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US Bank Donates $3,000 to Support LEAP’s Partners in Employment (PIE) Initiative

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – The U.S. Bank Foundation, has awarded a $3,000 grant to LEAP’s Youth Career Readiness Program as a Partner In Employment. The grant is a part of U.S. Banks’s Community Possible Program, which supports organizations and programs that advance the funding priorities in areas where designated U.S. Bank communities are served.

Decisions are based on organizations financial stability, leadership, impact measurement, and collaboration with key community stakeholders in the community. LEAP Organization fits the bill! Damon Jennings, LEAP ORG Board member, describes U.S. Bank’s support as simply tremendous to help youth enhance their employability skills.

LEAP's Partners in Employment (PIE) Initiative

LEAP’s Partners in Employment (PIE) Initiative

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Daymar College Play-A-Thon set for July 23rd

 

Daymar CollegeClarksville, TN – Daymar College, in Clarksville, will host a Play-A-Thon family event July 23rd, 2016 from 9:00am-1:00pm.

There will be inflatables, carnival type food, music, games, a ride-a-thon, door prizes, limited school supplies and a drawing for a bike or two.

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The Awesome 80’s Prom Dances Through the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Written by Ken Davenport, “The Awesome 80’s Prom” at the Roxy Regional Theatre featured a cast that sparkled through the music of the era with not only audience participation throughout but sizzling singing and dancing.

Joe Filippo as Mr. Richard “Dick” Snelgrove, the principal, attempted to keep the boisterous cast in line as Stephanie Stafford as Mrs. Patty Lascalzo (or Mrs. L, the drama teacher) announced irrelevant interruptions such as the Alabama car parked in the wrong spot.

"The Awesome 80's Prom" currently playing at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

“The Awesome 80’s Prom” currently playing at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

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Roxy Regional Theatre presents “The Awesome ’80s Prom” starting this Friday, June 17th

 

Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of the hit interactive musical experience “The Awesome ’80s Prom”, hits the stage this Friday. The Production runs June 17th through July 9th. Get ready to party like it’s 1989! Step back in time, join the breakdance circle, and participate in all the high school drama.

Ken Davenport’s blast-from-the-past crowd favorite immerses the audience in the lives of characters competing for Prom King and Queen at the not-so-subtly-named Wanaget High. And, just like on “American Idol,” the audience decides who wins each night!

"The Awesome '80s Prom" stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

“The Awesome ’80s Prom” stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

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“The Awesome ’80s Prom” will be held at the Roxy Regional Theatre, June 17th – July 9th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Get ready to party like it’s 1989! Step back in time, join the breakdance circle, and participate in all the high school drama at the Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of the hit interactive musical experience “The Awesome ’80s Prom”, June 17th – July 9th.

Ken Davenport’s blast-from-the-past crowd favorite immerses the audience in the lives of characters competing for Prom King and Queen at the not-so-subtly-named Wanaget High. And, just like on “American Idol,” the audience decides who wins each night!

"The Awesome '80s Prom" stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

“The Awesome ’80s Prom” stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

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Clarksville’s Daymar College to hold Spring Career Fair March 18th

 

Daymar CollegeClarksville, TN – Daymar Institute will host the annual Spring Career Fair March 18th, 2016 at the campus on 2691 Trenton Road.

The career fair will last from 10:00am until 2:00pm.

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The Clarksville-Area Chamber of Commerce’s Home and Garden Show Continues Today

 

Clarksville Chamber of Commerce Home and Garden ShowClarksville, TN – The fifth annual Clarksville-Area Chamber of Commerce Home and Garden Show continues today at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center at Liberty Park (Highway 13/48) from noon through 5:00pm. This year the event is brought to you by Furniture connection.

Just in time for Spring, this year’s Garden show will boast over 50 vendors who will be there to assist you in planning all your home improvement projects. Whether it be landscaping, painting, education, furniture, or roofing.

The 2014 Clarksville-Area Chamber of Commerce Home and Garden Show

The 2014 Clarksville-Area Chamber of Commerce Home and Garden Show

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Daymar Institute facilitates Interpersonal Communication Class for youth

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – Damon Jennings, of Daymar Institute passionately explains the importance of developing strong interpersonal communication skills to students enrolled in the LEAP Youth Career Development Program.

Damon simplified, yet expanded their definition and understanding of communication being the attempt to send and receive messages between parties whether face to face, telephone, texting, internet, sign language, signage, and other non verbal cues.

Damon Jennings, of the Daymar Institute  teaches interpersonal communication skills to students enrolled in the LEAP Youth Career Development Program.

Damon Jennings, of the Daymar Institute teaches interpersonal communication skills to students enrolled in the LEAP Youth Career Development Program.

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APSU shares impact Education has on Career Development

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – APSU Vice President of the National Alumni Association, Makeba Webb shared the ins and outs of pursuing higher learning opportunities and relationship that education has to career development with students enrolled in the LEAP Youth Career Development Program.

Students listened intently as Makeba advised them of the differences between financial aid, Pell Grants, scholarships and student loans and the impact selecting a school in state or out of state would have on funding sources.

APSU's Makeba Webb speaks with LEAP Youth Career Development Program students.

APSU’s Makeba Webb speaks with LEAP Youth Career Development Program students.

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Kohls Cares

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – February 2nd, 2013 marked the halfway point for the youth enrolled in the Hybrid Career Development Program. For the 1st 6 weeks a diverse group guest speakers facilitated classes that addressed Self Awareness, Education, Interpersonal Communication, Career Search Preparation, Networking , and Career Progress.

Kohls Manager, Brian Ballinger enlightened students on the importance of continuing to grow after getting the job and shared several key principles for moving up the corporate ladder. In addition to facilitating the classroom instructions, Brian and a group of dedicated Kohls employees volunteer regularly to support Manna Café to fund the Career Development Program through the Kohl’s Cares Associates in Action Program.

Kohls Manager Brian Ballinger speaking to the students

Kohls Manager Brian Ballinger speaking to the students

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