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Clarksville Community Network Video Series adds to Suffrage Celebration

 

19th Amendment programming begins airing Saturday on Clarksville Community Network

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – A series of local videos about women’s suffrage has been produced to help Clarksville celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which extended the right to vote to women throughout America.

“Tennessee Triumph”

“Tennessee Triumph”

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Montgomery County Community urged to ring bells at noon August 18th

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, August 18th, 2020, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts want bells to ring out at noon in celebration of women’s voting rights.

The mayors have jointly proclaimed August 18th as “Tennessee Women’s Suffrage Centennial Day” in Clarksville and Montgomery County and request that churches and community members join in by ringing their bells to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Tennessee General Assembly’s historic ratification of the 19th Amendment.

(L to R) Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

(L to R) Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

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Clarksville Downtown Market to hold “FUEL the Bus” event this Saturday

 

FUEL Program provides food for children in need

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police and the City of Clarksville are hosting the second annual “FUEL the Bus” event from 8:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday, August 8th, 2020 at the Clarksville Downtown Market.

The food-collection event supports the FUEL Program, a non-profit that provides take-home meals to thousands of Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) students who may not otherwise have access to food at home. The program increased its efforts in March to ensure children in need are receiving food during school closures caused by the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown Market

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Clarksville to dedicate ‘Tennessee Triumph’ Suffrage Statue on August 15th

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Tennessee holds a special place in passing the 19th Amendment into law, extending voting rights to women.

We were the final state needed for ratification, and our legislators came through with a two-vote victory margin on August 18th, 1920, with the law becoming effective eight days later.

Steering Committee members Elizabeth Black, Khandra Smalley and Rosalind Kurita stand with the Tennessee Triumph maquette.

Steering Committee members Elizabeth Black, Khandra Smalley and Rosalind Kurita stand with the Tennessee Triumph maquette.

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Continues Facade Improvement Program

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Aspire Foundation, is proud to extend its Facade Improvement program to enhance the economic appeal of the downtown Clarksville commercial district. During the first round of applications, the Clarksville Area Chamber approved 6 facade grants, totaling $75,000.

Clarksville's Central Business Improvement District. (CBID)

Clarksville’s Central Business Improvement District. (CBID)

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department releases annual Water Quality Report

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department released its annual drinking water quality report in May and is pleased to announce Clarksville’s drinking water is safe, clean, and reliable.

The report, also known as the “Consumer Confidence Report,” shows the results of numerous water quality tests performed by the Clarksville water system from January 1st to December 31st, 2019 and the results show your water meets or exceeds stringent state and federal standards set for safe drinking water.

City of Clarksville Drinking Water is Safe, Clean and Reliable

City of Clarksville Drinking Water is Safe, Clean and Reliable

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Clarksville Downtown Market to hold Frontline Heroes Appreciation Day this Saturday

 

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department announces that the Clarksville Downtown Market will host a Frontline Heroes Appreciation Day on Saturday, June 13th, 2020. Participating vendors will offer special discounts to frontline workers. The first 50 frontline workers to visit the Clarksville Parks and Recreation tent will receive a free Clarksville Downtown Market T-shirt.

In addition, everyone who visits the Clarksville Parks and Recreation tent will have an opportunity to win a $100.00 Walmart gift card.

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Clarksville Downtown Market returns to Public Square, Saturday

 

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – On Saturday, June 6th, 2020, after three weeks at a temporary site in McGregor Park, the Clarksville Downtown Market presented by CDE Lightband will return to its home in Public Square with a full slate of farm and artisan vendors and several food trucks.

“McGregor Park North Extension was a wonderful temporary location for us,” said Trey Stroud, Market Manager for Clarksville Parks and Recreation. “But, we are just as eager to return to normal as the rest of the City, and seeing the Clarksville Downtown Market back in Public Square is a great step toward that.”

Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown Market

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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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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts’ message for Memorial Day, 2020

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Because of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic and the need for continued social distancing, the local Clarksville-Montgomery County Memorial Day Ceremony and many other events across the country, including the 2020 National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C., have been canceled.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

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