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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts presents Quilts of Valor’s Cinde Jones with Certificate of Appreciation

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts presented Cinde Jones, a Sunday school teacher at Hilldale Baptist, with a certificate of appreciation and city coin today for her service and dedication to Quilts of Valor, Quilting in Clarksville.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts presents Cinde Jones with certificate of appreciation for her work with Quilts of Valor, Clarksville.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts presents Cinde Jones with certificate of appreciation for her work with Quilts of Valor, Clarksville.

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Clarksville’s 5th Annual Welcome Home Veterans Celebration has New Exhibits

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Welcome Home Veterans Celebration is adding two new exhibits to honor veterans and first responders. During September 18th-22nd, 2019, the public is invited to participate in dozens of events and activities and show their appreciation.

The Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall at Clarksville’s Welcome Home Celebration.

The Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall at Clarksville’s Welcome Home Celebration.

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Clarksville’s Welcome Home Celebration set for September 18th-22nd

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Welcome Home Celebration will take place September 18th-22nd, 2019. The event, now in it’s fifth year, has added two new exhibits to honor veterans and first responders. The community is invited to participate in dozens of events and activities and show their appreciation.

Clarksville’s Welcome Home Celebration has added Never Forget Mobile Exhibit, Traveling Korean War Memorial for 2019.

Clarksville’s Welcome Home Celebration has added Never Forget Mobile Exhibit, Traveling Korean War Memorial for 2019.

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Clarksville’s 4th Annual Welcome Home Veterans Celebration set for September 12th-16th

 

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Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Clarksville Tennessee is a community that appreciates veterans. The city borders the Fort Campbell Army Post, so appreciating military service is simply the way of life for both residents and businesses.

Beyond the ingrained respect that happens daily, this community publicly shows its support annually–in a big way–with a five-day Welcome Home Veterans Celebration.

New in this years elcome Home Veterans Celebrationis Lee Greenwood, Remembering our Fallen, Hero Breakfast, & Valor Run.

New in this years elcome Home Veterans Celebrationis Lee Greenwood, Remembering our Fallen, Hero Breakfast, & Valor Run.

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Clarksville’s Quilts of Valor holds Sew for 22 event at Absolutely Fun Sewing

 

Quilts of Valor FoundationClarksville, TN – In bring awareness to the service members and veterans that take their lives everyday, Quilts of Valor, Quilting in Clarksville held a Sew for 22 event on September 22nd, 2017 at Absolutely Fun Sewing.

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs released a study which showed that roughly 22 veterans were dying by suicide per day, or one every 65 minutes.

“We do not want to continue to see this. One life is too many.” stated Roberta Samuels, Quilts of Valor. “So we organized this day with the idea from Cinde Jones with Absolutely Fun Sewing. She offered to allow us to sew in the store.”

Quilting in Clarksville presented 22 quilts to veterans on Friday, September 22nd, 2017.

Quilting in Clarksville presented 22 quilts to veterans on Friday, September 22nd, 2017.

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Veterans at Tennessee State Veteran’s Home in Clarksville receive Quilts of Valor

 

Quilts of Valor FoundationClarksville, TN – On Veterans Day, Friday, November 11th, 2016, members of Quilting in Clarksville presented 15 Quilts of Valor to veterans at Clarksville’s Tennessee State Veteran’s Home. The presentation began at 10:00am.

The Veterans home was filled with people there to watch the presentation of the quilts. Some of the people in attendance included: Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts; Members of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Association; Quilting in Clarksville Members:  Dawn Wilcox, Jerry Church, Gloria Underwood, Lannette Miller , Roberta Samuels, Kathy Huff, Michelle Roberts; and members of the 101st Airborne Division.

Veterans at Clarksville's Tennessee State Veteran's Home draped in their Quilts of Valor with members of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Association standing behind them.

Veterans at Clarksville’s Tennessee State Veteran’s Home draped in their Quilts of Valor with members of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Association standing behind them.

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