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Montgomery County Parks and Recreation receives Excellence in Local Government Award

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC), on Tuesday, December 8th, 2020, announced the recipients of its 2020 Local Government Awards, which honors excellence in public service across Middle Tennessee.

The Montgomery County Parks and Recreation Department was recognized for excellence in the local government category of recreation and youth engagement for the Rotary Field of Dreams ? Civitan Park Expansion.

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Montgomery County to move COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing Location to Civitan Park

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Beginning Monday, August 3rd, 2020, the Montgomery County Health Department’s COVID-19 drive-through testing location will move from Richview Middle School to Civitan Park, located at 650 Bellamy Lane in St. Bethlehem.

Originally testing services were to resume at Veterans Plaza by August 3rd but rather than moving back and forth from that location due to the upcoming voting schedule, Montgomery County Health Department Director Joey Smith worked with Emergency Management Agency Director Ed Baggett, Montgomery County Parks and Recreation Director Jerry Albert, Clarksville Parks and Recreation Director Jennifer Letourneau, and the Tennessee Department of Health to find a long-term location for the community.

Civitan Park Montgomery County COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing Site Map.

Civitan Park Montgomery County COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing Site Map.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to reopen many Facilities, June 1st

 

City of Clarksville, Montgomery County enter Next Phase of Plans to bring back Fun and Games

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Many, but not all, Clarksville Parks and Recreation and Montgomery County Parks facilities and amenities will reopen Monday, June 1st, 2020 as the community enters the next phase of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reopening process.

Rental facilities, such as park pavilions, Wilma Rudolph Event Center, and Freedom Point will begin taking reservations. Each facility will have its own guidelines for maximum capacity, and social distancing will be required during events that use these facilities.

Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown Market

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Montgomery County Government Makes Changes Due to Concerns about Coronavirus

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Some Montgomery County Government Services have been altered in order to minimize the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

The changes are due to an order from the Tennessee Supreme Court regarding court proceedings as well as the county’s decision to minimize the number of gatherings through the suspension of county facility rentals, and adjustments to employee practices for greater protection.

Coronavirus.

Coronavirus.

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CDE Lightband Partners with Montgomery County to bring Gig Speed to Wade Borne Nature Center

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Wade Bourne Nature Center, a new nature center currently being constructed by Montgomery County Government in the heart of Rotary Park, will also feature Gig Speed Internet capabilities provided through CDE Lightband. Montgomery County Parks and Recreation, who currently operates the 111-acre public access park, has announced an agreement with CDE Lightband to provide high-speed internet services to the nature center facility and areas within Rotary Park.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and CDE Lightband’s Christy Batts pose with prototype educational panels that will be installed around the exterior of the Wade Bourne Nature Center in Rotary Park.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and CDE Lightband’s Christy Batts pose with prototype educational panels that will be installed around the exterior of the Wade Bourne Nature Center in Rotary Park.

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Montgomery County’s Civitan Park 25 Acre Expansion Open for Use

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On Friday evening, September 6th, 2019, approximately 200 people gathered to celebrate the much-anticipated opening of the 25-acre expansion, including Rotary’s Field of Dreams, at Montgomery County’s Civitan Park.

The idea for the park expansion began nine years ago with a vision to have a space that kids with special needs could call their own. That vision is now a wonderful reality for children, young adults and parents alike.

Montgomery County Commissioners at Field of Dreams.

Montgomery County Commissioners at Field of Dreams.

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Pillars of Hope 9/11 commemorative art exhibit to be held at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, September 4th-23rd

 

Arts for Hearts ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County has a personal and profound connection to September 11th with many military heroes and families calling Clarksville their home.

So it is no surprise that almost 2000 tiles have been hand painted by Clarksville-Montgomery County residents as part of the Pillars of Hope: Remembering our Heroes through Art and Reflection since late 2012. A project dedicated to the memory of the September 11th attacks on our nation that honors and remembers those who serve our country.

Pillars of Hope traveling public art exhibit to be displayed at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library honors our heroes and community.

Pillars of Hope traveling public art exhibit to be displayed at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library honors our heroes and community.

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Montgomery County Parks and Recreation Department to hold Public Input Meeting on Stokes Field

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On August 8th, 2019, the Montgomery County Parks and Recreation Department will host a Public Input Meeting on Stokes Field.

The meeting is for gathering community input about moving forward on making improvements at Stokes Field next to New Providence Middle School.

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Montgomery County reports Civitan Park Expansion on Track for Completion this Fall

 

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Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Based on a January 18th meeting led by Montgomery County Lead Engineer Nick Powell and Lyle, Cook & Martin Architect Brad Martin with general contractor Southland Constructors, several subcontractors, leadership from Montgomery County Parks and Recreation and County engineering staff, the Civitan Park Expansion is on schedule for completion for Fall 2019.

The group meets monthly to check progress and address real and possible issues of concern about the project.

Civitan Park Expansion work proceeds on schedule.

Civitan Park Expansion work proceeds on schedule.

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Pillars of Hope Public Art display to be at Downtown Commons, September 6th

 

Arts for Hearts Clarksville

Arts for Hearts ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On Thursday, September 6th, 2018, Arts for Hearts Clarksville, Montgomery County Parks and Recreation staff, and volunteers will setup the “Pillars of Hope” Honoring our Heroes through Art at the Downtown Commons, 215 Legion Street. The Pillars of Hope will be on display from 11:00am-7:00pm.

The Pillars of Hope is a commemorative piece of public art created by our community to honor and remember those who serve. The project began in 2012, a collaborative project organized by Rita Arancibia, Volunteer Clarksville, Hands on Nashville , APSU Ceramics Department, with support from the Corporation for National and Community Service and the Clarksville Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

Pillars of Hope traveling public art exhibit to be displayed at Downtown Commons honors our heroes and community.

Pillars of Hope traveling public art exhibit to be displayed at Downtown Commons honors our heroes and community.

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