Topic: Veterans Day Parade
Bus system aims to honor veterans, help voters reach polls
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Transit System will offer free bus rides to all passengers on Election Day, November 8th, and again on Veterans Day, November 11th.
Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Art Bing, Clarksville Transportation Director, announced on Thursday the plan for the free rides as a way to focus attention on voting and to honor military veterans.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government is pleased to announce that country singer Billy Ray Cyrus will be riding in the Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 5th, as a guest of Appleton’s Harley Davidson.
Cyrus, along with a special guest of his, will be riding with a group of motorcyclists in the parade to support Operation Home Front.
Nashville, TN – Once, in another life, I found myself seated atop the rear of a convertible Corvette in a Veteran’s Day parade, cruising 5MPH down the streets of the township where I was an elected councilwoman. I’d been called up last minute (just that morning) by a fellow councilman colleague, as though I was to know of the tradition that existed each year.
There would be a program of festivities and a ceremony set up at the local park. As we waved and smiled at our neighbors and friends, I saw the councilman pull out two typed sheets of paper from the breast pocket of his suit. When I asked what it was, he said, “You know we’re making speeches.”
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – When Austin Peay State University football team hosts Southeast Missouri for Saturday’s regular-season finale, it will do so in front of a host of our military friends from Fort Campbell, and Austin Peay’s northern neighbors will be heavily involved in the day’s festivities.
Clarksville to Celebrate 200 Veterans from 28 States during “Welcome Home Vietnam – American Veterans Parade”
“Welcome Home Vietnam – American Veterans Parade”
Clarksville, TN – Forty years after the fall of Saigon, Vietnam Veterans will at long last be publicly recognized for their service to our country.
Visit Clarksville is proud to partner with the Tennessee State Council of Vietnam Veterans of America, the USO and US Tours to present Welcome Home Vietnam – An American Veterans Parade.
Clarksville, TN – The local community gathered throughout Historic Downtown Clarksville on a chilly Saturday morning to remember our Veterans! The Veterans Day Parade is an annual tradition in our city. This year it was bigger and better than ever.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team will play Tennessee State for homecoming, 4:00pm, Saturday with just two timeouts.
The camouflaged jerseys Austin Peay chose to wear Saturday with the respective Fort Campbell unit nicknames across the upper back are in violation of NCAA Rule 1, Article 5 regarding proper numerals and lettering. For every quarter Austin Peay wears those jerseys, the Govs will be assessed a timeout.
APSU, Clarksville Chamber and Montgomery County Hosting Veterans and Homecoming Celebrations this November
Clarksville, TN – This November, Austin Peay State University will partner with Montgomery County and the Clarksville-Area Chamber of Commerce to honor the veterans and military-affiliated individuals who live, study and work in this community.
The University is tailoring its 2014 Homecoming Celebration that month to include the military theme “Gov Strong,” creating a week long community and university celebration for local veterans. Both entities will host several events during the first week of November, culminating in a joint Homecoming/Veterans Day Parade through downtown Clarksville and campus at 10:00am on November 8th.
Military service is one of the highest forms of patriotism and with our close proximity to the Fort Campbell Army post Clarksville-Montgomery County is home to a significant veteran population. They are part of the fabric of our community.
Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day Parade will take place on Saturday, November 9th, with pre-parade ceremonies set for 9:00am in front of the historic courthouse (south side) on Third Street in Downtown Clarksville.
Keynote speaker is Mary Ross, national commander of Women Veterans of America, with remarks by Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers and Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan.
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