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City of Clarksville debuts “Cause for Applause” for staff

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts honored 90 City of Clarksville employees for outstanding job performance in the inaugural “Cause for Applause” program.

High-achieving City of Clarksville employees get Shining Star and Rising Star awards.

High-achieving City of Clarksville employees get Shining Star and Rising Star awards.

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Warm Souls touches hundreds Christmas Eve

 

Radical Mission Compassionate MinistriesClarksville, TN – Jon Vaughn of Radical Mission Compassionate Ministries stood at the main entrance of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Morgan University Center on Christmas Eve, welcoming hundreds of people who were in need of a little help during the holiday season.

“This is our 12th year of doing this,” Vaughn said. “During the last 11 years we have served a little over 12,000 meals, and given away more than 15,000 toys. We have also provided 350 free haircuts in the four years our volunteers have offered that service.”

Radical Mission Compassionate Ministries held its annual Warm Souls event at APSU's Morgan Center.

Radical Mission Compassionate Ministries held its annual Warm Souls event at APSU’s Morgan Center.

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, Our First Year in Office

 

Busy 12 months yielded better intergovernmental relations, smoother budgeting, and several new departmental leaders

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts’ first year in office has produced dramatic improvements in local intergovernmental cooperation, effective hiring of several new departmental leaders, smooth deliberation and adoption of the 2020-21 Fiscal Year budget, and a strong focus on communicating with citizens.

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Clarksville Fire Rescue raises $8,000 for YMCA’s After Breast Cancer Program

 

Clarksville Fire RescueClarksville, TN – Clarksville Fire Rescue firefighters and staff members concluded a drive to sell hundreds of black-and-pink T-shirts that allowed them to donate $8,000 to the YMCA’s After Breast Cancer (ABC) Program.

Clarksville Fire Chief Freddie Montgomery and CFR staff members Susan Harris and Angela Moody presented the check to the Clarksville Area YMCA Thursday during the annual Tickle Me Pink event, which is a fundraiser for the ABC Program.

Chief Montgomery and a large group of firefighters were on hand to distribute roses to cancer survivors and women affected by cancer who were recognized during the event. Clarksville First Lady Cynthia Pitts offered the invocation to start the day.

Clarksville Fire Rescue Chief Freddie Montgomery, front row center, joins with members of Fire Rescue to present a check for $8,000 to the YMCA's After Breast Cancer program at Thursday’s Tickle Me Pink event at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. Susan Harris and Angela Moody, both to Montgomery’s right, lead CFR’s annual T-shirt fundraiser which benefits ABC. Clarksville First Lady Cynthia Pitts, back row center, offered the invocation at Tickle Me Pink.

Clarksville Fire Rescue Chief Freddie Montgomery, front row center, joins with members of Fire Rescue to present a check for $8,000 to the YMCA’s After Breast Cancer program at Thursday’s Tickle Me Pink event at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. Susan Harris and Angela Moody, both to Montgomery’s right, lead CFR’s annual T-shirt fundraiser which benefits ABC. Clarksville First Lady Cynthia Pitts, back row center, offered the invocation at Tickle Me Pink.

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United Way Asks the Community “What’s Your Why?”

 

United Way Of Greater ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – For the love of community, United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region launched their 2019 – 2020 campaign at the Roxy Regional Theatre on August 28th.

In the campaign spirit, United Way CEO Valerie Guzman asked the crowd what their why was? “We all have a reason why we do what we do,” said Guzman.

“Why do you give back to those in need? Why do you advocate for community change? Why do you volunteer at local organizations? When we find our why our purpose becomes stronger, our vision clearer, and our impact bigger.”

United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region launched their 2019 - 2020 campaign at the Roxy Regional Theatre located in Downtown Clarksville.

United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region launched their 2019 – 2020 campaign at the Roxy Regional Theatre located in Downtown Clarksville.

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Austin Peay State University gets visit from Senator Marsha Blackburn, congratulates Military, Veteran graduates

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On August 7th, 2019, Austin Peay State University (APSU) got a surprise visit from U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn to congratulate the University’s graduating military and veteran students.

U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn attends Austin Peay State University's Military and Veteran Graduate Recognition Ceremony. (APSU)

U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn attends Austin Peay State University’s Military and Veteran Graduate Recognition Ceremony. (APSU)

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City of Clarksville’s Step Challenge inspires healthy competition

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville employees logged 50,867,057 steps, as part of a step challenge issued earlier in the year After two months of taking the stairs, parking on the far side of the parking lot and counting every step taken.

The City’s new Wellness Committee issued the Step Challenge to all City employees at the end of April.

City of Clarksville Wellness Committee aims to create lifestyle changes.

City of Clarksville Wellness Committee aims to create lifestyle changes.

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Clarksville holds largest Independence Day Celebration to date

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Liberty Park was once again the site of our city’s Independence Day Celebration, that features music, food and fun for the whole family, followed by an impressive fireworks display.

This year’s fireworks were immediately followed by an equally impressive display by Mother Nature.

Thousands came out to Liberty Park on July 3rd, 2019 for food, games, live music and an impressive fireworks display.

Thousands came out to Liberty Park on July 3rd, 2019 for food, games, live music and an impressive fireworks display.

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts’ First 100 Days

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Early work improves intergovernmental relationships Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts’ first 100 days in office have produced dramatic improvements in local intergovernmental cooperation, extensive administrative and budget-planning initiatives, and a strong focus on communicating with citizens.

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

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Manna Café Ministries annual Grits & Gravy fundraiser set for May 6th

 

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Manna Café MinistriesClarksville, TN – Manna Café Ministries’ 6th annual Grits & Gravy fundraising event is happening this year on May 6th from 6:00pm–8:00pm at The Belle Hollow.

This is a nighttime event with everyone’s favorite: breakfast for dinner! Grits & Gravy will include guest speakers Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and First Lady Cynthia Pitts, acoustic entertainment, an update on the Manna Village, and more exciting surprises.

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