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Clarksville Montgomery County School System to hold #InclusionWorks Employer Seminar

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSMontgomery County, TN – On Friday, October 7th, 2016, Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts and the Business Advisory Council for transitional students in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System will be hosting the #InclusionWorks Employer Seminar.

#InclusionWorks Employer Seminar to be held Octover 7th, 2015 at Civic Hall at Veteran’s Plaza.

#InclusionWorks Employer Seminar to be held Octover 7th, 2015 at Civic Hall at Veteran’s Plaza.

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Share to Care: National Foster Care Awareness Day

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – Sometimes, it’s not that you don’t care, but you are not sure how to use your concern to help.

And with Clarksville Community Partners, comprised of the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services, Omni Vision, Leap Organization, Youth Villages, Health Connect America, Oak Plains, Foster Care Association, Regional Intervention Program, Camelot, Cumberland Hall, Autism Awareness Association, Mental Health Co-op, and Oak Plains Academy, over 100 concerned citizens came out to the recent National Foster Care Awareness event to learn how to care for Montgomery County’s 250 children in need of foster families.

National Foster Care Awareness event

National Foster Care Awareness event

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Community Rallies Together to Bring Awareness to Foster Care at Sixth Annual Foster Care Awareness Family Day

 

Sixth Annual Foster Care Awareness Family DayClarksville, TN – The sixth annual Foster Care Awareness Family Day celebration was recently held at the LEAP plaza. Despite inclement weather about 450 members of the Clarksville Community gathered together to learn about foster care and learning what it takes to become a foster parent.

Hosted by the Department of Children Services, Centerstone, Health Connect, Clarksville Family Therapy, OmiVisions, Youth Villages, Mental Health Cooperative, and the LEAP Organization, the goal of this event was to create greater awareness of children in need who remain in state custody and want to become members of foster families.

Sixth Annual Foster Care Awareness Family Day

Sixth Annual Foster Care Awareness Family Day

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Clarksville Zombie Hunters, “A Zombie Paintball Hayride Experience”

 

Clarksville Zombie HuntersCunningham, TN – We are pleased to announce the newest, most exciting attraction to come to the Clarksville area.

Clarksville Zombie Hunters is a haunted hayride styled attraction opening September 25th – November 2nd, 2014, every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night at dark.

Patrons ride on a trailer through the zombie infested woods and hunt down the walking dead with turret-mounted paintball guns.

Zombie Assault Trailer

Zombie Assault Trailer

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Foster Care Awareness Family Day Celebration

 

Foster Care Awareness Family DayClarksville, 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.

5th Annual Foster Care Awareness Family Day Celebration

5th Annual Foster Care Awareness Family Day Celebration

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Crye-Leike Realtors fundraising campaign for United Way raises $64,840

 

Crye-Leike REALTORSBrentwood, 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.

Realtors and employees from Crye-Leike made the company’s 2013 United Way campaign a big success raising $64,840 for their neighbors in need. Since first opening the company doors in 1977, Crye-Leike has proudly supported many charitable organizations including United Way, Youth Villages, Habitat for Humanity and numerous other local charities in the communities it serves.

Realtors and employees from Crye-Leike made the company’s 2013 United Way campaign a big success raising $64,840 for their neighbors in need. Since first opening the company doors in 1977, Crye-Leike has proudly supported many charitable organizations including United Way, Youth Villages, Habitat for Humanity and numerous other local charities in the communities it serves.

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Crye-Leike Realtors Collect 150 Backpacks Stuffed With New School Supplies For Youth Villages

 

Crye-Leike’s Middle Tennessee agents have been Backpack Heroes for 13 consecutive years

Crye-Leike REALTORSNashville, 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.

150 Backpacks Stuffed With New School Supplies For Youth Villages were collected by Crye-Leike Realtors.

150 Backpacks Stuffed With New School Supplies For Youth Villages were collected by Crye-Leike Realtors.

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Realtors Go Shopping For Back To School

 

Crye-Leike Agents Donate More Than 200 Stocked Backpacks To Youth Villages
 
Crye-Leike REALTORSWhile real estate agents stay pretty busy during the final days of the summer home selling season, the Realtors of Crye-Leike are definitely in a buying mood.  Agents have been hitting the stores shopping for back to school items to donate to Middle Tennessee children in the care of 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.

Crye-Leike Realtors and Employees presented more than 200 stuffed backpacks to the kids in Youth Villages’s care at the company’s Brentwood Regional Headquarters Office.  The backpacks and school supplies were donated by agents and employees from Crye-Leike offices across Middle Tennessee.

Crye-Leike Realtors and Employees presented more than 200 stuffed backpacks to the kids in Youth Villages’s care at the company’s Brentwood Regional Headquarters Office. The backpacks and school supplies were donated by agents and employees from Crye-Leike offices across Middle Tennessee.

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Crye-Leike supports Youth Villages to prepare kids for return to school

 

The 2009 Backpack Heroes Campaign For Youth Villages Hopes To Provide An Estimated 300 Fully Stocked Backpacks By Wednesday, August 5, 2009

youthvillagesBRENTWOOD, 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.”

Children and staff from Youth Villages prepare to pick-up nearly 300 donated backpacks from Crye-Leike, REALTORS Agents at the company's Brentwood West Regional Headquarters in August 2008

Children and staff from Youth Villages prepare to pick-up nearly 300 donated backpacks from Crye-Leike, REALTORS Agents at the company's Brentwood West Regional Headquarters in August 2008

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Draughons Junior College hosts second career fair

 

draughonsDraughons 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.

Katie Nolen discussing job opportunities with a Wendy Harrison from the Clarksville-Montgomery County Career Center

Katie Nolen discussing job opportunities with a Wendy Harrison from the Clarksville-Montgomery County Career Center

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