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Clarksville Parks and Recreation now hiring lifeguards, cashiers for summer pool season

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for lifeguard and cashier positions for the 2020 summer pool season at the City’s four outdoor pools: Beachaven Swimming Pool, Bel-Aire Swimming Pool, Swan Lake Swimming Pool, and New Providence Swimming Pool.

Make this summer count! Earn $10.00 an hour, feel a sense of pride working in an important position, and make new friends among co-workers all while making a difference in your community as a lifeguard.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation needs workers for 2020 summer pool season.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation needs workers for 2020 summer pool season.

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Clarksville Police Officer Jonathan Williams presented with Lifesaver Award

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Friday, November 8th, 2019, Clarksville Police Officer Jonathan Williams was recognized for his actions during an emergency situation and was presented with a Lifesaver Award. The Lifesaver award is given to officers whose direct actions saves or extends the life of another person.

On September 19th, 2019, around 10:00am, Officer Jonathan Williams responded to 911 call at the Marathon Gas Station at 2088 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

Clarksville Police Officer Jonathan Williams receives Lifesaver Award.

Clarksville Police Officer Jonathan Williams receives Lifesaver Award.

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American Heart Association says Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest third leading cause of Disease-Related Health Loss

 

Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes Journal Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest was the third leading cause of “health loss due to disease” in the United States behind ischemic heart disease and low back/neck pain in 2016, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal.

This groundbreaking study is the first to estimate disability-adjusted life years (DALY) – which measures the sum of years of life lost prematurely and years lived with disability due to a disease – among those who experienced non-traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the United States.

Wall mounted AED with emergency phone. (American Heart Association)

Wall mounted AED with emergency phone. (American Heart Association)

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American Heart Association reports Physically active Women have significantly decreased risk of Heart Disease

 

American Heart Association

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – American Heart Association says women who spent less of their day in sedentary behaviors—sitting or reclining while awake—had a significantly decreased risk of heart disease, but there has been an increase in the incidence of younger women having acute heart attacks in the U.S., according to two studies in a special Go Red for Women issue of the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation, published in February, American Heart Month.

This is the third annual issue of the journal dedicated to research about women and cardiovascular health.

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Waterdogs Scuba becomes Clarksville Montgomery County Green Certified

 

Clarksville Montgomery County Green Certification Program (CMCGCP)

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County Green Certification Program (CMCGCP) held a green ribbon cutting on Monday, September 24th, 2018 for the newest certified organization, Waterdogs Scuba and Safety.

The ceremony was attended by Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Melinda Shepard of the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce, David Graham Director of Bi-County Solid Waste, CMCGCP Steering Committee member Rose Melton (Altra Federal Credit Union), CMCGCP Steering Committee member Doug Jones (Montgomery County), and CMCGCP Manager Carlye Sommers.

(L to R) Doug Jones, Carlye Sommers, Mayor Jim Durrett, Steve Wagner, Glenda Stout, Cecil Stout, Ben Gaballa, David Graham, Rich Holladay, Rose Melton, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Melinda Shepard.

(L to R) Doug Jones, Carlye Sommers, Mayor Jim Durrett, Steve Wagner, Glenda Stout, Cecil Stout, Ben Gaballa, David Graham, Rich Holladay, Rose Melton, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Melinda Shepard.

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Tennessee recognizes Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Deputies

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO)

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate Randy Paddock, Jessica Oakes, Ashely Beck, David Corder, and Mack Little on their recent recognitions from the state of Tennessee.

On September 12th, 2018, Deputy Paddock was presented with the Three Stars of Tennessee Award at the First Responders Recognition Ceremony at the Governor’s Executive Residence in Nashville, TN.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy Randy Paddock receives the Three Stars of Tennessee Award.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy Randy Paddock receives the Three Stars of Tennessee Award.

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Clarksville Police Officer Samantha Kellett Receives a Lifesaver Award

 

Clarksville Police Department

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Officer Samantha Kellett was presented with a Lifesaver Award for saving a man’s life On April 10th, 2018.

Officer Kellett arrived on scene and observed a man who had stopped breathing and quickly began to administer CPR. After approximately one minute of vigorous chest compressions, the victim started breathing and regained consciousness.

Clarksville Police Officer Samantha Kellett being presented with a Lifesaver Award.

Clarksville Police Officer Samantha Kellett being presented with a Lifesaver Award.

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Clarksville Police charge Sarah Scribner for her Infant’s Death

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Saturday, April 28th, 2018 at approximately 11:41pm, Clarksville Police officers responded to the 200 Block of Orleans Drive in response to a 911 call of an unresponsive child.

When officers arrived they found a 4 month old female not breathing. CPD officers and EMS personnel performed CPR and the child was transported to Tennova Healthcare.

The child failed to regain consciousness and was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

Clarksville Police were dispatched to the 200 Block of Orleans Drive on report of an unresponsive child Saturday night. The child was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Clarksville Police were dispatched to the 200 Block of Orleans Drive on report of an unresponsive child Saturday night. The child was pronounced dead at the hospital.

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American Heart Association says Cardiac Arrest Survival greatly increases when bystanders use an Automated External Defibrillator

 

Circulation Journal Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Survival from cardiac arrest doubled when a bystander stepped in to apply an automated external defibrillator (AED) before emergency responders arrived, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation. 

According to the American Heart Association, of the more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests that occur in the United States each year, more than 100,000 happen outside the home.

Close up of wall mounted Automated External Defibrillator (AED). (American Heart Association)

Close up of wall mounted Automated External Defibrillator (AED). (American Heart Association)

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American Heart Association commits to improving in-hospital cardiac arrest survival through innovative competency improvement solution

 

Maintenance of resuscitation skills a key element in increasing survival rates

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – The overall odds of surviving a cardiac arrest in the U.S. could vary by as much as 42 percent between randomly selected hospitals.1  Research has found that poor quality CPR should be considered a preventable harm, and timely delivery of high-quality CPR is the greatest determinant of survival from cardiac arrest.2

Unfortunately, even with trained professionals, poor quality CPR is common.3

Nurse demonstrating Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI®) equipment. (American Heart Association)

Nurse demonstrating Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI®) equipment. (American Heart Association)

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