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Volunteer of the year

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 9:55 am

Trish Connelly, left, has been named Volunteer of the Year by the Clarksville Community Chamber of Commerce. A plaque was presented to her by the Chamber’s President, Joanna Brock, right, and Mayor Jo Anne Smiley. Connelly is on the front lines of sandbagging crews and is Chairman of the City’s Parks and Recreation Committee who single-handedly plants grass, pulls weeds, plans landscapes, arranges for landscaping rocks among other things.  She is also

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    Posted on December 9, 2014 at 3:57 pm

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    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 4:28 pm

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    Posted on November 12, 2014 at 4:28 pm

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    Posted on November 4, 2014 at 4:18 pm

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    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 10:26 am

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    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 5:25 pm


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