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Austin Peay State University single-parent students to get assists through new scholarship from Fortera Foundation

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Fortera Credit Union’s recently established Fortera Foundation has made a generous donation to create and endow the Fortera Foundation Bridge Scholarship at Austin Peay State University (APSU).

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council announces Suzanne Langford as New Chairman

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC) is pleased to announce Suzanne W. Langford as the Chairman of the Board for the 2020­2021 term.

Langford is the Middle Tennessee Senior Market Executive at Planters Bank and has long been involved in the economic development of the community; previously serving as Industrial Development Board (IDB) Chair for the 2019-2020 term, as well as Secretary-Treasurer of the IDB for the 2017-2018 term.

Suzanne W. Langford

Suzanne W. Langford

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Fortera Credit Union creates Fortera Foundation to Combat Generational Poverty

 

Fortera Credit UnionClarksville, TN – Fortera Credit Union has announced its establishment of the Fortera Foundation.  The not-for-profit organization aims to help break the cycle of generational poverty and improve families’ long-term financial stability. 

“Fulfilling our purpose to be a force for financial good, it was important to Fortera that we establish an entity dedicated solely to supporting our community impact initiatives,” said Tom Kane, Fortera Credit Union President and CEO.  The Fortera Foundation aligns our core values, resources and commitment to make meaningful investments in the communities we serve,” said Kane.

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Visit Clarksville Board Names Officers; Two New Members

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Visit Clarksville, the marketing organization that promotes the community as a travel destination, announces that Ginna Holleman, vice president of marketing at Fortera Credit Union, will serve as chair of its board of directors for a one year term beginning July 1st, 2020.

Ginna Holleman

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Austin Peay State University Candlelight Ball auction to raise funds for APSU scholarships

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Candlelight Ball is set for Saturday, March 14th, 2020.

Charlie Daniels, the Country Music Hall of Famer known for “sawing on a fiddle and playing it hot,” helped reinvigorate that 400-year-old instrument with his 1979 hit, “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.”

Austin Peay State University Candlelight Ball Auction features incredible items including a signed Charlie Daniels fiddle.

Austin Peay State University Candlelight Ball Auction features incredible items including a signed Charlie Daniels fiddle.

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Roxy Regional Theatre opens romantic musical comedy “The Fantasticks” on Valentine’s Day

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Anyone wishing to treat their special someone to an unforgettable evening this upcoming Valentine’s Day weekend need look no further than the Roxy Regional Theatre, Clarksville’s oldest professional theatre.

Opening Valentine’s night and running through the end of the month, the timeless romantic musical comedy “The Fantasticks” will enchant audiences at the Roxy Regional Theatre beginning at 8:00pm on Friday, February 14th. In keeping with the theatre’s traditional pay-what-you-can opening night, all tickets not pre-sold at the regular price will go on sale at 7:30pm that evening for a $5.00 minimum donation.

Matthew Combs and Annabelle Szepietowski star as Matt and Luisa in "The Fantasticks" at the Roxy Regional Theatre, February 14th-29th.

Matthew Combs and Annabelle Szepietowski star as Matt and Luisa in “The Fantasticks” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, February 14th-29th.

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Austin Peay State University physics students launch hops into stratosphere for new Strawberry Alley beer

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In the waning light of a January afternoon, a group of Austin Peay State University (APSU) physics students pushed through branches and saplings as they hiked up a steep hill outside of Carthage, Tennessee.

The team of young researchers was looking for a high-altitude weather balloon they’d launched 93,000 feet into the stratosphere earlier that day.

Austin Peay State University students launch weather balloon with hops onboard for new Strawberry Alley beer. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University students launch weather balloon with hops onboard for new Strawberry Alley beer. (APSU)

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Small Businesses Workshop to be held at Austin Peay State University

 

Sessions will focus on topics for Women and Minority Start-Ups

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On Saturday, January 25th, 2020 a group of organizations is presenting a Small and Minority Business Workshop from 8:30am to 2:00pm at the Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center.

Small Businesses Workshop to be held at Austin Peay State University

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Clarksville’s 5th Annual Welcome Home Veterans Celebration has New Exhibits

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Welcome Home Veterans Celebration is adding two new exhibits to honor veterans and first responders. During September 18th-22nd, 2019, the public is invited to participate in dozens of events and activities and show their appreciation.

The Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall at Clarksville’s Welcome Home Celebration.

The Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall at Clarksville’s Welcome Home Celebration.

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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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