Topic: Loaves and Fishes
Clarksville, TN – “My Favorite Things” is the title of this season’s holiday concert put together by David Steinquest at. The performance is Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 7:30pm in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall.
The band is comprised of some of Steinquest’s favorite musicians. Paul Carrol Binkley is the guitarist and foundation of the band’s sound. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.
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Clarksville, TN – Here are a few things that David Steinquest, Austin Peay State University professor of music, enjoys: the holidays, the APSU Percussion Ensemble, music by James Taylor and Dave Barnes and relaxed gatherings with friends.
At 7:30pm on December 7th, he’s bringing all these elements together for a special holiday concert, “My Favorite Things,” at the APSU Music/Mass Communication Building’s Mabry Concert Hall. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Perched on a hay bale, Clarksville’s very own Pumpkin Lady supervised an assembly line of workers ranging in age from 6 to 60 as they unloaded and carefully placed the first shipment of 617 pumpkins at St. Bethlehem United Methodist Church (UMC) on September 30th.
For Kitty Seay, each one of these pumpkins is precious cargo, because each one of them holds the power to change lives.
“Bowl-a-Thon” for Empty Bowls to be hosted by Hands on Clarksville, Professor Ken Shipley and APSU Ceramics Department October 6th, 2012
Clarksville, TN – Hands on Clarksville invites the community to the second annual Empty Bowls “bowl-a-thon” hosted by Ken Shipley, Associate Professor Peay State University on Saturday, October 6th from 4:00pm to 8:00pm in the Trahern building located on campus.
The purpose of the “Bowl-a-Thon” is to produce a bowls for the “Empty Bowls” project. “Empty Bowls” is an annual joint fundraiser to raise money for Loaves and Fishes and Urban Ministries Grace Assistance Food Pantry and to raise awareness about hunger issues in our community. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – January 21st, 2012, the LEAP Youth Interns volunteered to support Loaves and Fishes in serving the hungry. Loaves and Fishes serves between 150-200 meals daily to the hungry six days a week and distributes food to area agencies through volunteer efforts.
Loaves and Fishes served 45,864 meals in 2011 on site. They also have a Food Distribution Center that distributed approximately 137,000 lbs. of food to 18 other agencies helping the needy.
Clarksville, TN – On January 14th, 2012 the Emmanuel Family Life Center opens its kitchen for youth enrolled in the LEAP Intern Program to prepare a meal to feed the homeless. Mentor, Renita Garrett recognized an opportunity to use her skill in cooking to not only teach youth monthly how to prepare various meals, but also feed those in need.
Renita took the initiative to reach out to Loaves and Fishes to coordinate partnering with them to distribute the beef stew that the youth prepared.
Clarksville, TN – The little match girl, the protagonist of Hans Christian Anderson’s 1845 story of the same name, is a poor child who, on a cold winter evening, tries to sell matches to help feed her family.
As the night progresses, no one pays attention to the girl, and she’s forced to light one match after another to keep warm. She eventually runs out, and the story ends with the death of the poor little match girl. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – “If I have to describe in one word what’s going to be going on with this concert,” Dr. David Steinquest said, leaning forward and rubbing his hands, “it would be ‘magic.’”
He lifted his eyebrows as he spoke, as if the word itself contained supernatural properties. It’s the type of showmanship one comes to expect from theprofessor of music, especially at this time of year.
Every October for the last 26 years, Steinquest has hosted the APSU Percussion Ensemble’s Halloween Concert – an enormously popular performance that blends music with the mayhem of the season. This year’s concert will consist of two performances at 6:00pm and 8:00pm on October 28th in the APSU Music/Mass Communication Concert Hall.
Clarksville, TN – Hands on Clarksville invited the community to the second annual Empty Bowls “Bowl-a-thon” hosted by Ken Shipley, Associate Professoron Saturday, October 8th from 5:00pm to 9:00pm in the Trahern building located on campus.
The LEAP Organization answered the invitation by sending board members, mentors, and mentees to help create the ceramic clay bowls. “This is really cool, I never thought I would get into playing with clay, but this is actually fun” commented Keynan Puckett, one of the LEAP mentees who also brought his family to join in this community service outreach event.
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