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Montgomery County’s Civitan Park 25 Acre Expansion Open for Use

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On Friday evening, September 6th, 2019, approximately 200 people gathered to celebrate the much-anticipated opening of the 25-acre expansion, including Rotary’s Field of Dreams, at Montgomery County’s Civitan Park.

The idea for the park expansion began nine years ago with a vision to have a space that kids with special needs could call their own. That vision is now a wonderful reality for children, young adults and parents alike.

Montgomery County Commissioners at Field of Dreams.

Montgomery County Commissioners at Field of Dreams.

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APSU names 2019 Alumni Award Winners

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This November, during the Austin Peay State University (APSU) 2019 Homecoming celebration, the University will honor six distinguished individuals with this year’s APSU Alumni Awards.

The 2019 honorees are Outstanding Service Award recipients Dee Boaz and Shan Smith (’78); Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipients Catie Clinard (’11) and Bryan Johnson (’04); and Outstanding Alumni Award recipients Khandra Smalley (’05) and Richard Bibb (’65).

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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Roxy Regional Theatre presents Roald Dahl’s “James and the Giant Peach”, March 9th – March 31st

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s book about a boy, his insect friends and their amazing journey across the ocean on a giant piece of fruit sets sail this month on the corner of Franklin Street and First Street in Historic Downtown Clarksville.

A musical treat for the entire family to enjoy, “James and the Giant Peach” opens at the Roxy Regional Theatre on Friday, March 9th, at 6:00pm. In keeping with the theatre’s traditional pay-what-you-can opening night, all tickets not pre-sold at the regular ticket price will go on sale at 5:30pm that evening for a $5.00 minimum donation.

Seth Hatch stars in "James and the Giant Peach" at the Roxy Regional Theatre, March 9th - March 31st.

Seth Hatch stars in “James and the Giant Peach” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, March 9th – March 31st.

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Clarksville’s Rotary Clubs Support Expansion at Civitan Park

 

“The Rotary Field of Dreams” for Special Needs Families

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – In support of their Rotary International Community Service Project, the three Rotary Clubs of Clarksville provided their first donation of $323,000 for the construction of a specially designed, multi-purpose sports field that will support the county’s special needs athletes, families and support networks.

“We are calling this Community Service Project The Rotary Field of Dreams”, said David Davenport, President of the Sunrise Rotary Club.

Clarksville’s Rotary Clubs donates $323,000 for a specially designed, multi-purpose sports field that will support the county’s special needs athletes, families and support networks.

Clarksville’s Rotary Clubs donates $323,000 for a specially designed, multi-purpose sports field that will support the county’s special needs athletes, families and support networks.

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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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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Lighted Christmas Parade Winners

 

ChristmasClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Government are excited to announce the winners of this year’s night-time, lighted Christmas parade that was held on Saturday, December 3rd in Downtown Clarksville.

Over 100 local businesses, schools, and organizations showcased their Christmas spirit by walking, preparing a float, or driving a fun vehicle all decked out in holiday cheer to this year’s theme “Christmas Trees & Memories”.

57th Annual Clarksville Lighted Christmas Parade

57th Annual Clarksville Lighted Christmas Parade

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Clarksville kicks off the Christmas Season with annual Lighted Parade

 

ChristmasClarksville, TN – On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016, the 57th Annual Clarksville Lighted Christmas Parade was held in Downtown Clarksville. The theme this year was “Christmas Trees & Memories”.

Caroling on the courthouse steps began before the parade at 4:00pm. The Montgomery Central Elementary School Honor Choir; Clarksville Academy Choirs; Northeast High School Exit One, JV Exit One & Concert Choirs; and West Creek High School Honor Choir sang Christmas carols and performed to the delight of the crowd before the start of the parade.

Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus in the 56th Annual Clarksville Lighted Christmas Parade held Saturday.

Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus in the 56th Annual Clarksville Lighted Christmas Parade held Saturday.

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Sunrise Century Bicycle Tour set for Saturday, September 3rd

 

Clarksville Rotary ClubClarksville, TN – Looking for a challenge or family friendly activity for Labor Day weekend? The Sunrise Century Bicycle Tour may be the thing for you!

On Saturday, September 3rd, 2016 four different routes will begin at Rossview High School. Ranging from the Elite 100 which is the most challenging, a 100 mile self-paced, a 62 mile and a family friendly 33 mile route.

Registration will open at 6:00am.

Sunrise Century Bicycle tour to be held Labor Day weekend.

Sunrise Century Bicycle tour to be held Labor Day weekend.

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Clarksville Rotary Club donates Trail Signage to Rotary Park

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Parks and Recreation has recently completed installing new trail signage at Rotary Park. The signage was made possible through a $4,500 donation from the Clarksville Rotary Club.

The 20 signs were designed and placed by the Friends of Rotary Park group along each of the trails to better define the areas.

(L to R) Friends of Rotary President Stacey Gray, Montgomery County Parks Director Jerry Allbert and Rotarian Betty Burchett.

(L to R) Friends of Rotary President Stacey Gray, Montgomery County Parks Director Jerry Allbert and Rotarian Betty Burchett.

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