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Loaves and Fishes to open New Facility on March 1st

 

Loaves and FishesClarksville, TN – On Monday, March 1st, 2021, the doors of the new Loaves and Fishes facility, at 825 Crossland Avenue, will officially open for Grab-N-Go Lunch Service.

The much-anticipated new facility features an expansive dining space to serve up to 250 guests at a time.

For the past year, the Loaves and Fishes board and staff have worked tirelessly to design a building that fulfills every possible need.

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First Presbyterian Church Raises $300,000 for Loaves & Fishes Campaign

 

First Presbyterian ChurchClarksville, TN – As First Presbyterian Church prepares to celebrate a bicentennial year in 2022, they have dedicated 50 cents of every dollar they raise in a three-year Campaign to seed the Loaves & Fishes plan for expansion in a completely new facility. 

The second installment of this nearly half-million-dollar, three-year commitment by the church came on Sunday, November 22nd, 2020  in the form of a second check for $150,000.

Ross Hicks (FPC Bicentennial Committee Chair), and Maggie McGrady-Sumonka (FPC Finance Committee Co-Chair) present a check for $150,000 to Issac Wright (Loaves & Fishes Construction Project Manager), Tamara Long (Loaves & Fishes President), and Karen Sorenson (Loaves & Fishes Board Member). (Morgan Adames, Mosaic Production and Entertainment)

Ross Hicks (FPC Bicentennial Committee Chair), and Maggie McGrady-Sumonka (FPC Finance Committee Co-Chair) present a check for $150,000 to Issac Wright (Loaves & Fishes Construction Project Manager), Tamara Long (Loaves & Fishes President), and Karen Sorenson (Loaves & Fishes Board Member). (Morgan Adames, Mosaic Production and Entertainment)

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36th Annual APSU Percussion Halloween Concert goes virtual Tonight

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic won’t stop Frank N. Stein, Mr. Ghost and Ms. Pumpkin from visiting the Austin Peay State University (APSU) campus today (October 30th) for the APSU Percussion Ensemble’s 36th Annual Halloween Concert at 7:30pm.

Austin Peay State University Percussion Ensemble’s 36th Annual Halloween Concert takes place Friday at 7:30pm. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Percussion Ensemble’s 36th Annual Halloween Concert takes place Friday at 7:30pm. (APSU)

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This Week at APSU: Feed a Gov gives Food to Austin Peay Students in need

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) students who need help putting food on the table can get free hot meals through a new Austin Peay State University Foundation program.

But those students must visit www.apsu.edu/feed-a-gov this week to fill out a survey to make sure they are added to the program.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department to hold final Movies in the Park for 2020 on October 24th

 

Guests are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes

Clarksville's Movies in the ParkClarksville, TN – On Saturday, October 24th, 2020, the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department’s Movies in the Park presented by Kyrstin Frate with Keller Williams will take place for the final time of 2020 at Liberty Park Athletic Field.

Disney’s 2019 release “The Lion King” will be the movie, and activities will begin at 4:00pm, followed by the movie at sunset, which is around 6:15pm.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department's Movies in the Park to show "The Lion King" this Saturday Liberty Park Athletic Field.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department’s Movies in the Park to show “The Lion King” this Saturday Liberty Park Athletic Field.

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Austin Peay State University’s 36th Annual Percussion Halloween Concert to be held virtual October 30th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic won’t stop Frank N. Stein, Mr. Ghost and Ms. Pumpkin from visiting the Austin Peay State University campus later this month for the APSU Percussion Ensemble’s 36th Annual Halloween Concert at 7:30pm on Friday, October 30th, 2020.

Austin Peay State University's 36th Annual Percussion Halloween Concert to be streamed live Friday, October 30th. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s 36th Annual Percussion Halloween Concert to be streamed live Friday, October 30th. (APSU)

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Loaves and Fishes to hold annual Louisiana Saturday Night, October 17th

 

Loaves and FishesClarksville, TN – The scent of Tony Chachere’s Cajun Seasoning will be wafting down Foster Street in Clarksville, TN on Saturday, October. 17th, 2020.

Loaves and Fishes will turn into a Cajun Kitchen complete with bubbling pots of roux and a trinity of vegetables that will lay the foundation for this tasty fundraiser.

The organization will host its annual Louisiana Saturday Night from 4:30pm to 7:00pm.

Loaves and Fishes will hold it's hold annual Louisiana Saturday Night on October 17th from 4:30pm until 7:00pm.

Loaves and Fishes will hold it’s hold annual Louisiana Saturday Night on October 17th from 4:30pm until 7:00pm.

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Three Clarksville Nonprofits receive Community Kiosks created by Eagle Scout Taydan Jackson

 

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – Taydan Jackson of Clarksville, Tennessee has completed his Eagle Scout project, which is now on display through three local nonprofit social service agencies to provide service information to the public.

Jackson met with representatives from Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, Tennessee (HFHMCTN) last fall to brainstorm a community project that would benefit those in need in the community.

(L to R) HFHMCTN Executive Director Rob Selkow, Eagle Scout Taydan Jackson, and Loaves & Fishes Executive Director Rita Burnett stand in front of the Community Kiosk.

(L to R) HFHMCTN Executive Director Rob Selkow, Eagle Scout Taydan Jackson, and Loaves & Fishes Executive Director Rita Burnett stand in front of the Community Kiosk.

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Loaves and Fishes distributes Four Tons of Food to 18 Local Agencies

 

Loaves and FishesClarksville, TN – On a cloudy Saturday, August 22nd, 2020, just under the tattered brick of the Frosty Morn factory, a red Loaves and Fishes banner waved in the air.

One dozen trucks with trailers representing 14 local agencies lined the circular gravel drive.

A dozen masked-volunteers representing Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers, Operation Stand Down, and the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Freshman Class brought 80-pound boxes arranged in stacks under a small awning.

Loaves and Fishes distributing food this past Saturday.

Loaves and Fishes distributing food this past Saturday.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park kicks off Saturday

 

Liberty Park Athletic Field remains the site Movies in the Park

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department’s Movies in the Park presented by Kyrstin Frate with Keller Williams is back for a third time this summer.

“Pokemon: Detective Pikachu” will be shown on Saturday, August 15th, 2020 at the Liberty Park Athletic Field. Activities will begin at 5:30pm, followed by the movie at sunset, which is around 7:30pm.

The first 40 guests will receive a free Movies in the Park popcorn bucket and one free bucket of popcorn provided by Loaves & Fishes TN. The branded bucket will allow guests to receive a $1.00 discount on popcorn at future Movies in the Park events this year.

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