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Burt Elementary School receives $5,000 Grant from Lowe’s for Outdoor Learning Space

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSMontgomery County, TN – Clarksville Montgomery County School Systems has announced that Burt Elementary School has received a $5,000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant for their outdoor classroom project. This grant and support from Lowe’s on Madison Street is providing students with life lessons that connect with their curriculum.  

“The inspiration for implementing these gardens at Burt developed from our desire to create an outdoor space that would allow hands-on learning opportunities for our students who might otherwise never have a chance to dig in the dirt, plant a seed, and watch it grow,” stated Haven Bowles, school counselor and co-coordinator of the outdoor learning space.

Haven Bowles teaching students to plant

Haven Bowles teaching students to plant

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APSU Department of Agriculture to host Alumni Harvest, Farm Facility Open House on October 18th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When the Austin Peay State University Department of Agriculture was a long way from being the fastest-growing college department of agriculture in Tennessee that it is today, one man believed in the potential of both the department and the APSU Farm, a 440-acre plot of land now known as the Farm and Environmental Education Center.

“Dr. Gaines Hunt single-handedly kept the APSU Farm going for several years – sometimes with his own equipment, time and money,” John Bartee Jr., co-chair of the APSU agriculture advisory committee, said. “From an alumni perspective, he’s had a huge impact on the department and the university.”

APSU Farm and Environmental Education Center. (APSU)

APSU Farm and Environmental Education Center. (APSU)

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Clarksville’s annual Home and Garden show has Local Vendors and Thousands in Prizes

 

Clarksville Chamber of Commerce Home and Garden ShowClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to share information on the upcoming Home & Garden Show that will have home improvement enthusiasts and novices alike anxious to thaw out their household project list after a long winter break.

On February 27th and 28th, the Wilma Rudolph Event Center will be filled to capacity with vendors, displays and experts to address every home project from interior design to HVAC upgrades. What’s more, all vendors have prizes and valuable giveaways in store for lucky attendees.

Clarksville-Area Chamber of Commerce Home and Garden Show

Clarksville-Area Chamber of Commerce Home and Garden Show

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Montgomery County Co-Op becomes Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – The latest organization to host a Green Ribbon Cutting for becoming Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified is the Montgomery County Co-Op.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, City of Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, and Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce Melinda Shepard were there to congratulate the Co-Op for a job well done.

(L to R) Daryl Pater, CMC Green Certification Steering Committee Member; Mayor McMillan; Keith Earhart; Josh Briggs, Mayor Durrett, Ashley Stokes, Montgomery Co-Op Marketing Director and Melinda Shepard.

(L to R) Daryl Pater, CMC Green Certification Steering Committee Member; Mayor McMillan; Keith Earhart; Josh Briggs, Mayor Durrett, Ashley Stokes, Montgomery Co-Op Marketing Director and Melinda Shepard.

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