Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department received a Four Star Award at the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association (TRPA) at this year’s state convention held in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Founded in 1952, the TRPA is a professional society of more than 1,200 individual and agency members interested in the recreation and parks movement in Tennessee. The TRPA is involved in lobbying, education and scholarships related to the field of parks and recreation. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On a snowy afternoon a few years ago, the filmmaker Bettina Renner was walking through an old, Catholic cemetery in Dresden, Germany, when she came across a headstone with the name “Edward Two Two” engraved on it. The marker further identified the man, who died in 1914, as a Sioux Indian chief.
The grave seemed so out of place in Dresden – a city nearly destroyed by massive Allied bombings during World War II – that Renner set out to learn how Edward Two Two wound up Germany. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – With Austin Peay State University football’s October 10th home opener against Eastern Illinois less than three weeks away, the Marketing and Promotions Department wants to make students, alumni and fans aware of all the events occurring at Governor Stadium in 2013.
All week, LetsGoPeay.com will dispense information on different promotions and appreciation days, beginning with game-by-game promotions.
Goal to have 55 percent of Tennesseans with certificates or degrees beyond high school by 2025
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today convened key stakeholders including members of the General Assembly and leaders from Tennessee’s four-year colleges and universities, community colleges, colleges of applied technology, chambers of commerce, the business community, and the state board of education to discuss the challenges Tennessee faces in building a strong workforce for today and in the future.
Cunningham, TN – On Saturday, July 27th, the Central Civitan Club held the 105th Annual Lone Oak Picnic from 9:00am to 3:00pm at the Central Civitan Building located on Alonzo Place in Southern Montgomery County. By 11:00am, the parking area was overflowing with cars and trucks of those in attendance.
“This morning it was threatening rain, but the sun came out and we have a beautiful day for the event,” stated Central Civitan officer Larry Pitts.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signs Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation Bill establishing need-based Grants
Legislation creates Endowment to assist Community College Students
Chattanooga, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today formally signed bill SB0194/HB0188 establishing an endowment of at least $35 million through the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) to provide need-based grants for students at the state’s two-year public community colleges.
“For us to attract and grow Tennessee jobs today and in the future, we have to do a better job of building a skilled workforce, which means removing barriers that stand in the way of Tennesseans furthering their education,” Haslam said during the ceremonial bill signing at Chattanooga State Community College. “These scholarships will help students afford college who might not otherwise be able to attend.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN - Budweiser and Tilted Kilt kicked off their 3rd annual fundraising program, “Here’s to Heroes” on May 27th. The fundraiser is designed to raise money for the Folds of Honor Foundation which seeks to provide educational scholarships to family members and dependents of fallen or injured soldiers.
For a six week period, customers are given an opportunity to purchase a $1.00 or $5.00 paper dog tag to be personally customized and displayed on the pub walls.
Clarksville, TN – The Downtown Kiwanis Club is currently hosting its 26th annual Kiwanis Rodeo and the festivities continue tonight at the Montgomery County 4-H Arena located at 1924 Rossview Road. The Rodeo opened last night to a sell out crowd. Tonight the gates open at 6:00pm and the Rodeo starts at 8:00pm. The Kiwanis Rodeo has been sanctioned by the PRCA and WPRA.
Events include calf roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing, team roping, breakaway roping, saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, and bull riding and more. There are also various contests, games, and a kids zone with inflatables.
Clarksville, TN – The Downtown Kiwanis Club is hosting its annual Kiwanis Rodeo at the Montgomery County 4-H Arena Friday, May 31st and Saturday, June 1st.
The gates open at 6:00pm and the Rodeo starts at 8:00pm both nights. This is a PRCA and WPRA sanctioned Rodeo.
Clarksville, TN – “In Today’s tough economy you have less than a 2% chance of landing an athletic scholarship. We are going to condition 30 young male athletes in Clarksville, so they have a fighting chance to reach their goals and take control of the opportunity and education they might not otherwise get,” said Dontre Doxley, General Manager at Circuit Athletics.
Many parents dream of getting their young athlete a full-ride scholarship. Especially in families with multiple children, not landing an athletic scholarship to a college could likely mean no college education or a greater demand on the student as they attempt to help pay their own way though school. «Read the rest of this article»
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