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Clarksville Mayor Candidate Bill Summers announces his Downtown Redevelopment Plan

 

A Vibrant and Magnetic Downtown District

Election 2014Clarksville, TN – Bill Summers, candidate for Clarksville mayor, is formally announcing his four-step plan for the future of a robust and energetic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee, that will spur economic and social development and encourage citizens to reconnect with their downtown district.

Summers presented his four-step plan to the Downtown Clarksville Association on Thursday, February 13th.  Small business owners in attendance resonated with Summers’ vision for the downtown district.

Bill Summers

Bill Summers

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Owensboro Kentucky to build Convention Center

 
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Clarksville, TN – Owensboro Kentucky officials are in the final stages for breaking ground on a new 169,000 square-foot, $48.4 million convention center, scheduled to open in 2013.

The Owensboro Downtown Convention Center Steering Committee and the Owensboro-Davies County Industrial Development Authority will meet Tuesday to consider final revisions to the design that’s scheduled to break ground April 1st.  The design of the convention center has been approved, and will be a glass-front, staggered, three-box, two-level convention center, overlooking the Ohio River. «Read the rest of this article»

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Mayor McMillan Gives State of the City Address

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan gave her State of the City address at the Customs House Museum today. The Mayor started out speaking about the challenges she has faced since taking office in January 2011, the economic growth of the city, and new programs that are being planned to improve the quality of life for all Clarksville residents.

New programs include:  a new parking facility located in downtown Clarksville, along with refurbishments to the existing parking garages; public transit services from Clarksville to Nashville for commuters, bringing a riverboat back to Clarksville; a Summer Night Lights Program keeping Clarksville Parks open after dark to provide safe places for Clarksville Teens; along with a public-private partnership to bring a new convention center to Clarksville. For full details continue reading as a transcript of her speech is included below.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan addressing the attendees

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan addressing the attendees

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Convention Center for Clarksville?

 

Clarksville, TN – Wjzm radio was first to report that there is an effort underway to build a convention center/hotel complex in Clarksville.

A group of investors led by a local physician has optioned land near the new hospital, and asked the Regional Planning Commission for zoning to allow for the facility.

A sample floor plan for a Convention Center (Merriam-Webster Visual Dictionary)

A sample floor plan for a Convention Center (Merriam-Webster Visual Dictionary)

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NWTF Convention and Sport Show Offers Free Admission to Active Military

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – The National Wild Turkey Federation is bringing an exciting, new show to Nashville, Tennessee, and everyone is invited.

For the first time, NWTF members and active-duty military personnel will get free daily admission to the 35th annual NWTF National Convention and Sport Show on February 18th-20th.

“We’re excited to offer free daily admission to NWTF members as a way of thanking them for their support, and to members of the military to show appreciation for their service to our nation,” said George C. Thornton, NWTF CEO.

NWTF National Convention and Sport Show

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