fce Montgomery County

  1. 2030A Cumberland Heights Road
  2. Clarksville TN 37040
  3. Tel: (931)648-5725
  4. Fax: ( 931)648-5725
  5. Email: mmpile@utk.edu
  1. Smith Trahern Mansion
  2. 1st & McClure Street
  3. Clarksville TN 37040
  4. Tel: (931)648-9998
  5. UT Extension of Montgomery County
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Special Spring Meeting Notice for National FCE Members

Members of the National Association for Family and Community Education joins the 2020 Vision Overall Committee to Celebrate the 100th Year of Women’s Vote at the special Spring Meeting on Monday, March 19th at the Smith Trahern Mansion. "Gathering" and have coffee or tea and cake with Mrs. Roosevelt and feel free to tour the mansion at this time. The meeting will start at 10:30 AM.

Updates that will be shared from the 2020 Vision Committees include:
• Welcome Michelle Newel to the overall 2020 Vision committee and she will serve as one of the overall chairmen taking Elizabeth Black's place.
• The Arts progress of public monument to celebrate Tennessee’s special role in the ratification of the 19th Amendment and to encourage commemoration of its 100th anniversary in August 2020.
• Archives intensive research in recent months by a small group of volunteers has revealed a forgotten legacy of Clarksville suffragists. Examples: April 1914 – Clarksville Equal Suffrage League formed; officers elected in June; 40 members. July 1914 – CESL held an open meeting at the home of Minnie Barksdale; over 75 attended; speeches by President Stella Morgan, Vice President Emma Lupton and Texas suffragist Mrs. Lockwood Wallis. November 1914 – TN Men’s League formed to support suffrage; Austin Peay a member
• Hello Yellow Gardening Contest -Beverly Guinn, a list of recommended yellow plants for spring fall and summer has been created and contest for businesses, organizations and households are being developed.
• The Gathering Event: Night or Day we have a growing number of people interested and we want to honor women of influence in many areas to serve as honorary Chairman of the event and have them gather supporters and friends to fill the venue where ever it is held.
• The Smith Trahern Mansion Players have presented to 100s of people as created by Brenda Harper. An e-mail/letter of invitation to other groups and organizations is being created and we want your input and approval. If you are interested in helping present just contact any of the people on the e-mail.
• UT Extension Agent Tamera Adjei will have update on UT TSU Extension & fce upcoming events.
• Smith Trahern Mansion Director Debby Johnson will give an update on the mansion
• TV and Tour Guide Training-Barbara Beeman- (1) TV for NCTC on the mansion (2) update on an upcoming Mansion Tour Guide Training that includes a special interest in the Centennial Park and Mable Wood of Cheekwood.
Lunch for those who care to go to the new downtown restaurant and for a few of us we hear they have good fried oysters. This will be a fun outing with the latest of information and fellowship toward several special events and activities and a special gift for those in attendance.

Not a national fce member, but would like to attend the special spring meeting on Monday, March 19th? Great news—you can still join us by paying your national dues at the door the day of the meeting!! Hope to see you there!

Best regards,

Tamera Adjei
Extension Agent
Family & Consumer Sciences
Montgomery County
1030 Cumberland Heights Rd Ste. A
Clarksville, TN 37040

931-648-5725 Office
tadjei@utk.edu | montgomery.tennessee.edu

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Family and Community Educators of Montogmery County, Clarksville, TN
What is F.C.E. ?

It is a group of people which meet regularly to share friendship, fellowship, and learning to improve the quality of family life. They share common concerns making life better for themselfs and their families.
For Information about a club in your Area call:
Montgomery County Extension Office
1030A Cumberland Heights Road
Clarksville, TN 37040 Tel: (931) 648-5725

Most Family and Community Education meetings and training sessionsmeet in the Smith-Trahern Mansion. For more information about the mansion, or if you would like to volunteer to work in the mansion call: (931)648-9998

F.C.E. Creed

As Family and Community Educators of the United States we will strive to promote a better way of life for all through fellowship, continuing education and service; to provide guidance in our homes and communities for the uniting of people to make the world a better place in
which to live.
May we have pride in our roles as peacemakers and may our hearts be filled with joy as we serve. Let us always be concious of the needs of others and be strenghtened

by the "Divine Light" that guides us all.
Mrs. Jean Beard Kestner Tallahassee, FL
Family and Community Education is in Partnership with the
University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service.

Work is done with Family and Community Educators, Child Care Providers Entrepeneurs and the Smith/Trahern Life Skills Center. We seek researched solutions and deliberate understanding for community issues. Montgomery/County is an active part of a District, State, and National Association Country Woman of the World

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