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101st Airborne Soldiers take part in live tissue training at Vanderbilt University

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Nashville, TN – Vanderbilt provided two cadavers, a male and a female, on which the Soldiers applied first aid bandages and tourniquets and conducted needle decompression procedures, emergency airway procedures, and surgical procedures.

The training event allowed Soldiers to understand how the body operates by conducting real life surgical and emergency procedures on the bodies, said Sgt. 1st Class Charles E. Miller, the medical operations noncommissioned officer in charge for the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division.

Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) pose for a group photo, Jan. 10, 2017, after conducting cadaver laboratory live tissue training at Vanderbilt’s Center for Experiential Learning and Assessment in Nashville, Tennessee. Vanderbilt provided two cadavers on which the Soldiers conducted real life emergency and surgical producers. (Courtesy photo)

Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) pose for a group photo, Jan. 10, 2017, after conducting cadaver laboratory live tissue training at Vanderbilt’s Center for Experiential Learning and Assessment in Nashville, Tennessee. Vanderbilt provided two cadavers on which the Soldiers conducted real life emergency and surgical producers. (Courtesy photo)

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum March 2017 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in March at the Museum are: Radnor Lake: The Photography of Lisa Ernst, Marilyn Murphy: Short Stories, Chris Hornsby: Fracture, Forward March, A Fine Note, and Spring Break Model Trains.

Forward March at the Customs House Museum

Forward March at the Customs House Museum

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Announces Bob Rolfe as ECD Commissioner

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced Nashville business executive Bob Rolfe as commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD).

An innovative business leader, Rolfe, 56, has more than three decades of experience in business and investment banking in Tennessee.

Rob Rolfe has 33 years of experience in business and investment banking in Tennessee.

Rob Rolfe has 33 years of experience in business and investment banking in Tennessee.

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Clarksville Parks & Recreation and Howard’s Hope brings Free Swim Lessons to Clarksville

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN  Clarksville Parks and Recreation has teamed up with Howard’s Hopeto offer free swim lessons to Montgomery county children between the ages of 3 – 12 years old.

The Howard’s Hope “Flying Fish” program focuses on preventing juvenile drownings in Tennessee by funding swim lessons for children residing in economically disadvantaged households.

The funds for the Flying Fish program are provided by a grant from BlueCross BlueShield Tennessee Health Foundation and donations from private and corporate citizens throughout the United States.

Howard's Hope brings Free Swim Lessons to Clarksville

Howard’s Hope brings Free Swim Lessons to Clarksville

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Howard’s Hope teams with Clarksville Parks and Recreation to provide Free Swim Lessons

 

Howard's HopeClarksville, TN Howard’s Hope has partnered with Clarksville Parks and Recreation to offer free swim lessons to Montgomery county children between the ages of 3 – 12 years old.

The Howard’s Hope “Flying Fish” program focuses on preventing juvenile drownings in Tennessee by funding swim lessons for children residing in economically disadvantaged households.

The funds for the Flying Fish program are provided by a grant from BlueCross BlueShield Tennessee Health Foundation and donations from private and corporate citizens throughout the United States.

Howard's Hope Offering Free Swim Lessons Coming to Clarksville

Howard’s Hope Offering Free Swim Lessons Coming to Clarksville

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APSU professor Perry Scanlan named editor-in-chief of Clinical Laboratory Science

 

Flagship journal for American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Dr. Perry Scanlan, Austin Peay State University professor of allied health sciences, was appointed by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) as editor-in-chief of Clinical Laboratory Science, the flagship peer-reviewed journal of the ASCLS. He will begin his term starting in January 2017.

Dr. Perry Scanlan

Dr. Perry Scanlan

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Tennessee Titans on the road this week to take on Chicago Bears

 

Tennessee Titans (5-6) vs. Chicago Bears (2-8)

Sunday, November 27th, 2016 | Noon CST
Chicago, IL | Soldier Field | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (5-6) travel to face the Chicago Bears (2-8). Kickoff at Soldier Field (capacity 61,500) is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, November 27th.

The Titans have not played a regular season game at Soldier Field since 2008, and prior to that, the last time the franchise played there was 1995. They are 3-2 all-time at the historic venue, which opened in 1924.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) passes the ball in the first quarter the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. (Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) passes the ball in the first quarter the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. (Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports)

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place November 3rd, 2016

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum November 2016 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in November at the Museum are: Surroundings: The Art of Darryl Steele, Anton Weiss: Reaching for Infinity, Christmas Town, Plane Clarksville and Family Free Day: Making Art from Trash.

The Art of Leah Foote

The Art of Leah Foote

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Tennessee Educator Survey Highlights Positive School Cultures, Benefits of Evaluation

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – The vast majority of Tennessee educators feel positively about the climate in their schools, and more teachers than ever are finding value in the statewide evaluation system, according to the results out today from the 2016 Tennessee Educator Survey.

This is the sixth year the state surveyed all of its educators to gather their feedback, and the results show Tennessee teachers feel increasingly supported, with 86 percent saying instructional time is protected by their administration—which improved for the third year in a row.

2016 Tennessee Educator Survey results released.

2016 Tennessee Educator Survey results released.

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