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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System to hold 8th Grade Career Exploration Day November 15th and 16th

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – On November 15th and 16th, 2017, you have the power to influence Clarksville-Montgomery County’s future workforce!

Join over 2,400 Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) eighth graders as they look ahead and begin to identify career interests and set their sights on planning for high school coursework during the 8th Annual Career Exploration Day.

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Clarksville Association of Realtors Raises $84,000 For Urban Ministry’s SafeHouse

 

Clarksville Association of REALTORSClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Association of Realtors’ Young Professionals Network (CAR YPN) raised over $84,000 for Urban Ministry’s SafeHouse from their fourth annual Handbags For Hope event held at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on Saturday, August 12th, 2017. The check was presented to Martita Alvarez, Program Director for Urban Ministry’s SafeHouse.

Handbags For Hope featured over 400 handbags in a silent and live auction. The live auction featured themed bags with special items inside, some being auctioned for as much as $6,500.

Clarksville Association of Realtors’ Young Professionals Network presenting the check to Martita Alvarez.

Clarksville Association of Realtors’ Young Professionals Network presenting the check to Martita Alvarez.

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CDE Lightband held a Customer Expo Saturday

 

Clarksville Department of Electricity - CDE - CDE LightbandClarksville, TN – Clarksville Department of Electricity (CDE) hosted its Customer Expo Saturday, September 30th, bringing 1,500 to 2,000 people to the Wilma Rudolph Event Center for food, fun and information.

Privott Stroman, CDE HR Director talked about the purpose of the event. “This is our way to thank our customers, give back, and showcase a lot of the vendors we work with. It’s a great way for us to connect with the community.”

CDE Customer Expo.

CDE Customer Expo.

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CDE Lightband to hold Free Customer Expo

 

Clarksville Department of Electricity - CDE - CDE LightbandClarksville, TN – CDE Lightband will host its annual Customer Expo on Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center from 10:00am to 2:00pm.

This family friendly event is open to the public and not only allows CDE Lightband to share its appreciation for all customers, but also creates an opportunity to celebrate “community” with local organizations, businesses and families.

CDE Lightband Customer Expo set Saturday, September 30th.

CDE Lightband Customer Expo set Saturday, September 30th.

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Riverfest kicked off Thursday with annual Art Experience

 

2017 RiverFestClarksville, TN – Riverfest 2017 kicked off Thursday night, September 7th, 2017 with its annual Art Experience, a juried art competition open to people of all ages and experience levels.

Kara Zahn is Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s event planning specialist and Art Experience coordinator. “This event was formerly known as Tour D’Art,” Zahn said. “For the last three years the different elements have all been combined to create a single event which has been held at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.”

About 180 people attended Thursday's Riverfest Art Experience, kicking off a weekend of art, music and culture.

About 180 people attended Thursday’s Riverfest Art Experience, kicking off a weekend of art, music and culture.

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Longest-Held Enlisted POW Bill Robinson to Speak at Clarksville Event on September 15th

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – On September 20th, 1965, Airman 1st Class Bill Robinson began a typical mission day as part of the team trying to rescue a downed pilot in North Vietnam. Enemy ground fire downed their helicopter and the crew and pilot were captured.

The Vietnamese would not release Robinson for seven years and five months, making him the longest-held enlisted man in US military history.

Airman 1st Class Bill Robinson

Airman 1st Class Bill Robinson

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Clarksville’s McGregor Park to reopen Friday for Riverfest

 

2017 RiverFestClarksville, TN – Sunny and pleasant weather is forecast Thursday through Saturday for Clarksville’s Riverfest Celebration, offering a welcome change from last week’s storms and flooding.

Heavy rains swept through Clarksville early Friday, pushing the Cumberland River to flood stage, covering McGregor Park’s two outdoor stages and forcing Clarksville Parks and Recreation to close the park.

Good Weather Forecasted as the Riverfest Festival kicks off Thursday with Art Experience

Good Weather Forecasted as the Riverfest Festival kicks off Thursday with Art Experience

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USS LST-325 arrives in Clarksville Wednesday, September 6th

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – The USS LST-325, 328-foot-long landing ship tank, will arrive in Clarksville on Wednesday, September 6th, 2017. The ship’s arrival in Clarksville is one of the many activities that are part of Visit Clarksville’s Welcome Home Veterans Celebration.

The LST-325 will be open for tours beginning at 9:00a.m. on Thursday, September 7th through 5:00pm Friday, September 15th. The LST will depart from Clarksville on Saturday, September 16th, 2017.

USS LST-325 to dock in Clarksville Wednesday. Tours will begin Thursday.

USS LST-325 to dock in Clarksville Wednesday. Tours will begin Thursday.

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Clarksville’s Riverfest Celebration to take place September 7th-9th

 

2017 RiverFestClarksville, TN – Join the City of Clarksville and Budweiser along the banks of the Cumberland River to celebrate Clarksville’s river heritage and the 30th anniversary of the annual Riverfest Celebration, September 7th-9th, 2017.

This free, three-day music and arts festival features three stages of diverse local and nationally known entertainers and cultural groups, plus delicious food and fun for the entire family.

Clarksville's Riverfest to be held September 7th-9th, 2017.

Clarksville’s Riverfest to be held September 7th-9th, 2017.

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Clarksville’s Welcome Home Veterans Parade set for September 16th

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s third annual Welcome Home Veterans parade is scheduled for Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at 10:00am in historic downtown.

“Originally created to honor Vietnam Veterans, the parade now a tribute by Vietnam Veterans to all American Heroes. This is a day for families, friends and all citizens to salute the service and sacrifices made by America’s Military,” said Visit Clarksville Board Chairman Jerry Allbert.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day Parade

Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day Parade

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