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Philanthropist Janet Ayers to give keynote address at APSU Spring Commencement on May 6th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Janet Ayers, a nationally recognized business leader and president of the philanthropic Ayers Foundation, will deliver the keynote address at Austin Peay State University’s 87th Spring Commencement on May 6th.

The Ayers Foundation was created in 1999 to sustain and/or significantly improve the quality of life in Tennessee. The organization accomplishes this mission through financial support for college scholarships, medical services for children, research into pre-cancer detection and diagnosis, continuing education for teachers, mental health research and other initiatives.

Janet Ayers to speak at APSU’s 87th Spring Commencement. (Donn Jones)

Janet Ayers to speak at APSU’s 87th Spring Commencement. (Donn Jones)

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Clarksville’s Dancing with the Stars set for Saturday March 5th, 2016

 

Altrusa International of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Altrusa International Foundation of Clarksville presents its Seventh Annual Dancing with the Stars show on Saturday March 5th, 2016, 7:00pm at the Austin Peay State University’s Music/Mass Communications Building. This year will be an All-Star Reunion Show with 10 former Stars once again returning to the stage!

The event is held as a fund raiser to provide scholarships to non-traditional students. Our goal this year is to present $10,000 in scholarships.

Dancing with the Stars to be held at 7:00pm on Saturday March 5th, 2016 at the APSU Music/Mass Communications Building. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell High School Seniors offered Scholarship Opportunity from Lendlease Community

 

Lend LeaseFort Campbell, KY – A special scholarship opportunity is now available to sons and daughters of Service Members who live in a Lendlease privatized military community, like Campbell Crossing, and attend the installation’s DoDEA high school.

Sponsored by Lendlease Community Fund, BlueStar Scholarships will award scholarships up to $5,000 to eligible high school seniors.

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109th Tennessee General Assembly opens 2016 Session

 

Tennessee Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – The 2016 session of the 109th General Assembly reconvened on Capitol Hill this week to begin work on a number of important issues facing Tennessee. I was pleased to officially be named as Chairman of the House Finance, Ways and Means Subcommittee.

On Monday, the Brig. Gen. Wendell H. Gilbert Tennessee State Veterans Home was officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Governor Bill Haslam. This project was years in the making, and I am pleased that it is finally opened to serve our veterans.

Pictured from left, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Rep. Joe Pitts, Rep. Curtis Johnson, Rep. Jay Reedy, Brig. Gen. Wendell Gilbert, Governor Bill Haslam, Sen. Mark Green, and Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan.

Pictured from left, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Rep. Joe Pitts, Rep. Curtis Johnson, Rep. Jay Reedy, Brig. Gen. Wendell Gilbert, Governor Bill Haslam, Sen. Mark Green, and Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan.

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Clarksville’s Grace Apilado awarded $1,000 scholarship from TNStars

 

Tennessee Treasurer David Lillard Awards $10,000 in TNStars Scholarships to Winners from Around the State

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. started 2016 by awarding $1,000 scholarships to the winners of the TNStars, 10 Kids: $10,000 Holiday Scholarship Giveaway.

The winners and their families gathered at the Tennessee State Capitol this week for a special celebration with the Treasurer, joined by Speaker Beth Harwell and Representatives Susan Lynn and Mike Carter.

Grace Apilado of Clarksville awarded $1,000 TNStars scholarship. She Wants to be either a Doctor or Fine Arts major. (Dawn Majors,State of Tennessee)

Grace Apilado of Clarksville awarded $1,000 TNStars scholarship. She Wants to be either a Doctor or Fine Arts major. (Dawn Majors,State of Tennessee)

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Nashville Sounds announce New Scholarship Program

 

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Scholarships to be awarded during first homestand of 2016 season

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club and Nashville Sounds Foundation are excited to launch a new program set to reward four scholarships to area high school students.

The program is designed to award four deserving Nashville and Middle Tennessee graduating high school seniors who plan to attend college in the fall of 2016. Each recipient will be awarded with a scholarship of $2,500 to be used for their college tuition.

First Tennessee Park home of the Nashville Sounds Baseball team.

First Tennessee Park home of the Nashville Sounds Baseball team.

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Students can now sign up to host winter Red Cross blood drives and become eligible for Scholarships

 

Youth blood drive coordinators needed December 15th through January 15th

American Red CrossNashville, TN – This winter high school and college students can help save lives and be eligible to win a scholarship of up to $2,500 by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive. Registration is now open through November 15th to host drives between December 15th, 2015, and January 15th, 2016.

“Winter is a difficult time to collect enough blood to meet patient needs with inclement weather and seasonal illnesses reducing the number of volunteer donors that come out to give,” said Red Cross Director of Donor Recruitment, Garry Allison. “Our Leaders Save Lives program gives students an opportunity to learn valuable leadership skills and help ensure blood is available for patients in need of lifesaving transfusions by recruiting their friends and family to give blood.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County Government needs mentors for Tennessee Promise Program

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government is seeking community volunteers to mentor students taking part in the Tennessee Promise program. Tennessee Promise allows any Tennessee high school graduate the opportunity to attend a community college, Tennessee College of Applied Technology or to get an applicable associate’s degree from a four-year institution, tuition free.

Mentors are assigned to students within their county and help students eliminate the barriers of accessing post-secondary education.

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Austin Peay State University Greek community has record number attend leadership institute

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This summer, the North American Interfraternity Conference hosted its 26th Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute (UIFI) in Bloomington, Indiana, and 17 Austin Peay State University students received scholarships to attend the event, which is the largest attendance for this leadership development institute in the University’s history.

Top leaders from fraternity and sorority communities across North America were invited to attend one of the 15 sessions of UIFI this summer. «Read the rest of this article»

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LEAP Announces 5K Run/Walk for Wellness and Scholarships

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – The LEAP Organization will be conducting its 5K Run/Walk for Wellness and Scholarship fundraiser on Saturday, September 19th, 2015. This event will raise money for the 6th Annual 7 Points Scholarship Essay contest that is available to high school seniors enrolled in the Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) or Fort Campbell High Schools.

The race will start and finish near the Beachaven Winery located at 1100 Dunlap Lane. Registration starts at 8:30am and the race to begin at 9:30am rain or shine. The tax-deductive registration fee is $25.00 for adults, $10.00 for teens, and $5.00 for the kids 1 mile inflatable run.

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