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Tennessee Veterans Homes among the best in U.S. News and World Report rankings

 

Murfreesboro and Knoxville recognized Nationally

Tennessee Department of Veterans AffairsNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder joins the Tennessee State Veterans Homes (TSVH) Board in celebrating the announcement from U.S. News & World Report 2014 which names the Tennessee State Veterans Homes in Knoxville and Murfreesboro among the best in the country.

U.S. News and World Report rated more than 16,000 nursing homes using data research on nursing home safety, health inspection and staffing.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day Parade to be held November 9th

 

Montgomery County Veterans Service OrganizationMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day Parade will take place on Saturday, November 9th, with pre-parade ceremonies set for 9:00am in front of the historic courthouse (south side) on Third Street in Downtown Clarksville.

Keynote speaker is Mary Ross, national commander of Women Veterans of America, with remarks by Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers and Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan.

2012 Veterans Day Parade.

2012 Veterans Day Parade.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam breaks ground on new Montgomery County State Veterans Home

 

Construction Scheduled to begin in August

Tennessee Department of Veterans AffairsNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder announced the upcoming construction for the Montgomery County Tennessee State Veterans Home.

Haslam was also joined by U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Speaker Pro Tem Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville), Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers, Tennessee State Veterans Homes Director Ed Harries and Tennessee State Veterans Homes Board Chairperson Mary Ross as well as several members of the Tennessee State Veterans Homes Board.

The new state veterans home will be located at 250 Arrowood Drive in Clarksville. Construction on the new site is scheduled to begin in August. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Veterans Homes Board Elects First Woman Chair

 

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Appoints Three New TSVH Board Members

The Seal of the State of TennesseeNashville, TN – The Tennessee State Veterans Homes Board unanimously elected Mary Ross as the new Chairperson effective July 1st. Ross is the first woman to be elected to the position which oversees three Tennessee State Veterans Homes.

“Clarksville-Montgomery County continues to provide outstanding leadership in our state and Mary Ross is an exemplary choice as Chair of the TN State Veterans Home Board,” said Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts.  “She and David, her husband, work tirelessly everyday to champion the cause of veterans not only in our community but across our region.  This is a fitting and timely honor.” «Read the rest of this article»

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AT&T supports Military Men and Women Memorial Day through the Donation of more than 1,200 Pre-Paid Calling Cards

 

Nashville Non-profit Chapter of Operation Stand Down to Benefit Memorial Day Weekend

AT&TClarksville, TN – In honor of Memorial Day – and U.S. military families who may be apart for the holiday this year – AT&T* has donated 1,000 $5.00 calling cards and 250 100 minute calling cards to Operation Stand Down Nashville, Inc. which assists military veterans and their families so that they can be self-sustaining and better connected to the community.

Deputy Executive Director of Operation Stand Down Nashville, Inc.  Mary Ross, along with David L. Ross, U.S. Army Retired and member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, collected the calling cards earlier today at the AT&T retail store in Clarksville and said it was a fitting way to mark the Memorial Day holiday.

From left: Cathy Russell, AT&T; Bryan Klamer, AT&T; Kathy Sager, AT&T; Mary and David Ross, Operation Stand Down; Lynn Peeling, AT&T; Rep. Joe Pitts; Sue Tronnes, AT&T Pioneer.

From left: Cathy Russell, AT&T; Bryan Klamer, AT&T; Kathy Sager, AT&T; Mary and David Ross, Operation Stand Down; Lynn Peeling, AT&T; Rep. Joe Pitts; Sue Tronnes, AT&T Pioneer.

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