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Organic Allurement Art Show Featured at Austin Peay State University’s Morgan University Center Gallery

 

An APSU Art Showcase & Special EngagementClarksville, TN – From now until April 11th, 2012, a special art show titled “Organic Allurement” which features Nature Photography and Handmade Ceramics by Austin Peay State University (APSU) art students, Brittney Sparn and Jay Buckler will grace the Austin Peay State University’s Morgan University Center Gallery on the 3rd floor. You can view the show from 8:00am – 10:00pm daily. There is no admission cost.

There will also be a Closing Reception on Wednesday, April 11th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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G’s Pancake House to host free tax advice day at both locations March 17th

 

H&R BlockClarksville, TN – On Saint Patrick’s Day, Saturday, March 17th, 2012 tax experts from H & R Block will be at both G’s Pancake House locations 2018 Fort Campbell Boulevard and 803 Riverside Drive, Clarksville, TN.

They will be giving free tax advice through the use of their FREE Second Look Review Program from 10:00am to 2:00pm.

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New Year ushers in the new Tennessee Voter Photo ID Law

 

Tennessee Urban Resource CenterClarksville, TN – For as long as I can remember New Years Day has always been a time for reflection, resolutions and change. But as we usher in the 2012 New Year, quality of life changes are not the only things we all need to consider.

January 1st, 2012 also brought with it the installation of the new Tennessee Voter Photo ID Law. The new law requires all people to show a valid state or federal government-issued photo ID in order to vote at the polls.

Regardless of political party affiliation, without the proper photo ID, you won’t be able to vote for anyone during the election season this includes National, State or Local elections such as the President, school board, city council, congress or House of Representatives both federal and state levels, etc.

New Tennessee Voter Photo ID Law

New Tennessee Voter Photo ID Law

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Community forum on new Tennessee Voter Photo ID Law Monday night

 

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Clarksville, TN – On Monday, November 28th, 2011 the Tennessee Urban Resource Center will host an educational community forum on the new “Tennessee – Voter Photo ID Law”. The forum will be held at the Clarksville – Montgomery County Public Library, 350 Pageant Lane, Suite 501 – Clarksville, TN. The forum starts at 6:00pm.

The new law, which goes into effect at the start of the New Year, will require people to show a valid state or federal government-issued photo ID in order to vote at the polls. «Read the rest of this article»

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Community forum on new Tennessee Voter Photo ID Law

 

Tennessee Urban Resource Center

Clarksville, TN – On November 28th, 2011 the Tennessee Urban Resource Center will host an educational community forum on the new TN – Voter Photo ID Law. The forum will be held at the Clarksville – Montgomery County Public Library, 350 Pageant Lane, Suite 501 – Clarksville, TN. Starting at 6:00pm.

The new law, which goes into effect at the start of the New Year, will require people to show a valid state or federal government-issued photo ID in order to vote at the polls. «Read the rest of this article»

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Local NAACP to host Community Forum with Elected Officials.

 

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People - NAACPClarksville, TN – On September 15th, 2011 the Clarksville Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will hold a community forum at the Burt – Cobb Community Center, 1011 Franklin Street Clarksville, TN. The forum will run from 7:00pm until 9:00pm.

Special guest speakers will be:

Tennessee State Senator Tim Barnes – District 22nd Democrat (Montgomery, Cheatham & Houston, Counties).

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts – District 67th Democrat (Clarksville & Montgomery County).

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts & Tennessee State Senator Tim Barnes

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1st Annual Joint Juvenile Justice Conference to take place at APSU

 

DMC Task ForceClarksville, TN – The 1st Annual Joint Juvenile Justice Conference will take place Saturday, April 16th, 2011 on the campus of Austin Peay State University. The Conference will be located on the 3rd floor in the  Morgan University Center from 8:30am to 2:30pm.

The purpose of the conference is the prevention of juvenile delinquency via increasing the awareness of issues, programs and resources available to youth, parents, teachers, college students, advocates, officers of the court, and concerned citizens. «Read the rest of this article»

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Pancake eating challenge to raise funds for money strapped youth organization

 

Clarksville, TN – On February 26th, 2011 at G’s Pancake House Restaurant 803 South Riverside Drive Clarksville, TN starting at 12 noon the community along with several civic organizations, fraternities, sororities, churches, and elected officials will partner to help raise funds for Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Clarksville, TN.

The fundraiser dubbed “The Ultimate Pancake Eating Challenge Throwdown” will feature  four contestants going face to face – vs. – G’s  Triple Nickel Challenge. The Challenge consists of 5 Monster 16” Pancakes, 5 Eggs, 5 Pieces of Meat;  over 10 Pounds of Food! The first person who is able to complete the challenge  will win over $500.00 in cash and prizes.

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Local activists have concerns about the Clarksville Smart Growth 2030 Plan

 

Tennessee Urban Resource CenterThe Tennessee Urban Resource Center held a press conference to  announce that legal teams that will be involved in helping to insure that the residents of the Lincoln Homes Public Housing Projects gets a fair shake when it comes to the implementation of the City of Clarksville’s Smart Growth 2030 Master Plan which calls for the demolition of the Lincoln Homes Public Housing Projects, and the relocation of its current residents.

Many residents fear that their homes will be taken away from them under this plan and that they will then be placed in housing units that are not going to be affordable to low income people.

Tennessee Urban Resource Center Director Terry McMoore, and Mrs. Rosella Griffin a long term resident of Lincoln Homes.

Tennessee Urban Resource Center Director Terry McMoore, and Mrs. Rosella Griffin a long term resident of Lincoln Homes.

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Activist group being forming to ensure needs of Lincoln Homes residents represented

 

Civil rights activists to form protective team for public housing project residents who “fear their homes may be taken” by local Government.

Tennessee Urban Resource Center Director, Terry McMoore, is in the process of forming a multiple agency group to help protect and legally represent the interests of low income residents of the Lincoln Homes Housing projects in Clarksville, TN.

“Many residents have expressed a fear that their homes will be taken away from them, now that the City of Clarksville has released the Smart Growth 2030 Master Plan which calls for the relocation and demolition of the Lincoln Homes Public Housing Projects for the expansion of Austin Peay State University,” he said. «Read the rest of this article»

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