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“Bowl-a-Thon” for Empty Bowls to be hosted by Hands on Clarksville, Professor Ken Shipley and APSU Ceramics Department October 6th, 2012

 

Hands On ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Hands on Clarksville invites the community to the second annual Empty Bowls “bowl-a-thon” hosted by Ken Shipley, Associate Professor Peay State University on Saturday, October 6th from 4:00pm to 8:00pm in the Trahern building located on campus.

The purpose of the “Bowl-a-Thon” is to produce a bowls for the “Empty Bowls” project. “Empty Bowls” is an annual joint fundraiser to raise money for Loaves and Fishes and Urban Ministries Grace Assistance Food Pantry and to raise awareness about hunger issues in our community. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for August 19th, 2012

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include:

  • Volunteer for Riverfest
  • Sleep Under the Stars
  • Downtown Market

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Hands on Clarkville’s “911 Serve to Remember: Days of Service” September 1st-11th

 

Hands On ClarksvilleClarksville, TN– Clarksville is proud to be a part of the Corporation for National and Community Service 2012 September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance.  There is no day in history that has the same power to unite us in service like 9/11.

Be a part of this remarkable initiative to honor 9/11 victims, survivors and those who rose up in service in response the attacks by volunteering in your community. Volunteers and volunteer leaders are needed to help with various local service activities.

Hands on Clarksville’s  “9/11 Serve to Remember: Days of Service” challenges citizens of all ages and walks of life to join us from September 1st-11th, 2012 as our community once again honors the memory and expresses our appreciation to those who serve, with our service. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation offers prize to volunteers for Riverfest 2012

 

Riverfest 2012Clarksville, TN – Why not celebrate the 25th anniversary of Clarksville Riverfest by giving back and possibly win prize money for your group or organization?

Clarksville Parks and Recreation is seeking volunteers to help with soft drink sales, the Adventure Zone children’s area, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee, as well as the Cornhole Tournament on September 7th and 8th at McGregor Park.

The group or organization who registers the most volunteers through Hands On Clarksville by August 31st will receive $500.00. «Read the rest of this article»

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Nonprofit Partnership Network’s “Building Collaborative Partnerships” at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library July 18

 

Part of the Nonprofit Partnership Network’s Learning Series
Presented by Dr. Victoria McCarthy, Associate Professor of Professional Studies at APSU

Hands On ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Communities face many challenges that require powerful solutions. Again and again research points to the importance of nonprofits, government agencies and faith-based organizations collaborating and partnering together.

These kinds of relationships impact the effectiveness and efficiency of individual organizations and the communities they serve. To help shed some light on collaborative partnerships and the mechanisms for designing comprehensive collaborative strategies, the Clarksville-Montgomery County Nonprofit Partnership will host ”Building Collaborative Partnerships.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan introduces Summer Night Lights Program

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, in conjunction with the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department and the Clarksville Police Department, is introducing a new program for youth and their families. Summer Night Lights is an eight week program, which will run from June 14th through August 3rd on Thursday and Friday nights.

The program will take place at two locations. On Thursdays, the event will be held at the Kleeman Community Center, 166 Cunningham Lane, from 6:00pm–9:30pm. On Friday evenings, it will take place at the Burt-Cobb Community Center/Dixon Park, 1011 Franklin Street, from 6:00pm–10:30pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to present Learning Series for Nonprofit Organizations and Board Members

 

Hands On ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County Nonprofit Partnership Network and Hands on Clarksville will host the third in the series of training sessions to assist the nonprofit community on June 20th, 2012 from 10:00am-12:00pm at the Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library.

The event is part of the 2012 Learning Series that provides training and professional networking opportunities for nonprofits, board members and other professionals interested in the area of nonprofit leadership and management.

This month’s session will be presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»

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Nonprofits Have a Great Deal to Celebrate and More to Accomplish

 

Celebrate Nonprofit Day on April 13th, 2012 at the 1st Annual Nonprofit Leadership Conference

Hands On ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – As nonprofits are continually expected to do more with less, and access to resources has become even scarcer, Hands on Clarksville and the Nonprofit Partnership Network are pleased to support the 1st Annual Nonprofit and Leadership & Management Conference hosted by APSU School of Technology and Public Management and Criminal Justice Department.

Titled “Unleashing Your Organization’s Most Important Asset: YOU,” the conference is geared toward learning creative new strategies for managing and growing organizations in tough economic times. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University to hold Community nonprofit Leadership Conference April 13th

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University School of Technology and Public Management, the APSU Department of Public Management and Criminal Justice, Hands on Clarksville and the Clarksville Montgomery County Nonprofit Partnership Network are all teaming up on Friday, April 13th for a Nonprofit Management and Leadership Conference at the Morgan University Center. «Read the rest of this article»

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Hands on Clarksville to host Nonprofit Partnership Network Group Meeting March 14th

 

Hands On ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Nonprofit Partnership Network group will meet on March 14th, 2012 from 10:00am-11:30am at the Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library in the large meeting room. The NPN is a growing coalition of community organizations, businesses, academia and government working together to unify and support the nonprofit community.

Dr. Harry Maddux, Chair of APSU’s Service- Learning Advisory Committee will be guest speaker. Service Learning Programs integrate community service with academic study to enrich learning, teach civic responsibility and strengthen communities. «Read the rest of this article»

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