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Help kids kick Cancer by giving blood with the American Red Cross

 

Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts partner to raise awareness of childhood cancers, offer free haircut coupon to donors in September

American Red CrossNashville, TN – During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support kids, teens and young adults battling cancer, as well as others in need of transfusions.

The National Cancer Institute estimates that more than 15,000 children and adolescents in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer each year. Childhood cancer patients may need blood products on a regular basis during chemotherapy, surgery or treatment for complications.

American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts partner to raise awareness of childhood cancers, offer free haircut coupon to donors in September. (Sharon Penn/American Red Cross)

American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts partner to raise awareness of childhood cancers, offer free haircut coupon to donors in September. (Sharon Penn/American Red Cross)

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City of Clarksville breaks ground on District 3 Police Precinct

 

$3 million project will provide modern workspace for Clarksville Police

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville leaders broke ground Friday on a new District 3 Police Precinct to provide an expanded modern space to serve the public and improve the effectiveness of officers and detectives.

The new precinct will be built on a 1.5 acre site on International Boulevard just east of Interstate 24/Exit 8 next to Clarksville Fire Rescue Station 12.

Handling the ceremonial groundbreaking for Clarksville’s District 3 Police Precinct were (L to R), Captain James Smith, City Councilman Jeff Henlen, Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, Clarksville Police Chief David Crockarell, Daniel Binkley of Rufus Johnson Associates and J.R. Fredrick of Boger Construction.

Handling the ceremonial groundbreaking for Clarksville’s District 3 Police Precinct were (L to R), Captain James Smith, City Councilman Jeff Henlen, Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, Clarksville Police Chief David Crockarell, Daniel Binkley of Rufus Johnson Associates and J.R. Fredrick of Boger Construction.

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American Red Cross, American Cancer Society partnering to help Cancer Patients

 

Cancer Patients use more Blood than those fighting any other Disease

American Red CrossNashville, TN – Patients fighting cancer need more blood than patients fighting any other disease, using nearly one-quarter of the nation’s blood supply. That’s why this February, the American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society have teamed up to encourage people across the country to Give Blood to Give Time, ensuring loved ones have the strength and support to battle cancer.

American Red Cross phlebotomist Marquis Lewis visits with Kimberly McCaw while she donates blood. (Jason Miczek, American Red Cross)

American Red Cross phlebotomist Marquis Lewis visits with Kimberly McCaw while she donates blood. (Jason Miczek, American Red Cross)

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American Red Cross says Need for blood doesn’t stop for holidays

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, more than 1 million units of blood could be transfused in the United States. Individuals are urged to give a lifesaving gift this holiday season by making an appointment to donate blood or platelets and help the American Red Cross ensure a sufficient supply is available for patients throughout the holiday season.

Those with type O blood are especially needed.

Those who come to give through Decenber 18th will receive a $5.00 Amazon.com Gift Card. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

Those who come to give through Decenber 18th will receive a $5.00 Amazon.com Gift Card. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

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American Red Cross is making it easy, rewarding to save lives this holiday season

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to be the lifeline for patients in need this holiday season by making an appointment to give blood or platelets.

While helping to save lives is likely motivation enough, those who come out to give November 18th-December 18th will also receive a $5.00 Amazon.com Gift Card via email, courtesy of Suburban Propane. Still need reasons to fit lifesaving blood donation into busy holiday schedules?

$5.00 Amazon.com Gift Card, courtesy of Suburban Propane, for blood and platelet donors.

$5.00 Amazon.com Gift Card, courtesy of Suburban Propane, for blood and platelet donors.

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Clarksville Police response to Rumor of an Active Shooter at Governor’s Square Mall

 

Following is a Summation from a CPD supervisor on scene.

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police got a call at approximately 5:54pm of a fight in progress at the Governor’s Square Mall, near the front entrance.

CPD Officer Jonathan Williams was the first to respond and make it on scene. He was followed by Sgt Ferguson. While they were still en-route, dispatch advised that someone is advising they saw a gun.

But, there was never a discharge of a firearm reported.

Clarksville Police responded to a call about a fight in progress at Governor's Square Mall.

Clarksville Police responded to a call about a fight in progress at Governor’s Square Mall.

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Clarksville Transit System’s Spooky Special hits the road for Halloween

 

Clarksville Transit System - CTSClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Transit System (CTS) Spooky Special is back for another Spooky Tour.

The Halloween-adorned bus will run the streets of Clarksville, offering free rides on Thursday, October 31st, 2019.

The Spooky Special, or Spooky Bus as some call it, is a Clarksville Transit System Halloween tradition that started 28 years ago to help residents get acquainted with the transportation service and to thank consistent passengers.

Clarksville Transit System's Spooky Bus will offer free rides on Halloween.

Clarksville Transit System’s Spooky Bus will offer free rides on Halloween.

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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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Clarksville Police Officer bit during Arrest of Man with Kentucky Warrant

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Around 5:30pm, Friday, August 16th, 2019, Clarksville Police Officers were called to Governors Square Mall, 2801 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard, after a man, Tarvaris Williams, had taken a female acquaintance’s phone, smashed it and took off running through the mall.

Officers located Williams and after a foot pursuit, he stopped and was initially cooperative. When officers attempted to take Williams into custody, he pulled away, resisted, and the officers attempted to gain control by placing him on the floor.

Clarksville Police arrest Tarvaris Williams at Governors Square Mall Friday evening for vandalism, evading and simple assault.

Clarksville Police arrest Tarvaris Williams at Governors Square Mall Friday evening for vandalism, evading and simple assault.

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American Red Cross looks to prevent Summer Blood Shortage, Donate today

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The _meric_n Red Cr_ss needs _l_ _d d_n_rs to bring back the missing A’s, B’s and O’s. A few missing letters may not seem like a big deal in a sentence, but for patients who need A, B, O and AB blood types, these missing letters mean life.

The American Red Cross urges donors of all blood types to give now to help prevent delays in medical care this summer.

A blood shortage postponed open-heart surgery for Jacqueline Rogers when she was 8 years old. Luckily, donors came forward and she was able to have surgery. (American Red Cross)

A blood shortage postponed open-heart surgery for Jacqueline Rogers when she was 8 years old. Luckily, donors came forward and she was able to have surgery. (American Red Cross)

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