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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department earns three statewide awards

 

Mayor applauds Workplace Wellness Award

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Parks and Recreation Department earned three statewide awards at the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association’s 65th Annual Conference in Memphis, TN.

The Workplace Wellness Award was presented November 16th, 2016 to Jennifer Byard and the Department’s Health Initiative committee for their focus on physical activity and wellness to heighten employee productivity, motivation, and general well-being. 

The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department staff gathered outside their downtown headquarters to show off the three statewide awards they won this week.

The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department staff gathered outside their downtown headquarters to show off the three statewide awards they won this week.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan names Jennifer Byard Clarksville Parks and Recreation Director

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Jennifer Byard, who has distinguished herself as a leader in positions with several city departments, has been named director of the Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan announced Friday.

Byard had been Assistant Director since January 2015 and served as interim director of the department after Director Mark Tummons resigned in July to take a position in Texas.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Director Jennifer Byard

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Director Jennifer Byard

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation staff activates a healthier workplace

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – In true “walk the talk” fashion, the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is demonstrating the city’s commitment to building a healthier and more successful community.

The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness recently named the department a Healthier Tennessee Workplace for encouraging employees to live a healthy lifestyle – both at work and at home.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation staff members walk the Upland Trail as part of the department’s fitness challenge. The daily walks and other programs helped the department earn commendation as the state’s first Healthier Tennessee Workplace.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation staff members walk the Upland Trail as part of the department’s fitness challenge. The daily walks and other programs helped the department earn commendation as the state’s first Healthier Tennessee Workplace.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan appoints Jennifer Byard Interim Director of Clarksville Parks and Recreation

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan has appointed Jennifer Byard as the Interim Director of the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department.

Ms. Byard’s appointment will become effective August 1st, 2016 upon the resignation of current Director Mark Tummons.

Jennifer Byard named Interim Director of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department.

Jennifer Byard named Interim Director of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department.

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Clarksville’s Riverfest announces Tracey Lawrence as 2014 Headliner

 

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – Riverfest is excited to announce that the multi-platinum CMA and ACM award winning recording artist Tracey Lawrence will be the featured headliner at the 2014 Festival.

Tracey Lawrence will take the main stage as the headlining event on Saturday, September 6th, 2014. The concert is free and open to the public.

Tracy Lawrence is one of the most recognizable voices in Country music with songs such as “Paint Me A Birmingham,” “Time Marches On,” “Alibis,” and “Find Out Who Your Friends Are.”

Country music singer Tracey Lawrence to headline 2014 Riverfest

Country music singer Tracey Lawrence to headline 2014 Riverfest

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Clarksville’s Riverfest accepting Vendor and Entertainer Applications

 

Clarksville, TN – The 27th annual Riverfest, held along the banks of the Cumberland River at McGregor Park in Clarksville, Tennessee, is currently accepting applications for vendors and entertainers.

Entertainers interested in being considered for an opening time slot on one of our stages must submit the following information by midnight on June 16th, 2014: two songs, a photo, biographical & contact information. Applications will not be considered without ALL of these items. Submissions after the above date will not be accepted. We will respond within a few days letting you know that we received your submission.

Clarksville's Riverfest 2014 accepting vendor and entertainer applications (Bill Larson Clarksville Online)

Clarksville’s Riverfest 2014 accepting vendor and entertainer applications (Bill Larson Clarksville Online)

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Clarksville’s Chocolate Affair gives exposure to local businesses

 

Chocolate AffairClarksville, TN – The second annual Chocolate Affair was held February 8th, 2014 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center at Liberty Park. Chocolate lovers indulged on vendor samples of chocolate and other confectionery treats.

The event was a sellout, with 600 tickets sold and was enjoyed by all that attended. It also gave local businesses a chance to meet potential new customers.

Grandma's Apron at the 2014 Chocolate Affair.

Grandma’s Apron at the 2014 Chocolate Affair.

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Clarksville’s Chocolate Affair a real treat

 

Chocolate AffairClarksville, TN – Chocolate covered strawberries, pineapple coconut, brownies, strawberry blueberry, chocolate dipped marshmallows and barbecue with chocolate were just some of the treats at Clarksville’s 2nd Annual Chocolate Affair. The event, which took place Saturday, February 8th at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center, gave patrons a chance to sample confectionery choices from local businesses.

The event was put on by the Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation and was sponsored by Planters Bank. The sell out crowd enjoyed some unique treats while listening to live music.

2nd Annual Chocolate Affair was held Saturday, February 8th.

2nd Annual Chocolate Affair was held Saturday, February 8th.

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Country Artist Phil Vassar to perform at Clarksville’s Riverfest Saturday night

 

Clarksville's Riverfest 2013Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, September 7th Country recording artist Phil Vassar will take the stage at Clarksville’s Riverfest Festival at 9:00pm as the headlining performer on the Miller Lite Stage. The concert is free and open to the public.

Phil Vassar career has seen the release of eight albums, two ASCAP Songwriter of the Year trophies, Billboard Country Songwriter of the Year, countless hits as a singer and songwriter and a mantle full of awards and the launch of his own Rodeowave Entertainment label continues to expand and evolve.

Country recording artist Phil Vassar to headline Clarksville' Riverfest Saturday, September 7th.

Country recording artist Phil Vassar to headline Clarksville’ Riverfest Saturday, September 7th.

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Clarksville Job Fair to support Montgomery County Friends of the Shelter

 

Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeClarksville, TN –  Convenient Car Care, Inc., a Clarksville based automotive company, is hosting a job fair at the Valvoline Instant Oil Change on Tuesday September 3rd, from 10:00am-3:00pm, and company officials indicate they will use the event to raise money and awareness for the Montgomery County Friends of the Shelter.

“We support the Montgomery County Friends of the Shelter, and want to support them in any way we possibly can,” said Candace Ursery, VP of Convenient Car Care. “Not only will we be hiring new members for our team, but we will be raising money and collecting bags of dog food for the Friends of the Shelter on September 3rd” Ursery said.

Valvoline Instant Oil Change-Madison Street Clarksville

Valvoline Instant Oil Change-Madison Street Clarksville

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