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Altra Federal Credit Union donates $100,000 to help Community Members in need during Altra Gives Back Day

 

Altra Employees given the day for Wellness

Altra Federal Credit UnionClarksville, TN – For the past two years on the second Tuesday in October, Altra Federal Credit Union employees have spent their day volunteering at organizations in the communities they serve. Due to COVID-19 Coronavirus, Altra Gives Back Day 2020 will take a different form.

In advance of the previously scheduled event on October 12th, 2020 Altra is distributing $100,000 to various organizations in the core markets they serve to provide direct aid to those in need.

Altra employees: Rose Melton, Jesse Presley, Gail Fielder, Dan Schwaab, Brian Selph, Heather Cheesman. Valerie Guzman, Stephanie Knight, and Brandi Ficklin from United Way of Greater Clarksville with Leslie Chiodini from Community Action Agency and Terri Williams from Crisis 211.

Altra employees: Rose Melton, Jesse Presley, Gail Fielder, Dan Schwaab, Brian Selph, Heather Cheesman. Valerie Guzman, Stephanie Knight, and Brandi Ficklin from United Way of Greater Clarksville with Leslie Chiodini from Community Action Agency and Terri Williams from Crisis 211.

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Austin Peay State University to hold 19th annual production of “The Vagina Monologues”

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the APSU Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance will host the 19th annual production of Eve Ensler’s award-winning play, “The Vagina Monologues,” at 7:00pm on February 26th and February 28th, 2020 in the University’s Clement Auditorium. 

“The Vagina Monologues,” to be performed at Austin Peay State University on February 26th and February 28th, 2020.

“The Vagina Monologues,” to be performed at Austin Peay State University on February 26th and February 28th, 2020.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office holds Hairy Holidays Fundraiser for charities

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) raised $11,875 for five local charities and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital during their Hairy Holidays Fundraiser.

For a $30.00-a-month donation male deputies could grow their beards out for the month of November and December. Female deputies could wear a colorful undershirt or not wear a tie which is normally part of the required uniform.

This year the MCSO extended the campaign to the end of the year and donated funds raised during December help local charities.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office's Hairy Holidays Fundraiser raises $11,875 for Mana Cafe, Soldiers and Families Embraced (SAFE), Angel Fund, Urban Ministries,  and YAIPaks and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office’s Hairy Holidays Fundraiser raises $11,875 for Mana Cafe, Soldiers and Families Embraced (SAFE), Angel Fund, Urban Ministries, and YAIPaks and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Habitat for Humanity works with Urban Ministries to collect donations for Thanksgiving food boxes

 

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County is partnering with Urban Ministries of Clarksville to collect food or monetary donations to help provide Thanksgiving Holiday Meal Boxes for families in need in our community.

Those who are interested in helping can donate uncooked turkeys, hams, or nonperishable side items.

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County is working with Urban Ministries of Clarksville to collect food or monetary donations to help provide Thanksgiving Holiday Meal Boxes for families in need in our community.

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County is working with Urban Ministries of Clarksville to collect food or monetary donations to help provide Thanksgiving Holiday Meal Boxes for families in need in our community.

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City of Clarksville, American Red Cross to provide Emergency Shelter through Saturday night

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and the American Red Cross will make Kleeman Community Center, 166 Cunningham Lane, available as an overnight emergency shelter through Saturday night.

Cold Weather

Cold Weather

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City of Clarksville, American Red Cross to provide Warming Shelter

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and the American Red Cross will make Kleeman Community Center, 166 Cunningham Lane, available as an overnight warming shelter starting at 3:00pm Thursday.

Cold Weather

Cold Weather

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Manna Café Ministries needs Volunteers for Emergency Mobile Pantry

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Manna Café Ministries is seeking 50 volunteers to step up Friday and help people who lost food supplies during the power outage caused by last weekend’s storm.

The ministry at 605 Providence Boulevard, Clarksville, will receive a special shipment of food from Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee at 8:00am Friday.

Manna Café Ministries to hold a Mobile Pantry food giveaway on Friday at 605 Providence Boulevard for those that have lost food due to power outage..

Manna Café Ministries to hold a Mobile Pantry food giveaway on Friday at 605 Providence Boulevard for those that have lost food due to power outage.

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Austin Peay State University recognizes outstanding professors with 2019 Faculty Awards

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On August 14th, 2019, Austin Peay State University (APSU) President Alisa White honored several outstanding faculty members during an awards ceremony in the Mabry Concert Hall.

Austin Peay President Alisa White, Joe Shakeenab, Gilbert Pitts and Rex Gandy. (APSU)

Austin Peay President Alisa White, Joe Shakeenab, Gilbert Pitts and Rex Gandy. (APSU)

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Ingredients for Hope set for July 27th

 

Ingredients for HopeClarksville, TN – On Saturday, July 27th, 2019,  “Ingredients for Hope,” a Crockpot Meal Tasting event benefiting Clarksville’s Safehouse and Safeplace, will be held from 11:00am to 1:00pm at Trinity Episcopal Church in Downtown Clarksville.

Girl Scout Troop 779 Ambassador Ryleigh Welsh has been working with Urban Ministries Director CC Carmack and Legal Aid Victim Advocate Tabitha Tackett to organize this event which will benefit families leaving the Safehouse and Safeplace shelters to establish homes of their own. Many of these families leave with nothing to start their new homes.

Ingredients for Hope to be held at Trinity Episcopal Church on Saturday, July 27th.

Ingredients for Hope to be held at Trinity Episcopal Church on Saturday, July 27th.

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Clarksville Agencies offer help after Power Outages

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Several Clarksville food relief agencies are stepping up to help people who lost food supplies during the weekend’s power outages.

The City of Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development, which helps provide resources and homeless services, is working with the Community Action Agency, Loaves and Fishes, Manna Café Ministries and Urban Ministries to coordinate the effort.

People in need of food because of spoilage during the power outages should make direct contact with one of these participating agencies:

There were over 13,000 power outages across the City of Clarksville due to recent storms. (CDE Lightband)

There were over 13,000 power outages across the City of Clarksville due to recent storms. (CDE Lightband)

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