remaining missing POW/MIA’s from the State of Tennessee. Each one was honored in a ceremony held in front of the William O. Beach Civic Center at Veterans Plaza in Clarksville Tennessee on Sunday evening.

The Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 396 holds this Memorial Day Vigil each year to remember the men and women who were left behind in Vietnam when American forces left that country in 1975.

State Senator Mark Green delivering the keynote address at the 2014 Vietnam Veterans of America Candle Light VigilState Senator Mark Green delivering the keynote address

State Senator Mark Green delivering the keynote address at the 2014 Vietnam Veterans of America Candle Light Vigil

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