Clarksville, TN Online: News, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment.


Topic: Community Action Agency

Altra Federal Credit Union donates $100,000 to help Community Members in need during Altra Gives Back Day

 

Altra Employees given the day for Wellness

Altra Federal Credit UnionClarksville, TN – For the past two years on the second Tuesday in October, Altra Federal Credit Union employees have spent their day volunteering at organizations in the communities they serve. Due to COVID-19 Coronavirus, Altra Gives Back Day 2020 will take a different form.

In advance of the previously scheduled event on October 12th, 2020 Altra is distributing $100,000 to various organizations in the core markets they serve to provide direct aid to those in need.

Altra employees: Rose Melton, Jesse Presley, Gail Fielder, Dan Schwaab, Brian Selph, Heather Cheesman. Valerie Guzman, Stephanie Knight, and Brandi Ficklin from United Way of Greater Clarksville with Leslie Chiodini from Community Action Agency and Terri Williams from Crisis 211.

Altra employees: Rose Melton, Jesse Presley, Gail Fielder, Dan Schwaab, Brian Selph, Heather Cheesman. Valerie Guzman, Stephanie Knight, and Brandi Ficklin from United Way of Greater Clarksville with Leslie Chiodini from Community Action Agency and Terri Williams from Crisis 211.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Business | No Comments
 

Manna Café Ministries needs Volunteers for Emergency Mobile Pantry

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Manna Café Ministries is seeking 50 volunteers to step up Friday and help people who lost food supplies during the power outage caused by last weekend’s storm.

The ministry at 605 Providence Boulevard, Clarksville, will receive a special shipment of food from Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee at 8:00am Friday.

Manna Café Ministries to hold a Mobile Pantry food giveaway on Friday at 605 Providence Boulevard for those that have lost food due to power outage..

Manna Café Ministries to hold a Mobile Pantry food giveaway on Friday at 605 Providence Boulevard for those that have lost food due to power outage.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

City of Clarksville renames park to honor Sidney Brown

 

‘CSM Sidney R. Brown Park at Birchwood’ pays tribute to veteran, leader

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville officials will conduct a ceremony at noon Saturday to officially rename Birchwood Park in honor of U.S. Army veteran and community leader Sidney R. Brown.

Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Brown, 85, is battling cancer, but is expected to attend the ceremony.

CSM (Ret.) Sidney R. Brown, right, received a proclamation from Councilman Richard Garrett at an event earlier this year. The City of Clarksville has renamed Birchwood Park as “CSM Sidney R. Brown Park at Birchwood” in honor of the U.S. Army veteran and community leader.

CSM (Ret.) Sidney R. Brown, right, received a proclamation from Councilman Richard Garrett at an event earlier this year. The City of Clarksville has renamed Birchwood Park as “CSM Sidney R. Brown Park at Birchwood” in honor of the U.S. Army veteran and community leader.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 


Clarksville Agencies offer help after Power Outages

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Several Clarksville food relief agencies are stepping up to help people who lost food supplies during the weekend’s power outages.

The City of Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development, which helps provide resources and homeless services, is working with the Community Action Agency, Loaves and Fishes, Manna Café Ministries and Urban Ministries to coordinate the effort.

People in need of food because of spoilage during the power outages should make direct contact with one of these participating agencies:

There were over 13,000 power outages across the City of Clarksville due to recent storms. (CDE Lightband)

There were over 13,000 power outages across the City of Clarksville due to recent storms. (CDE Lightband)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

City of Clarksville honors Agencies that fight Homelessness

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and the Office of Housing and Community Development Office paused Thursday to honor Clarksville’s service providers who fight homelessness and hunger.

“You are special folks, the leaders who step up in our community every day to work on the front lines in service to those who need a place to stay, nutritious food, medical care, and shelter from harm,” Mayor Pitts said. “I thank you from the bottom of my heart for the work you do to help our people and make Clarksville such a caring community.”

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Keith Lampkin, director of the Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development, present a Certificate of Appreciation to the the Salvation Army on Thursday at a breakfast  to honor  Clarksville’s service providers who fight homelessness and hunger. Also honored were Urban Ministries; Manna Café; The Salvation Army and Serenity House; Flourishing Families; the Community Action Agency; and the Green Hill Development Corporation.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Keith Lampkin, director of the Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development, present a Certificate of Appreciation to the the Salvation Army on Thursday at a breakfast to honor Clarksville’s service providers who fight homelessness and hunger. Also honored were Urban Ministries; Manna Café; The Salvation Army and Serenity House; Flourishing Families; the Community Action Agency; and the Green Hill Development Corporation.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

City of Clarksville, United Way unveil “Real Change, Not Spare Change” program to reduce panhandling

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and the United Way of the Greater Clarksville Area have introduced a program designed to reduce panhandling by encouraging citizens to give to agencies that attack the real problems of need and homelessness.

The “Real Change, Not Spare Change” program urges citizens to refrain from making direct donations to panhandlers. Instead, the campaign encourages residents to contribute to agencies that provide food for people in need and to agencies whose mission is to provide services to homeless individuals and families.

City of Clarksville, United Way's Real Change, Not Spare Change program «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

City of Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development to hold Homeless Solutions Forum Tuesday, May 20th

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan will join the City of Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development to host a Homeless Solutions Forum on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 from 9:00am–3:00pm.

The forum will be held at Freedom Point in Liberty Park. «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Events | No Comments
 


Nonprofit Partnership Network presents two Connect and Learn Sessions at the Clarksville Public Library on August 21st, 2013

 

“Reducing Grant Fraud Risk” and “Homeless Women and Children-Families in Transition.”

Hands On ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Nonprofit Partnership Network will present two “Connect and Learn “ sessions on August 21st, 2013 from 1:00pm-4:00pm at the Clarksville-Montgomery County  Public Library, 350 Pageant Lane, Clarksville in the large meeting room.

The first session, “Reducing Grant Fraud Risk” will be held from 1:00pm-2:00 pm. Today, nonprofit leaders face unprecedented scrutiny more than ever. As the demands on nonprofits performance and accountability escalate, most of the scrutiny is focused on fundraising, spending, fiscal oversight, and fiduciary responsibilities of leaders. «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Events | No Comments
 

H.O.P.E. needs your help to feed those in need for Thanksgiving

 

Hispanic Organization for Progress and Education (H.O.P.E.)Once again the Hispanic Organization for Progress & Education (H.O.P.E.) is collecting donations for its annual Thanksgiving drive, which feeds needy families in Clarksville.

Donations should be made out to H.O.P.E. and sent to its office at 410 Church St., Clarksville, TN 37040 or dropped off at Faith Outreach Church at 731 Windermere Dr. «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Queen City Lions club receives grant

 

The local Queen City Lions Club has received a grant in the form of twenty-five $50 gift cards from the Lions Club International. The Lions Club partnered with Community Action Agency to distribute the funds to the flood victims in our community. 

Queen City Lions Club

Sections: News | No Comments
 



  • Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our FeedVisit Us On Instagram
  • Personal Controls