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Loaves and Fishes seeks to raise $20,000 during Big Payback

 

Loaves and FishesClarksville, TN – The COVID-19 Coronavirus has closed the physical doors to the Loaves and Fishes site at 215 Foster Street, but patrons still flock to the parking lot every day for take-away meals.

Like so many of its non-profit counterparts, Loaves and Fishes, the local 501(3)(c) that provides a daily hot meal to those in need, had to cancel its annual in-person Spring fundraiser, and never before has the need been so great.

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Loaves and Fishes makes Coronavirus Response Plan

 

Loaves and FishesClarksville, TN – A business continuity plan was outlined by Loaves and Fishes to continue to support the food insecure in our community several weeks ago in preparation of the spread of COVID-19 (Cornoavirus) in our area. We are in contact with the Public Health Department and our government officials to meet the changing demands of COVID-19 (Cornoavirus) response

Dr. Rita Burnett, Director of Loaves and Fishes, said, “we cannot forget our primary mission which is to feed the hungry while protecting the health of our volunteers, staff and clients.”

Loaves and Fishes makes adjustments to operations during Coronavirus Emergency

Loaves and Fishes makes adjustments to operations during Coronavirus Emergency

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APSU’s Woodward Library to screen “Paper Tigers” documentary for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In recognition of Hunger and  Homelessness Awareness Week, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Felix G. Woodward Library is partnering this week with Loaves and Fishes, the APSU Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement and the APSU Department of Sociology to bring awareness to poverty on college campuses and identify resources that address basic needs for living, allowing students to focus on their studies.

Austin Peay State University’s Felix G. Woodward Library

Austin Peay State University’s Felix G. Woodward Library

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First Horizon Bank Names Brittney Doyle Clarksville Market Leader

 

First Horizon BankClarksville, TN – First Horizon Bank announces Brittney Doyle will serve as market leader in Clarksville.

Doyle will oversee First Horizon’s community engagement in Clarksville and Montgomery County, serving as the bank’s liaison with local community organizations.

Brittney Doyle, First Horizon Bank

Brittney Doyle, First Horizon Bank

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First Horizon Bank donates to Loaves & Fishes Fundraising Campaign

 

First Horizon BankClarksville, TN – First Horizon Bank (formerly First Tennessee) has made a $2,500 contribution to Loaves & Fishes, supporting the local hunger-relief organization’s 2019-21 fundraising campaign.

First Horizon's Clarksville market leader, Brittney Doyle (pictured right), recently presented Loaves & Fishes board member Jill Crow with a $2,500 check from First Horizon Foundation.

First Horizon’s Clarksville market leader, Brittney Doyle (pictured right), recently presented Loaves & Fishes board member Jill Crow with a $2,500 check from First Horizon Foundation.

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Manna Café Ministries needs Volunteers for Emergency Mobile Pantry

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Manna Café Ministries is seeking 50 volunteers to step up Friday and help people who lost food supplies during the power outage caused by last weekend’s storm.

The ministry at 605 Providence Boulevard, Clarksville, will receive a special shipment of food from Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee at 8:00am Friday.

Manna Café Ministries to hold a Mobile Pantry food giveaway on Friday at 605 Providence Boulevard for those that have lost food due to power outage..

Manna Café Ministries to hold a Mobile Pantry food giveaway on Friday at 605 Providence Boulevard for those that have lost food due to power outage.

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This Week at APSU: Halloween Concert to spook Austin Peay State University Campus on Tuesday

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Music will host its 35th annual Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert at 6:00pm and 8:00pm Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 at the Mabry Concert Hall.

The Austin Peay annual Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert is at 6:00pm and 8:00pm Tuesday, October 29th. (APSU)

The Austin Peay annual Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert is at 6:00pm and 8:00pm Tuesday, October 29th. (APSU)

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This Week at APSU: G.H.O.S.T. moves its haunts back to center of campus

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This week’s highlights include the Austin Peay State University (APSU) popular trick-or-treating event, a Tony-winning director, a Brexit panel … and you’d better secure your Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert tickets NOW.

Austin Peay's G.H.O.S.T. is 4:00pm-7:00pm Sunday, October 27th. (APSU)

Austin Peay’s G.H.O.S.T. is 4:00pm-7:00pm Sunday, October 27th. (APSU)

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Clarksville Agencies offer help after Power Outages

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Several Clarksville food relief agencies are stepping up to help people who lost food supplies during the weekend’s power outages.

The City of Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development, which helps provide resources and homeless services, is working with the Community Action Agency, Loaves and Fishes, Manna Café Ministries and Urban Ministries to coordinate the effort.

People in need of food because of spoilage during the power outages should make direct contact with one of these participating agencies:

There were over 13,000 power outages across the City of Clarksville due to recent storms. (CDE Lightband)

There were over 13,000 power outages across the City of Clarksville due to recent storms. (CDE Lightband)

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Clarksville nonprofits to host Big Payback Shindig at Downtown Commons

 

The Big PaybackClarksville, TN – Ten local nonprofits are joining together to have fun celebrating the good work they do in the community during The Big Payback, Tennessee’s 6th annual giving day, presented by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.

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