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McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home donates to SAFE

 

Soldiers and Families Embraced - SAFEClarksville, TN – On Friday, August 16th, 2019, McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home donated $10,000 to Soldiers and Families Embraced (SAFE).

Funeral home partner Tom Creech made the presentation at the SAFE office. “On behalf of Ed Larson and myself we want to present this check to the SAFE organization here in Montgomery County for the good work that you do in support of the community,” said Creech.

“This gift will help our team provide up to 150 counseling sessions,” said SAFE Executive Director Christina Watson.

McReynolds Nave & Larson present check to SAFE.

McReynolds Nave & Larson present check to SAFE.

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Announces Phil Harpel Hired as New Military and Government Relations Position

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the addition of Phil Harpel to the Military and Government Relations position.

A lifelong resident of Clarksville-Montgomery County, Harpel has served in several roles supporting the members of our armed forces.

(L-R) Chamber Board Chairman, Jay Albertia; Military and Government Relations, Phil Harpel; Chamber Executive Director, Melinda Shepard.

(L-R) Chamber Board Chairman, Jay Albertia; Military and Government Relations, Phil Harpel; Chamber Executive Director, Melinda Shepard.

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Local Golf Tournament raises money for Charity

 

GolfClarksville, TN – Wayne Pace and Cecil Morgan have come together for the 17th year to play a little golf and to raise money for a couple of worthy causes.

Morgan’s Tennessee team will be donating to S.A.F.E. (Soldiers and Families Embraced), and Pace’s Georgia team will be donating to a charity that is helping with hurricane recovery in the Houston area.

Cecil Morgan, Wayne Pace and John Hadley after round 1 of the 17th annual Jumper Cup.

Cecil Morgan, Wayne Pace and John Hadley after round 1 of the 17th annual Jumper Cup.

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SAFE: Soldiers And Families Embraced Receives Grant from The Healing Trust

 

Clarksville, TN – SAFE: Soldiers And Families Embraced has received a grant from The Healing Trust, which awarded funds totaling over $1 Million in its most recent grant cycle.

SAFE’s grant was for $29,500 and will be used to provide free, professional and confidential counseling services to active duty service members, veterans and their families who have been affected by war.

Soldiers And Families Embraced (SAFE) has received a $29,500 grant from The Healing Trust.

Soldiers And Families Embraced (SAFE) has received a $29,500 grant from The Healing Trust.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan joins in honoring Veterans

 

Mayor visits School, Senior Citizens Center

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan addressed a patriotic assembly at Rossview Middle School, celebrated military veterans with a proclamation at Clarksville Senior Citizens Center, and attended a breakfast fundraiser for “SAFE: Soldiers and Families Embraced” on Thursday as she helped groups across Clarksville get in the spirit of Veterans Day.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan attended a Veterans Day assembly at Rossview Middle School on Thursday and met Tanner Fowers and her parents. During the assembly, Tanner read her moving essay, which won the Kiwanis Club Veterans Day Essay Content.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan attended a Veterans Day assembly at Rossview Middle School on Thursday and met Tanner Fowers and her parents. During the assembly, Tanner read her moving essay, which won the Kiwanis Club Veterans Day Essay Content.

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Soldiers and Families Embraced to hold “Lighting the Way Home” breakfast November 10th

 

SAFE - Soldiers and Families EmbracedClarksville, TN – Soldiers may deploy into combat as a unit, but too often, the journey home is lonely and discouraging. Combat veterans – both men and women – may make the physical journey successfully back to the states but finding the way home after war – navigating the pain, the losses and the guilt – can take years. You can help, though.

Join SAFE: Soldiers and Families Embraced, community leaders and your neighbors on Thursday, November 10th, 2016, to share a meal at the organization’s annual fundraising breakfast, “Lighting the Way Home.”

Soldiers and Families Embraced retreat for active duty military, veterans and families.

Soldiers and Families Embraced retreat for active duty military, veterans and families.

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SAFE Receives Grant from The Healing Trust

 

SAFE - Soldiers and Families EmbracedClarksville, TN – Soldiers And Families Embraced (SAFE) recently received a grant from The Healing Trust, formerly Baptist Healing Trust, which awarded funds totaling over $1.1 Million in its most recent grant cycle.

SAFE’s grant was for $29,500 and will be used to provide counseling to military families. SAFE provides free, confidential, professional counseling to active duty military, veterans and their families.

Shown are Dr. Cathy Self, President and CEO of The Healing Trust, Jodi McCullah, SAFE Executive Director, and Briana Lavacot, SAFE Program Director.

Shown are Dr. Cathy Self, President and CEO of The Healing Trust, Jodi McCullah, SAFE Executive Director, and Briana Lavacot, SAFE Program Director.

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Austin Peay State University sponsors four Americorps Vista placements in Clarksville for 2014-15 academic year

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Through a partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service, Austin Peay State University’s Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement (CSLCE) has placed three Americorps Vista personnel within Clarksville community agencies for the 2014-2015 academic year, with a fourth to be placed in February 2015.

As part of the Community Strong program, which aims to strengthen community resources in Montgomery County, Vista volunteers are placed in local agencies that impact the quality of life for veterans and those struggling with hunger and homelessness. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville-Montgomery County gathers together to honor Memorial Day

 

Montgomery County Veterans Service OrganizationClarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday May 26th, at Veterans Memorial Park in Clarksville Tennessee.

The ceremony was opened by Frank Mir, the Director of the Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization; who welcomed the dignitaries and attendees to the Memorial ceremony. The colors were posted by the 101st Airborne Division Honor Guard, and Stella McKnight backed up by the 101st Airborne Division band sang the national anthem. The Rev. Jodi McCullah the Executive Director of Soldiers and Families Embraced gave the Invocation.

Col. Karen M. Darnell gives the Memorial Day address at the 2014 Montgomery County Memorial Day Ceremony

Col. Karen M. Darnell gives the Memorial Day address at the 2014 Montgomery County Memorial Day Ceremony

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City of Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development to hold Homeless Solutions Forum Tuesday, May 20th

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan will join the City of Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development to host a Homeless Solutions Forum on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 from 9:00am–3:00pm.

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