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Pillars of Hope 9/11 commemorative art exhibit to be held at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, September 4th-23rd

 

Arts for Hearts ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County has a personal and profound connection to September 11th with many military heroes and families calling Clarksville their home.

So it is no surprise that almost 2000 tiles have been hand painted by Clarksville-Montgomery County residents as part of the Pillars of Hope: Remembering our Heroes through Art and Reflection since late 2012. A project dedicated to the memory of the September 11th attacks on our nation that honors and remembers those who serve our country.

Pillars of Hope traveling public art exhibit to be displayed at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library honors our heroes and community.

Pillars of Hope traveling public art exhibit to be displayed at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library honors our heroes and community.

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Pillars of Hope Public Art display to be at Downtown Commons, September 6th

 

Arts for Hearts Clarksville

Arts for Hearts ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On Thursday, September 6th, 2018, Arts for Hearts Clarksville, Montgomery County Parks and Recreation staff, and volunteers will setup the “Pillars of Hope” Honoring our Heroes through Art at the Downtown Commons, 215 Legion Street. The Pillars of Hope will be on display from 11:00am-7:00pm.

The Pillars of Hope is a commemorative piece of public art created by our community to honor and remember those who serve. The project began in 2012, a collaborative project organized by Rita Arancibia, Volunteer Clarksville, Hands on Nashville , APSU Ceramics Department, with support from the Corporation for National and Community Service and the Clarksville Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

Pillars of Hope traveling public art exhibit to be displayed at Downtown Commons honors our heroes and community.

Pillars of Hope traveling public art exhibit to be displayed at Downtown Commons honors our heroes and community.

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APSU recognizes outstanding professors with 2018 Faculty Awards

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 Austin Peay State University (APSU) President Alisa White honored several outstanding faculty members during an awards ceremony in the Mabry Concert Hall.

Dr. Doris Davenport, professor of nursing, received the APSU National Alumni Association

Dr. Doris Davenport, professor of nursing, received the APSU National Alumni Association

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Pillar of Hope Exhibit

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government will once again display the Pillars of Hope exhibit at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 events.

This collection of hand painted ceramic tiles was designed to be mini-memorials honoring the heroes of 9/11.

Pillar of Hope Exhibit will be on display at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library.

Pillar of Hope Exhibit will be on display at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library.

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Pillars of Hope exhibit now on Display at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government has recently accepted the Pillars of Hope exhibit from the Volunteer Clarksville organization.

As many may remember, the Pillars of Hope were created during the 9/11 Serve to Remember Days of Service in 2012, in partnership with the Austin Peay State University Department of Art Professors Ken Shipley and Cynthia Marsh.

Pillars of Hope

Pillars of Hope

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Burchett Park spruced up by Volunteers supporting Clarksville’s 911 Serve to Remember Days of Service

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Volunteers gathered at Burchett Park, Sunday, September 7th to help clean-up the Park as part of the nationwide volunteer effort called “September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance”.

Volunteers spruce up Burchett Park.

Volunteers spruce up Burchett Park.

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Pillars of Hope Project celebrates the spirit of service and unity through Community Art

 

Clarksville, TN – The first exhibit of “Celebrating the Spirit of Service and Unity: Pillars of Hope“, a public art project that celebrates the spirit of service and unity following September 11th will be held at various  locations through June 10th.

“The Pillars of Hope” began in 2012 as a creative effort to inspire the tradition of charitable service on 9/11— It is a positive way for community members to connect and pay tribute to the 9/11 victims- honor those who rose in service in response to the attacks and remind all of us of the importance of working more closely together in peace to improve our community and the world.

Pillars of Hope Project

Pillars of Hope Project

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Volunteer Clarksville & Clarksville Sunset Rotary invites community out to paint a commemorative tile for the Pillars of Hope Memorial Art Project

 
The Pillars of Hope is a commemorative piece of public art to honor and remember those who serve.

The Pillars of Hope is a commemorative piece of public art to honor and remember those who serve.

Hands On ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Pillars of Hope is a commemorative piece of public art to honor and remember those who serve. The project began in 2012, a collaborative project of Volunteer Clarksville and Hand on Nashville with support from the Corporation for National and Community Service, and part of the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance initiative.

The effort was first established to inspire the tradition of engaging in charitable service on 9/11 as an annual and forward-looking tribute to the 9/11 victims, survivors, and those who rose up in service in response to the attacks.

“The Pillars of Hope” memorial art project is meant to help people of all ages express their reactions to the September 11th event and to celebrate the spirit of service and unity. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Volunteer Clarksville, Hands on Nashville to Honor 9-11 Heroes with Service

 

Hands On ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – For the third consecutive year, Volunteer Clarksville, now a program of the United Way of Clarksville, will commemorate the anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks by providing more than 800 volunteer opportunities through the annual Serve to Remember event.

Volunteers are needed to take part in Serve to Remember’s more than 25 community-enhancing projects, including maintenance work to the Warrior Garden at the Fort Campbell U.S. Army installation, the painting of remembrance tiles by youth and seniors, a ‘pajama drive’ benefitting the Safe House Domestic Violence Shelter, a number of cleanup projects at area parks and nonprofits and more. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System needs Volunteers to Help Proctor TCAP Exams

 

Join Volunteer Clarksville and Celebrate Knowledge Week April 22nd-26th, 2013

Hands On ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – With TCAP testing less than two weeks away, Clarksville Montgomery County Schools are in great need of volunteer proctors. Hundreds of volunteers are still needed during testing week held April 22nd-26th, 2013.

Be generous with your time and support our kids, teachers and schools by volunteering. There are many opportunities to help out.

Volunteers can choose from a variety of school locations and days. «Read the rest of this article»

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