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Austin Peay State University Athletics fundraising sets two-year record

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Earlier this month, Austin Peay State University (APSU) announced a record-setting fundraising year, with the university netting $11.4 million for the 2019-20 fiscal year – the third consecutive year the university has posted its second-highest giving year.

Included in that university total $2.74 million raised for Austin Peay State University Athletics – the second most in department history. In the past two fiscal years, more than $6.35 million has been raised to support the Austin Peay athletics mission – the best two-year fundraising period in department history.

Austin Peay State University Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University raises $11.4 million during second-highest giving year in University history

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) has reached a fundraising total of $11.4 million in gifts and pledges for the 2020 fiscal year. This number illustrates an increase of nearly 10% in the average annual fundraising amount over last year.

Austin Peay State University's Advancement Office. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Advancement Office. (APSU)

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Gateway Chamber Orchestra to take part in The Big Payback

 

Gateway Chamber OrchestraClarksville, TN – Gateway Chamber Orchestra is once again participating in The Big Payback, a 24-hour, online giving event created to help Middle Tennessee nonprofits raise funds vital to continuing their work and directly improving the community around them. This is the fourth year that Gateway Chamber Orchestra is taking part in the event.

The Big Payback, Tennessee’s 7th Annual Giving Day, Encourages Middle Tennesseans to Give Local and Support Nonprofits During 24-Hour Campaign.

The Big Payback, Tennessee’s 7th Annual Giving Day, Encourages Middle Tennesseans to Give Local and Support Nonprofits During 24-Hour Campaign.

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Austin Peay State University raises over $10 million to achieve new second-highest giving year in School history

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A fundraising total of $10.39 million in gifts and pledges has been reached by Austin Peay State University (APSU) for the 2019 fiscal year.

This number illustrates a 40 percent increase in the average annual fundraising amount over the last five years. The total surpasses the $9.86 million raised in 2018, making this the second-highest giving year in University history.

Austin Peay State University's GovsGive campaign surpassed its goal for the third consecutive year, collecting $225,000. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s GovsGive campaign surpassed its goal for the third consecutive year, collecting $225,000. (APSU)

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Companies Nationwide Support Heart Health During American Heart Month Through Life Is Why We Give Fundraising Campaign

 

Funds Raised During February Support Local and National American Heart Association Initiatives

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – In support of the American Heart Association’s mission to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, companies nationwide are participating in the American Heart Association’s Life Is Why We Give™ fundraising campaign.

Companies will offer customers the opportunity to donate to the American Heart Association when purchases are made instore or online and some will donate a percentage of the sale price of certain items back to the American Heart Association.

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Democrats to Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam: Stop Fundraising on State Property

 

New bill will make it explicitly clear that fundraising on state-ownded property is illegal.

Tennessee Senate Democratic CaucusNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam hosted yet another private political fundraiser for a Republican candidate at the Executive Residence on Monday.  Following the event for Senator Marco Rubio, Democrats again raise questions about the legality of Haslam’s political fundraising activity on state-owned property.

Tennessee State Capitol

Tennessee State Capitol

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Tennessee Democrats raising money off of Charleston tragedy “Inappropriate in every sense of the word”

 

TNDP sends out divisive fundraising solicitation a day after 20,000 come together to show unity in Charleston

Tennessee Republican PartyNashville, TN – After learning the Tennessee Democratic Party released a fundraising solicitation centered on the tragic events in Charleston, South Carolina, Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Ryan Haynes released a stern rebuke of the TNDP’s embarrassing action:

Tennessee Democrats are seeking to raise money off of a tragedy. They’re trying to profit from a horrific situation. That is inappropriate in every sense of the word. It’s disrespectful to a community that is still living this horror. It is highly disrespectful to those who lost their lives last Wednesday night in Charleston. «Read the rest of this article»

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House focuses on assisting Veterans in Tennessee

 

Written by Curtis Johnson
Tennessee State Representative for 68th District
Speaker Pro Tempore

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Republicans in the House have spent a great deal of time this legislative session focusing on bills to assist veterans and currently serving military personnel in Tennessee.  Building on legislation passed over the last several General Assemblies, the House hopes to continue finding ways to make life easier for military members and their families in the state.

One bill from this year, House Bill 8, will ensure high school students that train between their junior and senior year in the National Guard or go to advanced training after their senior year will still remain eligible for the state’s Tennessee Promise program.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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American Cancer Society Relay For Life Kickoff Rally on October 21st at Hilldale Baptist Family Life Center

 

American Cancer Society's Relay for LifeClarksville, TN – On October 21st, the American Cancer Society Relay For Life® campaign of Montgomery County will officially get underway as event volunteers and participants gather at the Hilldale Baptist Family Life Center for a kickoff rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the year.

In addition to a delicious meal and fellowship with some of Clarksville’s finest volunteers, the rally will feature speakers from the community who have benefitted from funds raised at Relay, will honor cancer survivors, recognize this past year’s participating teams and their contributions toward this effort and during which this year’s campaign theme will be unveiled.

Montgomery County Relay For Life event to be held October 21st at the Hilldale Baptist Church Family Life Center Athletic Field.

Montgomery County Relay For Life event to be held October 21st at the Hilldale Baptist Church Family Life Center Athletic Field.

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Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund dedicates new $11 Million Intrepid Spirit Center at Fort Campbell

 

Center to treat Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Psychological Health conditions in America’s Wounded Military Service Members
Fort Campbell Center is the Third of Nine to be Completed Nationwide

Intrepid Fallen Heroes FundFort Campbell, KY – Since September 11th, 2001, psychological health conditions, including Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), have become an epidemic among members of the American military, due to violent encounters with IEDs during deployments, combat related incidents and training activities.

On Monday, service members, and thousands of others who experience TBI or psychological health conditions have new hope, as the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund (IFHF) joined with military leaders to officially dedicate the new $11 million Intrepid Spirit Center set to provide crucial treatment of psychological injuries in returning service members at Fort Campbell, KY.

Staff Sgt. Todd Domorese, Maj. Gen. Richard W. Thomas, retired Gen. Richard Cody, Spc. Miguel Hernandez, Arnold Fisher, Dave Winters, Sgt. Maj. Robert Haemmerle, Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, Dr. Brett Logan, and retired Lt. Gen. Edgar Anderson help cut the ribbon at the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund dedication of the new Intrepid Spirit Center, on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at Fort Campbell, KY. (Dean Dixon/AP Images for AP Images for Intrepid Fallen Heroes)

Staff Sgt. Todd Domorese, Maj. Gen. Richard W. Thomas, retired Gen. Richard Cody, Spc. Miguel Hernandez, Arnold Fisher, Dave Winters, Sgt. Maj. Robert Haemmerle, Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, Dr. Brett Logan, and retired Lt. Gen. Edgar Anderson help cut the ribbon at the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund dedication of the new Intrepid Spirit Center, on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at Fort Campbell, KY. (Dean Dixon/AP Images for AP Images for Intrepid Fallen Heroes)

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