Topic: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarksville TN
Clarksville, TN – On Friday, January 3rd, 2020, Cops on Ice will be held at the Downtown Commons Winter Ice Rink to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarksville.
Come out from 6:00pm-9:00pm and skate with our Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and Austin Peay Police Department.
Ticket prices are $10.00 for children 12 and under. Adult tickets are $12.00 and Government employees / APSU ID tickets are $10.00.
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, October 29th, 2019, the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will host its 3rd barbecue contest “Clarksville BBQ Bash” at 10:00am at Liberty Park located at 1188 Cumberland Drive.
Participating teams comprised of multiple people or an individual from near and far will compete to see who has the best BBQ and for a total of $5,000 in cash prizes! Competitors will cook chicken, pork ribs and pork butt. Interested in competing? Register online at www.CityofClarksville.com/BBQBash by Monday, October 14th, 2019.
Clarksville, TN – Altra Federal Credit Union is sponsoring a free NCAA Men’s Basketball Division 1 Brackets game for anyone age 13 or older. Altra membership is not required!
“We’ve designed this to be a fun charity event supporting local youth organizations in the communities we serve,” said Cheryl Dutton, Vice President of Marketing.
When I arrived, Amy Carroll, the executive director of Big Brothers, Big Sisters was busy handing out shoes to the arriving bowlers. She spoke with my between helping the new arrivals, “It got a little hectic because everybody started showing up at the same time, so I just came back here behind the counter and started handing out shoes.” She quipped, “I’m no stranger to bowling alleys.”
Clarksville’s New Providence Community Policing Center, Clarksville Police Department and APSU Officers give a Bicycle to a Family in Need
Clarksville, TN – On Monday, November 24th, 2014 at approximately 10:30am, Clarksville Police Officer Jeff Derico representing the New Providence Community Policing Center (NPCPC) presented a bicycle to Ms. Larissa Taylor, which is for her 17-year-old daughter, Tyler Yoho.
Officer Charyl Ramsey, from the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Campus Police, contacted Officer Derico to see if Taylor’s daughter qualified for a bicycle.
Clarksville, TN – Big Brothers Big Sisters is recruiting teams for their 31st annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake. The annual fundraiser has brought the Clarksville community together to raise funds for the non-profit’s mentoring programs for many years. This event is expected to raise $80,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarksville.
The event will kick off on Tuesday March 5th, 2013 at The Pinnacle with the Banker’s Challenge. Area banks have competed to raise the most funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters by raising money among the branches. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On October 28th, 2012, the Clarksville Police Department in conjunction with several community partners hosted a Trunk-or-Treat in the Operation Defiance area at the New Providence Community Policing Center.
It is part of the Police Department’s multifaceted efforts to build rapport and improve the quality of life in the Operation Defiance community.
Nashville, TN – Recognizing the importance of mentors in the lives of children of incarcerated parents, the Tennessee Department of Correction has awarded a $250,000 grant to the Big Brothers Big Sisters Amachi initiative.
The program works to break the intergenerational cycle of crime and incarceration and gives an often forgotten group of children the chance to reach their highest potential.
G’s Pancake House helps Local Charities Raise Money by creating Giant 16 inch 15 Pound Cheese Burger
Clarksville, TN – In the year 2011 G’s Pancake House Restaurant held two charity events to help local organizations like Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarksville Tennessee rise funds to help keep their organization doors open.
Already famous for their pancakes, G’s held a pancake eating contest titled the Triple Nickel Pancake Challenge Throwdown. Each contestant had to eat five 16 inch massive pancakes, five strips of bacon and five scrambled eggs totaling 10 lbs. The goal was to be first one to finish or the last one with the least amount left on their plate in just one hour.
Written by Spc. Michael Vanpool
Fort Campbell, KY – Spc. Kannesha Nept starts out every weekend with a game plan. Dinners, games and laughing with friends top her list.
This sounds typical of many soldiers here, but it’s anything but. Dinners are with her Little Sister from the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Games are at local convalescent homes. Laughs are shared all around.
Selfless service goes beyond the uniform for Nept, a Georgiana, AL, native, as she volunteers her free time and encourages her battle buddies to get involved as well.
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