Topic: Mark Tummons
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday the City of Clarksville’s Department of Parks and Recreation held their 35th Annual Queen City Road Race on the campus of , late yesterday they released the results of the races.
It was a rainy, cold, miserable of a day for running but that didn’t stop the 1,650 Racers who turned out to challenge themselves by running in the race.
“It’s absolutely awesome. It’s amazing to me that 1,650 people would come out and brave the elements and participate want to run and walk and just get out be physically active! There’s a lot of smiling faces and it’s been a wonderful day, even despite the rain,” saidDirector Mark Tummons, as we stood together at the finish line.«Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Cumberland River has crested at Clarksville at 47.65ft at 10:30pm on April 28th 2012. This is the 10 highest flood on record passing the 47.40 ft record set February 17th 2003. At 46 feet, the left bank of the Cumberland River overflows and flooding officially begins in Clarksville. For comparison purposes the May 2010 floods crested at 62.58 ft.
McGregor Park is closed with most of the walkways and all of the Plaza’s underwater.maintenance employees had already removed their equipment from their storerooms beneath the River Center the previous day as a precaution. Early this morning workers were on hand monitoring the river levels and attempting to keep the flood debris from settling in the stairwells
City of Clarksville Accepts Automated External Defibrillator from the Clarksville Firefighters Association for Heritage Park
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Firefighters Association yesterday donated a $1,500 Cardiac Science Powerheart G3 Plus Automated External Defibrillator (AED), along with a special alarm equipped enclosure to the City of Clarksville’s Department of Parks & Recreation for installation in Heritage Park. Mayor Kim McMillian, Clarksville Parks and Recreation Director Mark Tummons, and Deputy Director Kevin Cowling accepted the device from the Clarksville Association of Firefighters president David Kirkland and Treasurer Donnie Kazee; on behalf of the city .
This particular AED was chosen by the Clarksville Firefighters Association, because it accepts special pediatric defibrillation pads which cause the device to deliver a safer reduced charge when used on children up to 8 years old or up to 55 pounds body weight; a Long-Life lithium battery with a 4-year replacement guarantee, and a 7 Year Warranty on the device.«Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The held its second-annual Clarksville Sports Festival on Saturday, March 17th, at the Foy Fitness Center on the campus of . The day-long festival was a celebration of sports and athletics in Clarksville and Montgomery County and featured not only clinics, sports demonstrations and interactive areas, but also seminars and even an exposition area where over 20 of Clarksville and Montgomery County’s athletic and outdoor clubs, businesses and organizations provided information to the community.
Clarksville, TN – Ladies in antebellum gowns featuring hoop skirts, frills and ruffles danced with gentlemen dressed in blue and gray uniforms. Sounds of the hammered dulcimer, fiddles and guitar accompanied the authentic dances of the Civil War era as the band, Red River Breeze played lilting reels and other music of the times.
Sponsored by the Friends of Fort Defiance, the annual Civil War Ball was held at the Emmanuel Center, 303 Fairview Lane, in Clarksville from 6:00pm to 10:00pm Saturday, January 14th. It was sponsored in part by the Clarksville Montgomery County Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee.
Clarksville, TN – Wednesday, November 16th, the Clarksville Civil War Roundtable, presented a check in the amount of $800.00, to the City of Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department at their monthly meeting.
The money will be used to purchase a picnic table to be placed along the path below the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center.
Clarksville, TN – The Raymond C. Hand Pass pedestrian bridge, located at the left side of the Pollard Road Trailhead of the Clarksville Greenway is scheduled to reopen to the public Saturday, November 5th.
The City of Clarksville temporarily closed the pedestrian bridge back in March of this year after slope failures occurred at both ends of the bridge. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Kaye Jones, Councilwoman ward 11, is having a Town Hall meeting tonight, June 6th at 6:30pm.
Please note , the time has been moved back to 6:30pm to allow for work schedules. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department opened a portion of Liberty just in time for the Memorial Day Weekend. The brand new, four-lane boat ramp and two boat docks is open through Monday, May 30th, from 7:00am to 8:00pm, as well on Saturday’s and Sunday’s going forward.
There are approximately 40 parking spots will be available for vehicles and boat trailers. Patrons will not be allowed to park on the surrounding grass areas. Clarksville Police officers will be on site to assist with traffic control, parking and boating safety.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department will open a portion of Liberty Park for Memorial Day Weekend. The brand new, four-lane boat ramp and two boat docks will be open Saturday, May 28th, through Monday, May 30th, from 7:00am to 8:00pm, as well as every following Saturday and Sunday.
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