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Downtown Commons Ice Rink to host Mayor vs. General Third Annual Broomball Game, January 15th

 

Downtown Commons Ice Rink

Downtown Commons Ice RinkMontgomery County, TN – On January 15th, 2020, the public is invited to attend the second annual Broomball match between Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and U.S. Army Fort Campbell to a backyard broomball game at 6:00pm-7:00pm at the Downtown Commons Winter Ice Rink.

Broomball is a variation of ice hockey played on ice without skates and with brooms and a ball instead of sticks and a puck. Running around in shoes on ice while trying to “sweep” a ball into a goal presents a unique challenge that includes a lot of slipping, sliding and falling.

Mayor vs. General Third Annual Broomball Game

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Montgomery County Emergency Medical Dispatchers Recognized

 

Dispatchers Have Less Than One Percent Error Rate

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Seven local 911 telecommunicators were recently recognized for for their 2017 scores in quality assurance for their work in Emergency Medical Dispatch. Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) is a systematic program of handling medical calls.

The seven dispatchers who were recognized had less than one percent error in 2017. To have a quality assurance score of 99 percent is an outstanding achievement. The Montgomery County 911 Team is proud of their hard work and dedication.

(L to R) Whitney Lyons, 911 Director Brian Hitchcock and Stephanie Nickell Award recipients not pictured are: Amber Zarnke, Carol Evans, Haley Holt, Kerston Abbott and Stanley York.

(L to R) Whitney Lyons, 911 Director Brian Hitchcock and Stephanie Nickell Award recipients not pictured are: Amber Zarnke, Carol Evans, Haley Holt, Kerston Abbott and Stanley York.

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Clarksville officers, Sheriff’s Deputies and 911 Dispatchers bring Children at the Salvation Army Gifts on Christmas Day

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Between 3:00am and 4:00am this Christmas morning, Clarksville Police Department Officers, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Deputies, and 911 Dispatchers gathered $600.00 in cash in 2 hours.

They then went to Walgreens and loaded up on toys to play Santa for children that were staying at the Salvation Army, who wouldn’t have gifts to open.

Ten Children at the Salvation Army receive gifts from Clarksville officers, Sheriff's Deputies and 911 Dispatchers on Christmas Day.

Ten Children at the Salvation Army receive gifts from Clarksville officers, Sheriff’s Deputies and 911 Dispatchers on Christmas Day.

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National Telecommunicator Week, April 8th-14th, 2012

 

National Telecommunicator WeekClarksville, TN – National Telecommunicator Week was established in 1991 by Congress, to raise awareness of the hard work and dedication of 9-1-1 call takers, dispatchers, and telecommunications personnel.

They are an unsung group of heroes that operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, rain, shine, tornado, or any other kind of disaster that you can think of.

Clarksville-Montgomery County 9-1-1 Center. (Photo by CPD Jim Knoll)

Clarksville-Montgomery County 9-1-1 Center. (Photo by CPD Jim Knoll)

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9-1-1 dispatchers can save more lives by coaching bystanders in CPR

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – More people will survive sudden cardiac arrest when 9-1-1 dispatchers help bystanders assess victims and begin CPR immediately, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.

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