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APSU’s CECA Announces 2018 Ovation Award winners and final program lineup

 

CECA Advisory BoardClarksville, TN – APSU President Alisa White and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA, or “seek-ah”) invite the entire community to the 2018 Ovation Awards, a free, family-friendly celebration of the arts.

The 2018 Ovation Awards will take place on Sunday, April 8th, at 2:00pm in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on APSU’s campus. The 2018 Ovation Award winners will be honored, and, in an exciting new format, the event will feature performances and artwork by a variety of arts groups from the community and APSU.

2018 Ovation Awards set for Sunday, April 8th.

2018 Ovation Awards set for Sunday, April 8th.

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Austin Peay State University CECA Announces 2018 Ovation Award winners and final program lineup

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN –  Austin Peay State University (APSU ) President Alisa White and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA, or “seek-ah”) invite the entire community to the 2018 Ovation Awards, a free, family-friendly celebration of the arts.

The 2018 Ovation Awards will take place on Sunday, April 8th, at 2:00pm in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on APSU’s campus. The 2018 Ovation Award winners will be honored, and, in an exciting new format, the event will feature performances and artwork by a variety of arts groups from the community and APSU.

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Cannon to be unveiled in honor of Clarksville Rotary Club tomorrow

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeClarksville, TN – On Friday, May 12th, 2017, to celebrate Rotary’s 100th Birthday, the Clarksville Rotary Club has purchased a new life-size cannon from Clarksville Foundry to replace the one moved to Fort Defiance from the Montgomery County Courthouse lawn. Montgomery County is proud to once again have the opportunity to display a cannon on our beautiful historic courthouse lawn.

As part of tomorrow’s cannon unveiling at 10:30am, the cannon will be fired. Downtown residents and businesses should be aware of the noise associated.

Clarksville Foundry patternmaker James Lumpkin puts the finishing touches on the replica Model 1841 6-Pounder Field Gun produced entirely at Clarksville Foundry. The cannon will be unveiled Friday in honor of the Clarksville Rotary Club's 100th Anniversary this month. (Greg Williamson)

Clarksville Foundry patternmaker James Lumpkin puts the finishing touches on the replica Model 1841 6-Pounder Field Gun produced entirely at Clarksville Foundry. The cannon will be unveiled Friday in honor of the Clarksville Rotary Club’s 100th Anniversary this month. (Greg Williamson)

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Clarksville Foundry Casts Replica Cannon for Clarksville Rotary’s 100th Anniversary

 

Clarksville FoundryClarksville, TN – Clarksville Foundry is one of the oldest continuously operating foundries in the United States. The foundry’s origins predate the Civil War, having first opened in 1847.

While the family owned and operated foundry today casts component parts for a variety of industries, it once manufactured cannons and munitions for the Confederate States of America (1861-1862).

Clarksville Foundry cast the barrel and carriage of the replica Model 1841 6-Pounder Field Gun entirely in-house, which required 47 castings and 23 additional fabricated components. Clarksville Rotary Club commissioned the cannon in honor of its 100th Anniversary this month, and the cannon will be unveiled Friday in a ceremony on the Montgomery County Courthouse grounds. (Greg Williamson)

Clarksville Foundry cast the barrel and carriage of the replica Model 1841 6-Pounder Field Gun entirely in-house, which required 47 castings and 23 additional fabricated components. Clarksville Rotary Club commissioned the cannon in honor of its 100th Anniversary this month, and the cannon will be unveiled Friday in a ceremony on the Montgomery County Courthouse grounds. (Greg Williamson)

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Foust Family Tradition Continues at Multi-Generational Clarksville Foundry

 

Clarksville FoundryClarksville, TN – Clarksville Foundry, one of Clarksville, Tennessee’s most historic businesses – and among the oldest operating foundries in the United States – has been owned and operated by members of the Foust family since 1912. In fact, the origins of this durable Foundry date to 1847.

Recently, a fourth generation of the Foust family – William “Bill” Foust – made an important career move by choosing to join the family business and continue the Foust tradition. Bill is the son of current President and CEO Charles Foust Jr.

Bill Foust, Project Coordinator – Clarksville Foundry.

Bill Foust, Project Coordinator – Clarksville Foundry.

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Customs House Museum’s Summer Exhibits features works by three distinct Artists

 

Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Just as the weather heats up, cool new art exhibits have come to the walls of the Customs House Museum.

Vibrant colors jump from the frames of Mikki Dillon’s pastels, now on view in the museum’s Orgain Gallery.

98 in the Shade by Mikki Dillon

98 in the Shade by Mikki Dillon

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces New Board of Directors

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 Chamber Board of Directors. The Chamber elects new leadership each fiscal year, with the fiscal year running from July 1st, 2013 to June 30th, 2014.

The Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Ex-Officio members of the Board attend quarterly meetings, provide direction for Chamber staff and volunteers, and manage the finances of the Chamber. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Foundry and Local Artist Showcase History in Sculpture Exhibit at Customs House Museum

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN — It may be unusual for an artist and an iron foundry president to join together in a unique cultural endeavor. Then again, there is nothing usual about Clarksville sculptor Mike Andrews‘ “New Old Stock” exhibit at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

Clarksville FoundryThe relationship between Andrews and the Clarksville Foundry began in 1983 after he visited the historic manufacturing company as a student of Tennessee artist Olen Bryant.

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Customs House Museum to host Carvings, Castings, and Constructions by Mike Andrews

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Hundred-year old patterns of wheels, squares, stars, and waves merge into beautiful assemblages of wood and steel. These, along side Mike Andrews’ more widely known works of art fill the Crouch gallery of the Customs House Museum on May 17th.

Artist Mike Andrews has been creating art for more than two decades out of limestone, wood, and metal. More recently, he has produced large, wall installations comprised of patterns belonging to the Clarksville Foundry.

Artist Mike Andrews has been creating art for more than two decades out of limestone, wood, and metal. Carvings, Castings, and Constructions will be on exhibit through August 31st.

Artist Mike Andrews has been creating art for more than two decades out of limestone, wood, and metal. Carvings, Castings, and Constructions will be on exhibit through August 31st.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signs Workers Compenstation Reform Bill in Clarksville

 

Legislation brings clarity, fairness to system

The Seal of the State of TennesseeClarksville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam held a ceremonial bill signing at Clarksville Foundry, Inc. for his workers’ compensation reform legislation, HB 194/SB 200, approved by the Tennessee General Assembly.

Workers’ compensation premium rates for employers in Tennessee are higher than the national average and higher than all of Tennessee’s bordering states, and the state is one of only two that adjudicated workers’ compensation claims in the trial courts, often delaying benefits to employees and producing inconsistent results. «Read the rest of this article»

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