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American Red Cross urges Blood Donation during COVID-19 to maintain Supply

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross typically has a tough time keeping the blood supply strong during the winter months when inclement weather and seasonal illnesses can impact donors. This year the pandemic adds in another challenge in keeping the blood supply strong.

The Red Cross is urging healthy individuals to make an appointment to give blood or platelets this month.

Sara Hernandez has been giving platelets since she was 18 years old. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

Sara Hernandez has been giving platelets since she was 18 years old. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

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First Horizon Foundation Gives $500K to Support Middle Tennessee COVID-19 Relief Efforts

 

First Horizon BankNashville, TN – First Horizon Foundation has announced that it is giving a total of $500,000 in support of COVID-19 Coronavirus emergency relief efforts to nonprofit organizations throughout Middle Tennessee.

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Tennessee Partners with YMCA, Boys & Girls Clubs in Tennessee to Provide Free Child Care to Essential Workers

 

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is announcing new child care assistance to support families that are serving the state in essential workforce positions.

Through payment assistance and a network of temporary care locations, parents who work as essential employees can access child care at no cost during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic state of emergency until June 15th, 2020.

Parents Working in Essential Jobs can access Free Child Care during the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic state of Emergency.

Parents Working in Essential Jobs can access Free Child Care during the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic state of Emergency.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s COVID-19 Bulletin #20

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Today, Friday, April  17th, 2020, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s provided an update on Tennessee’s efforts regarding COVID-19 Coronavirus relief.

Governor Lee’s daily press conferences will resume next Monday through Thursday at 3:00pm CT and can be viewed here. Governor Lee has also established a website specific to COVID-19 updates which can be found here.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Nashville Sounds announce Booster’s Kids Club and Silver Sounds Club to return in 2018

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club has announced the return of two fan clubs for the 2018 season – Booster’s Kids Club presented by First Tennessee, and the Silver Sounds Club.

In partnership with the YMCA, Booster’s Kids Club is for children ages 12 and under. The $25.00 membership includes two general admission tickets to any three Sunday games, 10 Fun Zone vouchers, a beach ball courtesy of First Tennessee, a Booster’s Kids Club t-shirt, a four-piece Sounds decal set and a 10% discount at the Sounds Pro Shop.

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Clarksville Police report Missing Person Donald Wilson Found

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On December 7th, 2017 around 8:10am, the Clarksville Police Department received notification from Orlando Police Department that Donald Wilson was located and is safe. Thanks to all for your assistance

Wilson was reported missing by his spouse on December 6th, 2017. She dropped him off at the YMCA, 260 Hillcrest Drive and later went back to pick him up. He supposedly had left with a friend, but Wilson never returned home.

Missing person Donald Wilson has been found in Florida by the Orlando Police Department.

Missing person Donald Wilson has been found in Florida by the Orlando Police Department.

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Clarksville Police are asking public help Locating Missing Elderly Man, Donald Wilson

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are asking for assistance to locate an elderly Clarksville man Donald Wilson a white male age 87 that is 5’8 tall and weighs 160lbs.

He was reported missing by his spouse on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017, around 6:00pm. She dropped him off at the YMCA, 260 Hillcrest Drive, around 8:00am and went back to pick Donald Wilson up around 9:45am.

He supposedly had left with a friend of his Vernie Hill, but Wilson never returned home.

Clarksville Police are looking for missing person Donald Wilson.

Clarksville Police are looking for missing person Donald Wilson.

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Yellow Creek Baptist Church to Feed Over 1200 Families this Saturday, November 11th

 

Yellow Creek Baptist ChurchCumberland City, TN – For the seventh year in a row, Yellow Creek Baptist Church will be holding their free food giveaway this Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at 9:00am. What started as a relatively small event a few years ago has grown into one of the largest food giveaways of its kind in our area.

“Last year we gave out 1100 baskets and this year we are planning for right around 1200,” states Phillip Chambers, Pastor of Yellow Creek.

1200 baskets to be handed out at Yellow Creek Baptist Church during their Free Food Giveaway, Saturday.

1200 baskets to be handed out at Yellow Creek Baptist Church during their Free Food Giveaway, Saturday.

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American Heart Association releases New Music Video to raise awareness of Stroke Warning Signs

 

American Stroke Association launches a Y.M.C.A parody song to educate about stroke

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke, is releasing a new parody music video to teach people how to recognize the most common stroke warning signs.

Worldwide, stroke is the No. 2 cause of death and a leading cause of serious disability. For the American Stroke Association, raising awareness of stroke is more critical than ever, as new reports indicate that stroke deaths are on the rise.

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Announces Charlie Koon as New Chairman

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces its 2017-18 Board of Directors.

Serving as chairman for a one-year term beginning July 1st, is Charlie Koon, Director of Workforce & Economic Development at Workforce Essentials. Koon was named the 2015 Middle Tennessee Workforce Services Employee of the Year by the Tennessee Department of Labor and in 2008 he was named Clarksville’s “Citizen of the Year.”

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Charlie Koon

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