Topic: Clarksville Sunrise Rotary Club
Clarksville, TN – Earlier this year, the Austin Peay State University Office of Alumni Relations announced the recipients of the 2019 Candlelight Ball Awards.
The Wendell H. Gilbert Award will go to Dr. Jeannie Beauchamp, who established Clarksville Pediatric Dentistry in 1999, and the Spirit of Austin Peay Award will go to Len Rye, a residential contractor who specializes in custom homes.
Written by Mari-Alice Jasper
Fort Campbell, KY – U.S. Army Soldiers, veterans, community members and Fort Campbell leadership gathered Saturday, December 15th, 2018, at 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Headquarters to honor the fallen during a Wreaths Across America ceremony.
Fort Campbell hosted the event that was part of the Clarksville Sunrise Rotary club’s participation in the worldwide wreath-laying effort. This year, more than 2 million volunteers visited about 1,400 locations around the globe to place wreaths.
Wreaths Across America is a nonprofit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Foundation has selected 10 new members for 2014.
The APSU Foundation provides the structure through which the University can work directly with special volunteers and community leaders to enhance the financial well being of the University. The Foundation’s purpose is to financially support the University. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville Sunrise Rotary Club Welcomed Major General James C. McConville To Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Sunrise Rotary Club welcomed special speaker Commanding General of 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Major General James C. McConville to this morning’s breakfast on the campus of Austin Peay State University.
The breakfast was attended by city leaders including Austin Peay State University President Tim Hall and Rotarian members from both the Clarksville Sunrise Rotary and the Clarksville Rotary clubs.
Clarksville Sunrise Rotary Club Congratulates Northwest High School Student Ashley Rhodes, Speech Contest Winner
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Sunrise Rotary Club held its 2012 Four-Way Test Speech Contest, Thursday, April 12th, on the campus of Austin Peay State University. Two high school students competed to win cash prizes and the opportunity to move forward to the Rotary District 6760 contest.
Ashley Rhoades, an 11th grade Northwest High School student, challenged 10th grade student Christian Dashcle for the esteemed prize. Both students were tutored by Northwest speech teacher Jaime Holder.
APSU Men and Women’s Basketball
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay Athletics will donate all proceeds from tickets sold at the door at the women’s and men’s basketball games on January 20th and 22nd to a project in northern Haiti. This project, initially developed by an Austin Peay professor with support from the university, has received further funding from the Clarksville Sunrise Rotary Club.
The purpose of the project is to provide material and logistical support to a group of about 200 coffee and cocoa bean farmers in Tibouk, Haiti, who are trying to raise the quality of their products so as to be able to export them to the United States and other countries. A small group of Rotary members will travel to Haiti later this year to continue work on this project.
Montgomery County, TN – Congratulations go to Dr. Jeannie Beauchamp and Chris Davis for being selected the Montgomery County recipients for the 2010 Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards.
Beauchamp, the Montgomery County Adult winner, serves on numerous boards and committees of local organizations. She is the Board Chairman of the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce and a member of Sunrise Rotary. Beauchamp volunteers at the Good Samaritan Clinic, is president of the Montgomery County Chapter of Friends of Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital and she volunteers for a medical mission to Haiti annually. She is a very busy person, but still finds time to help those in need – both in Montgomery County and around the world.
The pictures and news footage coming out of Haiti are often hard to watch. The 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck the island-nation on Jan. 12 killed an estimated 200,000 people, but many more have suffered and died in the following days due to insufficient medical personnel and equipment.
The situation is overwhelming for the doctors and nurses who’ve managed to make it into the area, but on Sunday, Jan. 31, the Clarksville community will get the opportunity to directly support medical teams working in the devastated region through Clarksville Responds: Haiti Relief Efforts for the Visitation Hospital Foundation, a city-wide concert and telethon.
Throughout the day, some of the area’s top bands and musicians will perform for the public at three locations – The First Church of the Nazarene on Warfield Boulevard, Einstein Bros. Bagels at the Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center and the Music/Mass Communication Building’s Concert Hall on the APSU campus. «Read the rest of this article»
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