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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Dream Chasers Group Mentoring Program Continues

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks & Recreation’s Dream Chasers Group Mentoring Program continues at the Burt-Cobb and Crow Centers!  Dream Chasers is focused on helping at-risk youth, ages 13-17 in a small group atmosphere.

Small group leaders, guided by professionals, will mentor youth as they discuss dealing with negative influences that affect teens and will promote making healthy and informed decisions.

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ShopSmart finds Great Freebies

 

A guide to enjoying summer treats, activities and more for free; Plus, three ways to avoid freebie traps that can cost money

ShopSmart MagazineYonkers, NY – There’s only one thing better than a bargain, and that’s a freebie! The July 2013 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from Consumer Reports, uncovers ways consumers can score a variety of stuff without shelling out a dime including many food and activity options for adults and kids this summer season. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce May Events

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces upcoming events during the month of May.

The Great American Clean Up Day will be taking place in Clarksville-Montgomery County,  Saturday, May 5th.  Volunteers are encouraged to meet at the Montgomery County Courthouse at 8:00am that morning. «Read the rest of this article»

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U.S. Forest Service kicks off My Neighborhood Forest Photo Contest

 

Contest to highlight colors of the urban forest

U.S. Forest ServiceWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Forest Service today announced its My Neighborhood Forest photo contest, celebrating America’s urban and community forests.

The Grand Prize winner will receive $200.00 in outdoor gear courtesy of the National Forest Foundation.

The contest, which runs from April 11th – July 22nd, seeks to highlight the natural beauty that spring and summer bring to U.S. neighborhoods, communities and cities, as well as the crucial role of trees in the places we call home. «Read the rest of this article»

 

American Heart Association reports Children in low-income neighborhood with special walking/bike trail exercised more

 

American Heart AssociationSan Diego, CA – Children living in a neighborhood designed with a special bike trail were three times as likely as those in a traditional neighborhood to engage in vigorous physical activity, according to new research presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism 2012 Scientific Sessions. «Read the rest of this article»

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American Heart Association reports People in neighborhoods with healthy features have better heart health

 

Residents of neighborhoods with more healthy food stores, parks, trails and enjoyable walking environments were more likely to be in ideal cardiovascular health.

American Heart AssociationSan Diego, CA – If you live in neighborhoods with access to grocery stores, healthy food, parks and a pleasant walking environment, you’re more likely to be in ideal cardiovascular health.

That’s the finding of research reported at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism 2012 Scientific Sessions. «Read the rest of this article»

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Parks Public Input Meeting June 21st

 

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Parks and Recreation will conduct a Public Input meeting regarding the future development of a public park in the Sango area on Tuesday, June 21st at 6:30pm at Sango Elementary School.
 
About Park Land: Approximately 15 acres of land connected to the Carmel Elementary School property will be developed as a public park. The Montgomery County Parks and Recreation Department is seeking citizen input to guide the development of a public park that serves the community.

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Candidate Nick Steward connected with Ward 1 voters at North Clarksville Meet and Greet

 
Nick Steward, Candidate for Ward 1 on the Clarksville City Council

Nick Steward, Candidate for Ward 1 on the Clarksville City Council

Nick Steward Candidate for Clarksville City Council for Ward 1 held a meet and greet with the voter of his ward today in Patriot’s Park. About 50 people showed up to enjoy what was billed as a picnic with hotdogs and hamburgers.

He is running to give something back to the community. “I’ve seen a lot of the progress we have had in the community over the last few years, and I have been very thankful for everything that Clarksville has given to my family and I over the last few years and I want to, no, I need to give something back to the community that has given us so much”

Steward is a Realtor with Keller Williams, and will be opening a business of his own in Clarksville in the near future.

Nick Steward talks with a constituent in Patriots Park on Saturday

Nick Steward talks with a constituent in Patriots Park on Saturday

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The Clarksville Parks and Rec Report

 

parksandrecThe Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department’s weekly recreation report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family. This weeks highlights include:

  • March Mayhem Basketball
  • Youth Sports Leagues
  • Adult Softball
  • Winter Basketball
  • The Kleeman Community Center’s Gym is closed

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The Clarksville Parks and Rec Report

 

parksandrecThe Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department’s weekly recreation report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family. This weeks highlights include:

  • Facility rental
  • Youth League meetings
  • Following Parks and Recreation on Social Networks

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