Nashville, TN – Thereturn to Greer Stadium this Friday, May 24th, for their fourth homestand of the season: an eight-game stretch in which the team welcomes the Albuquerque Isotopes (Los Angeles Dodgers affiliate) for four games spanning May 24th-27th, and the division-rival Iowa Cubs (Chicago Cubs affiliate) from May 28th-31st.
Highlighting the homestand’s worth of promotions will be three fireworks extravaganzas, two giveaway nights, a special Memorial Day game and the first Sounds CARE Jersey Auction.
Clarksville-Montgomery County School System gets Grant to Cover Dual Enrollment Costs for STEM Academy, Middle College Students
Nashville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System has received a $40,000 grant to pay for STEM Academy and Middle College High School’s students’ fees for dual enrollment in college courses.
The Tennessee College Access and Success Network awarded a total of $412,426 this week to six schools, two higher education institutions and four nonprofits in its third annual grant competition, raising the total amount of Race to the Top funds awarded by the Network to more than $1.6 million. «Read the rest of this article»
Construction Scheduled to begin in August
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder announced the upcoming construction for the Montgomery County Tennessee State Veterans Home.
Haslam was also joined by U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Speaker Pro Tem Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville), Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers, Tennessee State Veterans Homes Director Ed Harries and Tennessee State Veterans Homes Board Chairperson Mary Ross as well as several members of the Tennessee State Veterans Homes Board.
The new state veterans home will be located at 250 Arrowood Drive in Clarksville. Construction on the new site is scheduled to begin in August. «Read the rest of this article»
Two important announcements affecting Clarksville-Montgomery County
VA to Expedite Claims Decisions for Veterans Who Have Waited a Year or More
“The House of Representatives and the State Senate adjourned on Friday, April 19th,” said Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville). “Over the next several days, we will send an analysis of the bills, budget items and other items of interest from the first session of the 108th General Assembly.” «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization and Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs (TDVA) are hosting an Outreach, Information and Enrollment Session Friday, April 26th from 10:00am to 3:00pm at William O. Beach Civic Hall, 350 Pageant Lane, Clarksville TN. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization is hosting a Veterans Outreach for veterans and eligible dependents and survivors from 10:00am to 3:00pm, Friday April 26th, at the William O. Beach Civic Hall in Veterans Plaza, 350 Pageant Lane, Clarksville. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Stacey R. Hopwood
Clarksville, TN – There are over 39,000 women veterans in the state of Tennessee, and each one of them is part of our nation’s unshakeable foundation and remains an unstoppable force for our state and local communities.
That is why the Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs, in conjunction with Women Veterans of America Chapter 20, will be holding Tennessee’s second annual Women Veterans Summit this weekend.
Tennessee Legislation extending protections to private foundations set for House Floor Vote Monday night
Operation Stand Down coming to Clarksville to assist Veterans
Nashville, TN – House Bill 423/Senate Bill 527 affords private foundations with protections from governmental intrusion
House Bill 0423, sponsored by Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts, adds a new section to the Tennessee Code that would make “private foundation” have the same meaning as it does in section 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 as amended.
A private foundation would not be required by state or local government to disclose the sensitive about the foundation’s employees, officers, directors, trustees, or contributors, without the prior written consent of the individual or individuals in question.
Montgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization is hosting a Veterans Outreach for veterans and their dependents from 10:00am to 3:00pm, April 26th, at William O. Beach Civic Hall in Veterans Plaza, 350 Pageant Lane, Clarksville.
Clarksville, TN – On Monday, March 18th,received a national award from the Student Veterans of America in honor of the commitments APSU has made in the last few years to help active duty military, reservists, national guardsmen and veteran students earn their college degrees.
“The award honors APSU for its superior work helping veterans and their families,” SVO President Michael Cleveland said.
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