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American Red Cross blood drives planned in remembrance of September 11th

 

Red Cross partnership with 9/11 Day encourages people to give blood to honor those lost on 9/11

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross is partnering with 9/11 Day to offer individuals a chance to help others and commemorate the events of September 11th by giving blood or platelets or volunteering their time with the Red Cross.

9/11 Day was launched in 2002 as an annual day of service to honor the victims and heroes of September 11th.

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Soldiers give blood in support of the local Red Cross. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Soldiers give blood in support of the local Red Cross. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

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Pillars of Hope Project celebrates the spirit of service and unity through Community Art

 

Clarksville, TN – The first exhibit of “Celebrating the Spirit of Service and Unity: Pillars of Hope“, a public art project that celebrates the spirit of service and unity following September 11th will be held at various  locations through June 10th.

“The Pillars of Hope” began in 2012 as a creative effort to inspire the tradition of charitable service on 9/11— It is a positive way for community members to connect and pay tribute to the 9/11 victims- honor those who rose in service in response to the attacks and remind all of us of the importance of working more closely together in peace to improve our community and the world.

Pillars of Hope Project

Pillars of Hope Project

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Volunteer Clarksville & Clarksville Sunset Rotary invites community out to paint a commemorative tile for the Pillars of Hope Memorial Art Project

 
The Pillars of Hope is a commemorative piece of public art to honor and remember those who serve.

The Pillars of Hope is a commemorative piece of public art to honor and remember those who serve.

Hands On ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Pillars of Hope is a commemorative piece of public art to honor and remember those who serve. The project began in 2012, a collaborative project of Volunteer Clarksville and Hand on Nashville with support from the Corporation for National and Community Service, and part of the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance initiative.

The effort was first established to inspire the tradition of engaging in charitable service on 9/11 as an annual and forward-looking tribute to the 9/11 victims, survivors, and those who rose up in service in response to the attacks.

“The Pillars of Hope” memorial art project is meant to help people of all ages express their reactions to the September 11th event and to celebrate the spirit of service and unity. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Volunteer Clarksville, Hands on Nashville to Honor 9-11 Heroes with Service

 

Hands On ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – For the third consecutive year, Volunteer Clarksville, now a program of the United Way of Clarksville, will commemorate the anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks by providing more than 800 volunteer opportunities through the annual Serve to Remember event.

Volunteers are needed to take part in Serve to Remember’s more than 25 community-enhancing projects, including maintenance work to the Warrior Garden at the Fort Campbell U.S. Army installation, the painting of remembrance tiles by youth and seniors, a ‘pajama drive’ benefitting the Safe House Domestic Violence Shelter, a number of cleanup projects at area parks and nonprofits and more. «Read the rest of this article»

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Hands on Clarkville’s “911 Serve to Remember: Days of Service” September 1st-11th

 

Hands On ClarksvilleClarksville, TN– Clarksville is proud to be a part of the Corporation for National and Community Service 2012 September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance.  There is no day in history that has the same power to unite us in service like 9/11.

Be a part of this remarkable initiative to honor 9/11 victims, survivors and those who rose up in service in response the attacks by volunteering in your community. Volunteers and volunteer leaders are needed to help with various local service activities.

Hands on Clarksville’s  “9/11 Serve to Remember: Days of Service” challenges citizens of all ages and walks of life to join us from September 1st-11th, 2012 as our community once again honors the memory and expresses our appreciation to those who serve, with our service. «Read the rest of this article»

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Hands on Clarksville Awarded National September 11th Day of Service Grant to continue Serve to Remember Program

 

Success of first-year effort receives National Recognition

Hands On ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) announced today that Hands On Nashville’s Hands On Clarksville program has been awarded a $25,000 September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance 10th Anniversary Challenge grant. With these funds, Hands On Clarksville’s 9/11 program, called Serve to Remember, will be supported through 2014.

Hands On Clarksville’s service effort was selected because it connected 890 volunteers with diverse community-enhancing projects between September 1st and 11th, 2011. That’s 48 percent more volunteers than organizers initially anticipated. «Read the rest of this article»

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Americans Remember September 11th By Serving

 

Hundreds of Thousands Volunteer in All 50 States on September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance

Corporation for National and Community ServiceWashington, D.C. – On the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks, hundreds of thousands of Americans will participate in service and remembrance activities to pay tribute to 9/11 victims and heroes and rekindle the spirit of unity and compassion that followed the attacks.

Projects marking the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance will take place in all 50 states, ranging from food drives and school beautification to disaster preparation and neighborhood cleanups, with many focused on supporting veterans, soldiers, military families, and first responders. «Read the rest of this article»

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