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Clarksville Association of Realtors Raises $84,000 For Urban Ministry’s SafeHouse

 

Clarksville Association of REALTORSClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Association of Realtors’ Young Professionals Network (CAR YPN) raised over $84,000 for Urban Ministry’s SafeHouse from their fourth annual Handbags For Hope event held at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on Saturday, August 12th, 2017. The check was presented to Martita Alvarez, Program Director for Urban Ministry’s SafeHouse.

Handbags For Hope featured over 400 handbags in a silent and live auction. The live auction featured themed bags with special items inside, some being auctioned for as much as $6,500.

Clarksville Association of Realtors’ Young Professionals Network presenting the check to Martita Alvarez.

Clarksville Association of Realtors’ Young Professionals Network presenting the check to Martita Alvarez.

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Clarksville Association of Realtors annual Handbags for Hope tickets on sale now

 

Clarksville Association of REALTORSClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Association of Realtors (CAR) will host the fourth annual Handbags For Hope at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on Saturday, August 12th, 2017.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Urban Ministry’s SafeHouse for Women and the CAR Young Professionals Network Mike Groves Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Handbags For Hope will feature over 200 handbags, wallets, and tote bags for women and men in a silent and live auction. The live auction will feature special “themed” bags with hundreds of dollars worth of special items inside.

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Kenwood High School’s JROTC Cadets Focus on Domestic Violence Awareness

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSClarksville, TN – When school started in August 2016, Kenwood High School’s JROTC cadets began their learning project which focused on Domestic Violence Awareness Advocacy.

(From left to Right) Montgomery County Sheriff Deputy Peggy Macias, SafeHouse representative Diane Herndon, JROTC Cadet Lt. Col. Kelsey Thornton (Battalion Commander), JROTC Cadet Major Aaron Rice (Executive Officer) and JROTC instructor Edward Coleman (CW3 Retired).

(From left to Right) Montgomery County Sheriff Deputy Peggy Macias, SafeHouse representative Diane Herndon, JROTC Cadet Lt. Col. Kelsey Thornton (Battalion Commander), JROTC Cadet Major Aaron Rice (Executive Officer) and JROTC instructor Edward Coleman (CW3 Retired).

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Clarksville Association of Realtors’ Handbags for Hope Raises $131,000 Over Three Years For SafeHouse

 

Clarksville Association of REALTORSClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Association of Realtors Young Professionals Network  (CAR YPN) hosted their third annual Handbags For Hope event on August 20th at Old Glory Distilling Company.

The proceeds from the event benefited Urban Ministry’s SafeHouse for Women, as well as the CAR YPN Mike Groves Memorial Fund.

Live-Auction Purses being auctioned (Barlow Girls Photography)

Live-Auction Purses being auctioned (Barlow Girls Photography)

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Clarksville Association of Realtors 3rd Annual Handbags For Hope set for August 20th

 

Clarksville Association of REALTORSClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Association of Realtors (CAR) will host the third annual Handbags For Hope at Old Glory Distilling Company on Saturday, August 20th.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Urban Ministry’s SafeHouse for Women and the CAR Young Professionals Network Mike Groves Memorial Fund.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Daymar Institute to host Domestic Violence Awareness event tomorrow

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOMontgomery County, TN – Organizers hope an event tomorrow will help raise awareness of domestic violence and local victims.

Deputy Peggy Macias said the “Remember My Name” event was first brought to Montgomery County in October 2013, during Domestic Violence Awareness month, to Kenwood High School in memory of assistant principal Pam Cooper, who was killed by her ex-husband.

Remember My Name

Remember My Name

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Montgomery County Safehouse Receives Donation of Winter Clothes

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOMontgomery County, TN – Safehouse director, Christy Bussell, accepts a generous donation of women and children winter clothing from Clarksville City Councilwoman Kaye Jones.

Safehouse is the local shelter for women and children needing safe refuge.

To support the mission of the Safehouse, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office collects and recycles cell phones with all proceeds going to Safehouse.

(L to R) City Councilwoman Kaye Jones, Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson and Safehouse director, Christy Bussell.

(L to R) City Councilwoman Kaye Jones, Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson and Safehouse director, Christy Bussell.

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Austin Peay State University Women’s and Gender Studies program presents “The Vagina Monologues” March 27th and 28th

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – This month, the Austin Peay State University Women’s and Gender Studies Program, the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance and V-Day are celebrating 11 years of producing Eve Ensler’s award-winning play, “The Vagina Monologues.”

The show will be performed at 7:00pm on March 27th and 28th in Clement Auditorium. Tickets are $5.00. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Women’s and Gender Studies Program to celebrate 10 years of producing Ensler’s play

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Women’s and Gender Studies Program will celebrate 10 years of producing Eve Ensler’s award-winning play, “The Vagina Monologues” next week.

The show, also sponsored by the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance at APSU and the V-Day national effort, will be performed at 7:00pm, March 30th and 31st in Clement Auditorium. Tickets are $5.00 each. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU hosts production of “The Vagina Monologues”

 

vday-logoAustin Peay State University Women’s Studies Program and the student organization Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance present a production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” in commemoration of V-Day.  The cost of admission is $5 and all proceeds will be donated to the Sexual Assault Center, Legal Aid of Middle Tennessee, Magdalene House and Safehouse.

The production will take place at 7 p.m., March 3-4 in the Clement Auditorium on the campus of APSU.

In addition, APSU’s Clothesline and Handprint Projects V-Day is a global movement to end violence against women and girls that raises funds and awareness through benefit productions of playwright Eve Ensler’s award-winning play, “The Vagina Monologues,” and other artistic works. In 2008, volunteer activists in the U.S. and around the world produced more than 4,000 V-Day events. «Read the rest of this article»

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