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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s School Choice Agenda Gains Momentum in Tennessee General Assembly

 

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Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s charter school bill passed in both the Tennessee General Assembly House and Senate education committees just one day after Governor Lee’s education savings account proposal advanced from the House curriculum subcommittee. 

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Clarksville Association of Realtors® announces Local Candidate Endorsements

 

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Clarksville Association of REALTORSClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Association of Realtors® is releasing endorsements for local candidates.

After recently hosting a political debate and individual candidate conversations, the Clarksville Association of Realtors® (CAR) is endorsing the following candidates for the upcoming November 6th, 2018 State and General election.

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Leap Organization holds Annual Dining with the Stars Gala

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – The 501(c)(3) nonprofit youth and business incubation program, Leap Organization hosted its annual Dining with the Stars Gala at the Riverview Inn in downtown Clarksville, Tennessee, on Saturday, March 4th, 2017.

Dining with the Stars is the annual tribute where high school seniors in the Clarksville Montgomery county community are awarded $1000 and $500.00 scholarships based on their essay submission.

Hand Family Companies sustained the gala with their $2500 donation that helped support LEAPs night of student stars shining bright.

Former U.S. Attorney General Judge Alberto Gonzalez was keynote speaker for the event.

Former U.S. Attorney General Judge Alberto Gonzalez was keynote speaker for the event.

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Clarksville’s Dining with the Stars announces Former U.S. Attorney General, Judge Alberto Gonzalez as Keynote Speaker

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – Judge Alberto Gonzalez, former U.S. Attorney General, will be the keynote speaker at the 4th annual Dining with the Stars Gala on March 4th, 2017 at 6:00pm at the Riverview Inn.

Presently Judge Gonzales is a member of the NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions and he serves on the board of directors for the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville and the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.

Previously he was also an appointee of Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to the Governor’s Commission for Judicial Appointments and the Governor’s Management Fellows Executive Committee.

Former U.S. Attorney General, Judge Alberto Gonzalez to speak at 4th annual Dining with the Stars Gala on March 4th.

Former U.S. Attorney General, Judge Alberto Gonzalez to speak at 4th annual Dining with the Stars Gala on March 4th.

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Unity Prayer Walk & Praise Fest

 

Clarksville Area Ministerial AssociationClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Ministerial Association (CAMA) is sponsoring a prayer walk as an expression of unity among Christians to bless our community on October 1st at 8:00am Pastors from various church denominations will alternate praying and reading scriptures during the walk from Burt Elementary School on APSU Campus to the Montgomery County Courthouse then to Edith Pettus Park.

Following the walk there will be a Praise Fest featuring various groups ministering in song and dance with free food, games, and health/wellness exhibits.

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UPS Delivers Workforce Development Programming to LEAP Students

 

LEAP OrganizationNashville, TN – UPS collaborates with the LEAP Organization to educate students on job seeking strategies, best practices to retain employment and receive promotions, and the benefits associated with employment opportunities with UPS.

The goal of LEAP’s Career Readiness Program is to provide youth ages 16 to 24 with critical job skills to prepare them for entry into the workforce. Members of UPS Human Resources Department educated the students on the UPS mission and history then guided them on a tour on their warehouse facility to explain the various positions within the company.

UPS works with LEAP’s Career Readiness Program to help students learn about job opportunities.

UPS works with LEAP’s Career Readiness Program to help students learn about job opportunities.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office holds 14th Annual Domestic Violence Awareness event

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank everyone who supported the 14Th Annual Domestic Violence Awareness event on Saturday. The event was dedicated to victims who have lost their lives from domestic violence.

Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson, Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Montgomery County Commissioner Tommy Vallejos and City Councilman Richard Garret joined hundreds in an Awareness Walk around Veterans Plaza. Renee Wimberly organized the walk. Wimberly lost her daughter, Kendra Stanmore, to domestic violence.

Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson speaks at the 14th Annual Domestic Violence Awareness event held Saturday, October 10th, 2015.

Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson speaks at the 14th Annual Domestic Violence Awareness event held Saturday, October 10th, 2015.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Memorial Day Service honors those who died serving our Country

 

Montgomery County Veterans Service OrganizationClarksville, TN – On Monday, May 25th, the Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization held its annual Memorial Day Ceremony. Due to rain, the ceremony was held in the William O. Beach Civic Hall, Veterans Plaza in Clarksville Tennessee.

The ceremony was opened by Frank Mir, the Director of the Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization. Mir welcomed the dignitaries and attendees to the Memorial ceremony. The colors were posted by the 101st Airborne Division Honor Guard, and Stella McKnight sang the National Anthem.

Purple Heart recipients at the 2015 Clarksville-Montgomery County Memorial Day Service

Purple Heart recipients at the 2015 Clarksville-Montgomery County Memorial Day Service

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Clarksville Police arrest Indecent Exposure suspect with Communities help

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On February 11th, 2015 the Clarksville Police Department responded to two separate but similar Indecent Exposure calls. One incident occurred inside the Belk Store at Governors Square Mall at 11:15am, and the other occurred in the parking lot at Target (near Governors Square Mall) at approximately 12:10pm — within minutes of each other.

In the Belk Store incident, a white male suspect completely exposed himself to a female victim. In the Target parking lot, a white male with the same description attempted to expose himself to a female victim, but she stopped him when she said, “I’m getting your tag number and calling the police.”

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Clarksville’s LEAP Organization Celebrates Youth Development Day

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – Saturday, January 31st, 2015 marked the 2nd Annual LEAP Gala Celebrating Youth Development at the Emmanuel Family Life Center. Clarksville  Mayor Kim McMillan issued a proclamation with was delivered by City Councilwoman Wanda Smith designating January 31st Youth Development Day and urging those is the Clarksville community to take time on this day to acknowledge the work of the LEAP Organization in making a positive impact on youth in our community.

The Gala opened with a string musical ensemble by the Brio Strings as guests were greeted, seated, and served by youth and mentors. Other entertainment included performances by West Creek High School Step Team, the Distinguished Steppers Unlimited, Mercedes Johnson singing “Confidence” by Tasha Cobb, and a Youth Fashion Show organized by Sharon Edwards featuring fashions from local designers ELO.

Brio Strings Ensemble played at the 2nd Annual LEAP Gala Celebrating Youth Development at the Emmanuel Family Life Center.

Brio Strings Ensemble played at the 2nd Annual LEAP Gala Celebrating Youth Development at the Emmanuel Family Life Center.

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