Topic: Youth Villages
Clarksville, TN – May 17th marked the 5th Annual Foster Care Awareness Family Day Celebration. Over 450 members of the Clarksville Community gathered together to learn about becoming a foster parent at the LEAP Plaza.
Of those that attended there were a total of 9 that signed up to become foster parents.
Brentwood, TN – For the past 37 years, Crye-Leike Realtors have been proud to assist home buyers and sellers with all of their real estate needs while also taking some time to give back to the communities they serve.
Each year, Crye-Leike holds a fundraising campaign for United Way.
Crye-Leike’s Middle Tennessee agents have been Backpack Heroes for 13 consecutive years
Nashville, TN – Children in the care of Youth Villages throughout Middle Tennessee will be going back to school in style thanks to Crye-Leike Realtors across the mid-state.
For the 13th consecutive year, agents and staff from the company’s Middle Tennessee offices went back to school shopping to help prepare children in need for the new school year.
Crye-Leike Agents Donate More Than 200 Stocked Backpacks To Youth Villages
“This has been a wonderful tradition for us and we love it,” said Kristin Pendergraft, Crye-Leike Spring Hill Managing Broker. “While the real estate market has slowed down, our agents have not when it comes to shopping for new school supplies for these children.”
Now in its 10th consecutive year, Crye-Leike is part of the Youth Villages ‘Backpack Heroes Campaign’ – to help ensure that the emotionally and behaviorally challenged kids in the agency’s care get the same start to school as every other child. Everything that’s donated goes to help local children in the Middle Tennessee area.
The 2009 Backpack Heroes Campaign For Youth Villages Hopes To Provide An Estimated 300 Fully Stocked Backpacks By Wednesday, August 5, 2009
BRENTWOOD, TN – Crye-Leike, REALTORS agents are joining in the back to school shopping season – purchasing new backpacks and school supplies for the children in the care of Youth Villages.
It’s the 9th consecutive year Crye-Leike has joined in the agency’s Backpack Heroes campaign – to help see to it that these emotionally and behaviorally challenged children enjoy the same start to school as every other child. Everything that is collected will go to help local children in the Middle Tennessee area.
“Over 90% of these children live well below the poverty line and most cannot afford a backpack or school supplies for the upcoming school year,” said Harold Crye, Crye-Leike, REALTORS Cofounder and CEO. “This year Crye-Leike is again partnering with Youth Villages by collecting donations which will help provide these items to hundreds of children who have very little or nothing at all.”
Draughons Junior College in Clarksville hosted their annual career fair on June 5th. The event brings local agencies and employers together with hundreds of people who are actively seeking employment.
Some like Barbara Lucas had been looking for work (in the legal field) for over 6 months. She is currently considering returning to school. Jonathan Ligon said he was laid off 5 months ago, since then he has been unsuccessfully looking for work as a welder. Beverly Cossingham unemployed for five months, is looking for an administrative or clerical positions. However, Katie Nolan probably summed it up best. “I am looking for anything at this point, anything”, she said.
Draughons Junior College in Clarksville will be hosting “Hot Jobs in the City”, a Community Career Fair on Friday June 5th from 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. Refreshments will be served! Q108 and The Beaver 100.3 FM, will be hosting a live remote from 11a.m. – 1p.m with door prizes being given away every 10 minutes.
The last four career fairs they have held have been a huge success with over 300 people in attendance.
Employers and agencies planning to attend include: Montgomery County Government, 5 Star Radio Group, Goodwill Industries, THEC, Avon, Convergys, TN Department of Labor, Youth Villages, NIA Association, Cover Tennessee, Montgomery County Election Commission, Home Instead Senior Care, Fort Sill National Bank, US Bank, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Kelly Services, Troops for Teachers, Regions Bank, Dr. Samson Orusa, Heat & Frost Insulators, Eiro Research, Tastefully Simple, TN Rehabilitation Center, Army and Air Force Exchange Services, Clarksville Police Department, Scentsy Wickless Candles, Sam’s Club, Spring Meadows, The Kennedy Law Firm, Lowe’s, Kohl’s Brown, Brown and Associates, Clarksville Dental Center, Woodland Hills Youth Development Center, Tennessee National Guard, and Sendout Cards. «Read the rest of this article»
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