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Aspire Clarksville Foundation Announces New Board of Directors

 

Aspire Clarksville FoundationClarksville, TN – The Aspire Clarksville Foundation is pleased to announce their Board of Directors for the 2012-2013 term.

At the July 26th meeting of the Aspire Steering Committee, it was voted and approved that Jack B. Turner and Lawson Mabry will serve alongside Chairperson Katherine Cannata, Immediate Past-Chair Terry Strange and Economic Development Council Chairman Steve Kemmer on the FY13 Aspire Board of Directors.

Aspire Clarksville Foundation's New Board of Directors.

Aspire Clarksville Foundation’s New Board of Directors.

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System Teachers receive $20,000 Grant from Dow Corning Foundation

 

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemClarksville, TN – The Dow Corning Foundation has approved a $20,000 grant to Clarksville-Montgomery County School System to fund the Teacher Extern Program, started this summer with 10 local industries, including Hemlock Semiconductor Group’s Clarksville site.

The program partners math and science teachers from CMCSS with engineers and industry professionals to better understand real life application of the subject they teach.

Hemlock Semiconductor Group Site Manager Terry Strange (right) presents a $20,000 Dow Corning Foundation grant to CMCSS Director Dr. B.J. Worthington. The grant will fund teacher externships.

Hemlock Semiconductor Group Site Manager Terry Strange (right) presents a $20,000 Dow Corning Foundation grant to CMCSS Director Dr. B.J. Worthington. The grant will fund teacher externships.

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Custom House Museum February 2012 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

In the month of February, the Museum will feature Richard LeFevre: The Civil War Series, Assemblages: The Art of Sandra Paynter Washburn, “Snowflake Special” Model Trains, Let’s Find Fish, Sunday Family Fun – “Build a Log House” and so much more.

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Custom House Museum January 2012 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

In the month of January, the Museum will feature Richard LeFevre: The Civil War Series, Assemblages: The Art of Sandra Paynter Washburn, “Snowflake Special” Model Trains, Sunday Family Fun – “Indoor Bird Watching” and so much more.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Aspire Foundation Presents Clarksville-Montgomery County School System STEM Academy with Check

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – At the November 8th Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) Board meeting, Aspire Foundation Chairman, Terry Strange and Economic Development Council President and CEO, James Chavez presented the local school system with a $10,000 check to support the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program. The grant was provided through the privately funded Aspire Foundation.

“The Aspire Foundation has advocated for the adoption of the STEM curriculum throughout the school system,” said Strange. “Our goal is to promote STEM and the specialized opportunities that it presents for gifted and advanced students.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Bridgestone Metalpha, U.S.A., Inc. announces a $75 Million Expansion of Their Clarksville, TN Location

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville, TN location of Bridgestone Metalpha U.S.A., Inc. (BMU) announced today that they are planning a $75 million expansion to their site in the Clarksville-Montgomery County Corporate Business Park. This location serves as the US Corporate Headquarters for steel cord production.

“Existing Tennessee businesses, like Bridgestone Metalpha in Clarksville, are the foundation on which our economic development success stories are built, and I congratulate the company on its expansion,” said Bill Hagerty, Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development. “Through a coordinated and collaborative effort amongst state and local governments and existing industry, we can achieve Gov. Bill Haslam’s goal of making Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Legends Bank Recognized for Most School Supplies Collected

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Education FoundationMontgomery County, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation President Terry Strange presents Legends Bank Vice President of Marketing Brittney Campbell with the top collector award in the Apples for Education Challenge.

Legends Bank branches and Cumberland Bank and Trust collected school supplies for the CMC Teachers Warehouse in July and August.

Legends collected $400.00 and more than 500 school supplies.

(L to R) CMC Education Foundation President Terry Strange and Legends Bank Vice President of Marketing Brittney Campbell.

(L to R) CMC Education Foundation President Terry Strange and Legends Bank Vice President of Marketing Brittney Campbell.

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January Chamber of Commerce Events

 

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

The Chamber’s Business After Hours will be held on Thursday, January 20th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. The event will be hosted by the Riverview Inn, 50 College Street. This event is offered at no cost. «Read the rest of this article»

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The Rabidoux campaign is looking forward to the November elections

 

Dr. Greg Rabidoux

Greg Rabidoux has been hard at work since announcing that he was running for the Democratic nomination for the 7th Congressional District. Although he was unopposed in the Democratic primary, he ran his primary campaign as if he was already facing Marsha Blackburn in the November election. “We been doing everything that you would expect of a serious campaign like ours. We cover 15 counties and have been to numerous community events in each of the counties. We have
also built up a core group of supporters in each county.”

Greg Rabidoux serving coffee at Mag's Coffee on Riverside Drive.

Greg Rabidoux serving coffee at Mag's Coffee on Riverside Drive.

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Four-Lane county road opens to improve access to Solar Manufacturing Plant

 

Construction Workforce More Than Doubles Since March

Hemlock SemiconductorHemlock Semiconductor Group and the Tennessee Department of Transportation today dedicated and opened Solar Way, a new four-lane county road leading to the Hemlock Semiconductor site in northeast Montgomery County. County Mayor Carolyn Bowers cut the ceremonial ribbon.

Meanwhile, construction workforce at Hemlock Semiconductor’s site in Clarksville continues to grow with more than 650 people working to build the new facility each day, which is more than double the approximately 300 workers who were on-site in March. The total construction workforce is expected to top 1,000 by early 2011. 

The two mile public road provides more convenient access for vehicles travelling between the Hemlock Semiconductor site and Interstate 24. Solar Way connects Highway 79 to the site and continues to Jim Johnson Road. «Read the rest of this article»

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