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Clarksville ReStore’s Community Space features Photography by David Smith

 

The Community Space, made possible by Best of Clarksville, features the work of local artists

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, Tennessee welcomes local photographer David Smith to the Community Space in the Clarksville ReStore.

Smith’s work is on display and on sale now in the space for a limited time.

Downtown Clarksville. (Photo by David Smith)

Downtown Clarksville. (Photo by David Smith)

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Montgomery County awarded Emergency Food, Shelter Funds

 

United Way Of Greater ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Congress has appropriated $120,000,000 to supplement and expand emergency food and shelter programs. Our jurisdiction’s award is based upon your jurisdiction’s total number of unemployed as compared to the total number of unemployed in all qualifying jurisdictions.

Montgomery County has been awarded $69,087 under Phase 37 of the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program and $98,498 of the CARES Addendum.

Montgomery County has been awarded $69,087 under Phase 37 of the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program and $98,498 of the CARES Addendum.

Montgomery County has been awarded $69,087 under Phase 37 of the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program and $98,498 of the CARES Addendum.

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United Way of Greater Clarksville kicking off Community Care Fund to help aid those affected by COVID-19

 

United Way Of Greater ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – COVID-19 Coronavirus has created challenges and economic hardships in our community.

With such a great impact, United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region has partnered with TVA and CDE Lightband to create the COVID-19 Community Care Fund which will assist the critical work done by nonprofit organizations to provide relief to families affected by the pandemic.

Community Care Fund Launching to Aid with Electric Bills during COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

Community Care Fund Launching to Aid with Electric Bills during COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

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United Way of Greater Clarksville provides Coronavirus relief

 

United Way Of Greater ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The extensive effects of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic have inspired the United Way of Greater Clarksville Region to begin a campaign to assist local businesses and organizations in providing relief to those affected.

“Our focus and attention to the impact on our neighbors from the COVID-19 Coronavirus epidemic in Tennessee are at the top of our priority list right now,” said Valerie Guzman. “We want to do everything we can to help our community rebound, and that will take the rest of the community coming together to help those most affected.”

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Montgomery County announces Adult and Youth Governor’s Volunteer Stars Award Recipients

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Two Montgomery County residents were recognized in Franklin, Tennessee in February and again at the formal March County Commission meeting, because they were selected as the Montgomery County recipients of at the Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards (GVSA).

The Governor’s Volunteer Stars Award is a statewide recognition program that was instituted by former Governor Phil Bredesen to honor and publicly recognize citizens in the adult and youth category from each county for their exemplary volunteer service to their community.

2019 Adult GVSA recipient Gary Norris.

2019 Adult GVSA recipient Gary Norris.

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The Art of Giving event to be held February 22nd in Clarksville

 

United Way Of Greater ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – DBO Gallery presents The Art of Giving, an upscale, live auction event featuring hand-selected artists, both local and out-of-state. The Art of Giving will take place at the Ruby Cora Saturday, February 22nd, 2020. Cocktail hour starts at 6:00pm with the auction set to begin at 7:00pm.

President of F&M Bank Sammy Stuard will conduct the live auction, presenting works by Olasubomi Aka-Bashorun, Erin Elise, Stephen Watkins, Omari Booker, Lorenzo Swinton, Ty Christian, Douglas Charlton, James Diehr, Chloe Bennett, Andrea Jacobson, and Justin Gaffrey.

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Montgomery County has been awarded Emergency Food, Shelter Funds

 

United Way Of Greater ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Montgomery County has been awarded $28,209 in federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) / Federal Emergency Management Agency under Phase 36 of the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.

The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency. 

Funds are available for Montgomery County emergency food and shelter programs run by local service agencies.

Funds are available for Montgomery County emergency food and shelter programs run by local service agencies.

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United Way of Greater Clarksville Charity Golf Scramble Brings in $25,000

 

United Way Of Greater ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region’s third annual “Game Changer” Charity Golf Scramble presented by Legends Bank was held on Friday, September 20th, 2019 at the Clarksville Country Club. An estimated $25,000 was raised for United Way’s non-profit partner agency programs supporting our community.

According to United Way’s Executive Director, Valerie Guzman, “We want to thank everyone who supported this amazing event.”

United Way of Greater Clarksville Golf Tournament was held September 20th.

United Way of Greater Clarksville Golf Tournament was held September 20th.

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United Way Asks the Community “What’s Your Why?”

 

United Way Of Greater ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – For the love of community, United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region launched their 2019 – 2020 campaign at the Roxy Regional Theatre on August 28th.

In the campaign spirit, United Way CEO Valerie Guzman asked the crowd what their why was? “We all have a reason why we do what we do,” said Guzman.

“Why do you give back to those in need? Why do you advocate for community change? Why do you volunteer at local organizations? When we find our why our purpose becomes stronger, our vision clearer, and our impact bigger.”

United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region launched their 2019 - 2020 campaign at the Roxy Regional Theatre located in Downtown Clarksville.

United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region launched their 2019 – 2020 campaign at the Roxy Regional Theatre located in Downtown Clarksville.

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APSU names 2019 Alumni Award Winners

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This November, during the Austin Peay State University (APSU) 2019 Homecoming celebration, the University will honor six distinguished individuals with this year’s APSU Alumni Awards.

The 2019 honorees are Outstanding Service Award recipients Dee Boaz and Shan Smith (’78); Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipients Catie Clinard (’11) and Bryan Johnson (’04); and Outstanding Alumni Award recipients Khandra Smalley (’05) and Richard Bibb (’65).

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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