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Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA) Advisory Board

 

CECA Advisory BoardClarksville, TN – The Acuff Circle of Excellence has rebranded and refined its mission to better align with the organization with which it supports, APSU’s Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA, or “seek-ah”). Beginning this fall, the Acuff Circle of Excellence is known as the CECA Advisory Board.

The Acuff Circle of Excellence has been renamed as the CECA Advisory Board.

The Acuff Circle of Excellence has been renamed as the CECA Advisory Board.

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Acuff Circle honors Evans Harvill during annual Ovation Awards

 

Acuff Circle of ExcellenceClarksville, TN – More than 100 arts supporters from Clarksville and Nashville gathered at the Customs House Museum to honor philanthropist Evans Harvill for his long years of promoting arts at Austin Peay State University and in the community, as he received a top arts award.

Eight others were recognized at the same event, the annual Ovation Awards ceremony, sponsored by the Acuff Circle of Excellence. The celebration calls attention to outstanding contributions of the arts in the Clarksville-Montgomery County area.

 The Circle is the patron society of the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, and it works to advance arts and culture in Clarksville and Montgomery County.

Evans Harvill received the George Mabry Ovation Award at this year's Ovation Awards.

Evans Harvill received the George Mabry Ovation Award at this year’s Ovation Awards.

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Acuff Circle of Excellence announces Ovation Award winners

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A major financial supporter of Austin Peay State University, whose contributions to the arts at the school, are legion. A founding member of the Downtown Artists Co-op and the Friends of Photography, who also is an accomplished artist.

A civic organization that keeps the Southern heritage of fiddling alive. And, a company that has consistently supported the arts, in addition to a multitude of other community endeavors for many years.

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Nominations still being accepted for APSU’s Acuff Circle of Excellence annual Ovation Awards

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The deadline for nominations for the coveted Acuff Circle of Excellence Ovation Awards in the artists fast approaching.

Nominees must have made significant contributions to the artistic and cultural life of the Clarksville-Montgomery County community.

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Austin Peay State University’s Acuff Circle seeking nominations for Ovation Awards

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The coveted Acuff Circle of Excellence Ovation Awards in the arts will be presented March 5th, 2017, but nominations already are being sought.

The Circle, a non-profit organization affiliated with the Austin Peay State University Foundation, is a patron society of the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts. The awards have been presented since 1996.

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APSU Arts to be displayed at annual Soiree on Franklin October 28th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The arts at Austin Peay State University will be on display and celebrated at the annual Soiree on Franklin on Friday, October 28th, 2016.

The event, in its seventh year, is sponsored by the Acuff Circle of Excellence board of directors and is open to members of the Circle and the public. “Celebrating the Arts” will feature representations of  APSU’s arts disciplines, this year focusing on the visual arts and music.

Annual Soiree on Franklin

Annual Soiree on Franklin

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council hires Michelle Dickerson

 

Economic Development Council Taps Michelle Dickerson to Lead Marketing & Communications Efforts

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC) announces the hiring of Michelle Dickerson as Marketing and Communications Director.

In this role, she will manage the marketing, public relations, advertising and communications efforts of the Economic Development Council and its member entites, the Industrial Development Board, Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Michelle Dickerson

Michelle Dickerson

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Acuff Circle to honor longtime performer Marge Lillard at Jazz in June event

 

Acuff Circle of Excellence - Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Jazz in June, The Acuff Circle of Excellence’s annual celebration of the arts with jazz, food and wine, will be from 5:00pm-7:00pm on Friday, June 17th, at Beachaven Vineyards and Winery. The public is invited to attend.

At this event, longtime Clarksvillian Marge Lillard will be honored for her contributions on the stage as an actor and dancer. She’ll receive the Full Circle Award, presented annually to a living Tennessean who has had a consequential impact on arts and culture in Montgomery County over many years of direct involvement through innovative work, philanthropy or leadership. The recipient is selected by the Acuff Circle of Excellence Advisory Board.

Marge Lillard to be honored at Acuff Circle's Jazz in June.

Marge Lillard to be honored at Acuff Circle’s Jazz in June.

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Acuff Circle of Excellence’s 2016 Ovation Award winners announced

 

Acuff Circle of Excellence - Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A high school choral director, who also is a composer. A music academy born out of a challenge to a church congregation to “live a better story.” And, a dental practice making an effort to share art appreciation with everyone.

These are among this year’s eight recipients of the Ovation Award, given by the Acuff Circle of Excellence in recognition of outstanding contributions to the arts in the Clarksville-Montgomery County community.

2016 Ovation Award ceremony will be held Sunday, March 6th, at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

2016 Ovation Award ceremony will be held Sunday, March 6th, at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

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Acuff Circle of Excellence Ovation Awards nominations now being excepted

 

Acuff Circle of Excellence - Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The coveted Acuff Circle of Excellence Ovation Awards in the arts will be presented March 6th, 2016, but nominations already are being sought.

The Circle, a non-profit organization affiliated with the Austin Peay State University Foundation, is a patron society of the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts. The awards have been presented since 1996.

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