Clarksville now is reporting on the coming recovery effort in Montgomery county. A radio broadcasting group from the area has set up several live broadcasts in the coming days to collect donations for those effected by the flooding. From the article:
The goal is to raise funds and collect supplies for members of the community displaced by the flooding. These items include, but are not limited to:
• Non-perishable food
• Bottled water
• Personal hygiene products (shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes,
deodorant, soap, etc.)
• Cleaning Supplies (mops, brooms, bleach, scrub brushes, various cleaning formulas, towels, etc.)
• New or clean gently used clothing
• Tennis shoes
• Monetary Donations
On Wednesday, May 5 the 5 Star Radio Group is broadcasting live from Wal-Mart on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m.
A second live broadcast will take place on Thursday, May 6, at Wal-Mart on Fort Campbell Boulevard from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. On Thursday, on-air personalities from three of the 5 Star Radio Group stations will be collecting items. The Beaver 100.3’s Fletch and Bailey will collect donations from 6 a.m. until 10 a.m., Q108’s Ryan and Gretchen from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and Eagle 94.3’s CC Carmack from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m.
Citizens may bring their donations to either Wal-Mart location on these dates.
Donations may also be made Wednesday night at Pancho Villa on Highway 76 from 5 to 8 p.m. and El Toro Mexican Restaurant on Fort Campbell Boulevard from 6 to 9 p.m. In addition, donations may be dropped off at any Cumberland Bank location, as well as Keller Williams Realty.
Friday, May 7, from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. Q108, The Beaver 100.3 and Eagle 94.3 will be raising money for the American Red Cross and The Salvation Army with a live radio-a-thon. Payments can be made online with a credit or debit card by visiting Q108.com, Beaver1003.com, Eagle943.com, Z975.com, and ClarksvilleNow.com.
You can also contact the Clarksville Red Cross directly at (931) 645-6401.
the Salvation Army in Clarksville at (931) 552-5350.