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United Way, Local Mayors unite to Feed Families

 

United Way Of Greater ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region has put together a Farmers to Families event at 1:00pm on October 21st in First Baptist Church’s preschool parking lot at Hiter Street and Commerce Street.

This event is a result of a partnership between Carolyn Watson, Director of the Cumberland Baptist Disaster Relief Team, and the United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region along with Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, Stewart County Mayor Robin Brandon, and Houston County Mayor Paul Bailey to provide more than 1,200 food boxes to local families in need.

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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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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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Clarksville Gas and Water Department invites public to water plant for “Imagine a Day Without Water”

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019, the Clarksville Gas and Water Department will join utilities and organizations across the country for the fifth annual “Imagine a Day Without Water” campaign, a day of education and advocacy about the value of water.

The Clarksville Water Treatment Plant will host an open house from 10:00am to 2:00pm on October 23rd. Residents are urged to call the water plant at 931.553.2440 to sign up for the tour and get directions.

The Clarksville Water Treatment Plant will host an open house from 10:00am to 2:00pm on October 23rd. Residents are urged to call the water plant at 931.553.2440 to sign up for the tour and get directions.

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Austin Peay State University’s PELP students bring in local leaders for Poli-Talk

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) sophomore Phoenix Tarpy began her college career believing Clarksville-Montgomery County’s elected leaders were inaccessible. Why, she thought, would they be interested in talking with college students?

Poli-Talk – a panel discussion on local politics hosted by APSU’s President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP)

Poli-Talk – a panel discussion on local politics hosted by APSU’s President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP)

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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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Joe Pitts sworn in as City of Clarksville Mayor

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts took the Oath of Office on Wednesday, telling a standing room only crowd at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center that it was “time to turn the page and move the city forward, together.”

Judge Tim Barnes, juvenile court judge with General Sessions jurisdiction in Montgomery County, administered the oath to Pitts, who then swore in three new City Council members and one incumbent member.

City of Clarksville's new mayor Joe Pitts was sworn in Wednesday.

City of Clarksville’s new mayor Joe Pitts was sworn in Wednesday.

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