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Customs House Museum teams with American Red Cross to Celebrate 140 Years of the Red Cross

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On May 21st, 1881, 140 years ago, Clara Burton founded the American Red Cross on the basis of wanting to help others in distress. Barton risked her life to bring supplies and support to soldiers in the field during the Civil War.

Over the last 140 years, the American Red Cross has expanded to provide many services to members of the American armed forces and their families, as well as provide disaster relief in the United States and around the world.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center's Red Cross exhibit "Helping Americans Help Themselves: 140 Years of the Red Cross".

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center’s Red Cross exhibit “Helping Americans Help Themselves: 140 Years of the Red Cross”.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum May 2021 Exhibits, Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in Historic Downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science, and history.

Some of the events in May at the Museum are Richard Sloan’s Birds of the Southeast, Annual Staff Art Exhibit, Susan Bryant: 7 Chapters from A Book About Light, Larry Hughes: A Walk in the Parks, The Electrification of the TVA.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Nashville Predators holding Blood Drives at Clarksville American Red Cross April 19th and 21st

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross and Nashville Predators will be hosting two blood drives in Clarksville next week. The blood drives are being held at the Clarksville American Red Cross on Monday, April 19th and Wednesday, April 21st from 10:30am-4:30pm CT.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum April 2021 Exhibits, Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in Historic Downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science, and history.

Some of the events in April at the Museum are: Mike Egan: Modern Pop, Larry Hughes: Rediscovering the National Parks, Curiosities: Objects from the Museum Collection, Helping Americans Help Themselves: 140 Years of the Red Cross, The Electrification of the TVA, and F&M Bank Huff & Puff Express Model Trains.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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American Red Cross: Blood donation remains essential amid COVID-19 Pandemic

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – A year ago, many things in the world paused due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. But the need for blood never stopped. Today blood donations are just as essential, and the American Red Cross urges individuals who are healthy to make an appointment to donate blood.

Zachary Sterbens gives a Power Red donation at the Red Cross Salt Lake City Blood Donation Center. He received a blood transfusion as a baby and has been donating for 5 years. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

Zachary Sterbens gives a Power Red donation at the Red Cross Salt Lake City Blood Donation Center. He received a blood transfusion as a baby and has been donating for 5 years. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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American Red Cross calls for healthy blood donors following severe weather

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – Following record-breaking cold and winter storms that forced the cancellation of more than 10,000 blood and platelet donations in parts of the U.S. in February, the American Red Cross is urging healthy individuals, especially those with type O blood, to give now to ensure blood products are available for patient emergencies when help cannot wait.

LaDeodra Drummond donates blood. (Jeanette Ortiz-Osorio, American Red Cross)

LaDeodra Drummond donates blood. (Jeanette Ortiz-Osorio, American Red Cross)

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Give blood to American Red Cross in honor of Black History Month in February

 

Donors who give in February will receive a $5.00 Amazon.com gift card thanks to $1 million donation from Amazon

American Red CrossNashville, TN – In honor of Black History Month this February, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors, and especially those who have recovered from COVID-19 Coronavirus, to give blood to honor the legacies of African Americans like Dr. Charles Drew and Dr. Jerome Holland.

Their passion for helping improve the lives of patients in need of lifesaving blood products is carried on through dedicated blood donors, blood drive sponsors, volunteers, and Red Cross employees.

American Red Cross phlebotomist Marquis Lewis visits with Kimberly McCaw while she donates blood. (Jason Miczek, American Red Cross)

American Red Cross phlebotomist Marquis Lewis visits with Kimberly McCaw while she donates blood. (Jason Miczek, American Red Cross)

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American Red Cross, Nashville Predators team up for Multi-City Blood Drive

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross is continuing the partnership with the Nashville Predators Foundation to host multi-city blood drive from February 22nd to February 26th.  

All presenting donors who pre-schedule an appointment will receive a Predators foam hockey puck, while supplies last.

All pre-registered?presenting donors will receive a Nashville Predators Foam puck and will be entered into a drawing for an American Red Cross logo puck signed by current Nashville Predators player for each drive February 22nd-26th.  (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

All pre-registered?presenting donors will receive a Nashville Predators Foam puck and will be entered into a drawing for an American Red Cross logo puck signed by current Nashville Predators player for each drive February 22nd-26th. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library Closes Computer Lab, Meeting Rooms

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library will temporarily close their computer lab and meeting rooms to the public out of an abundance of caution due to employee-related COVID-19 Coronavirus cases.

The closure of these spaces begins today, Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 with the expectation of reopening the rooms on February 10th.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

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American Red Cross urges Blood Donation during COVID-19 to maintain Supply

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross typically has a tough time keeping the blood supply strong during the winter months when inclement weather and seasonal illnesses can impact donors. This year the pandemic adds in another challenge in keeping the blood supply strong.

The Red Cross is urging healthy individuals to make an appointment to give blood or platelets this month.

Sara Hernandez has been giving platelets since she was 18 years old. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

Sara Hernandez has been giving platelets since she was 18 years old. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

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