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National Day of Prayer at Town Hall

Day of Prayer FB Ad 2017 optThe Town of Collierville will participate in the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 4, 2017 by holding a prayer ceremony on the front steps of Town Hall. The ceremony will begin at 9:00 am and is open to the public; the event will also be streamed live on the Town of Collierville, TN Facebook page.

The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen will by attending and Mayor Joyner will be presenting a proclamation. There will be featured music from Central Church and Ms. Ephie Johnson. Local church leaders will be praying over specific areas of concern for the community.

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Collierville’s Assistant Chief of Police Jeff Abeln Marks Thirty Years of Service

Abelin1 optAt a recent meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen, Assistant Police Chief of Operations Jeff Abeln was honored for 30 years of service to the Collierville community.

Jeff Abeln came from a military family and so he joined the Army not long after graduating from Millington High School in 1981. After three years of service as a Military Police Officer, Abeln was discharged into the civilian world. He decided the most logical career choice would be to become a police officer.

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Master Local Historian Program Grabs Collierville’s Morton Museum and Director Brooke Mundy for Pilot Development

brook optThe American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) has taken notice of the work being done at The Morton Museum. So much so that they’ve asked Morton Director Brooke Mundy (pictured) to serve as an advisor in a new program that teaches those of us who don’t work in a museum how to collect and curate the history that’s all around us.

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Frisco’s Façade and Tender Box are next in line for Makeover Magic

frisco optHave you ever had your picture taken in front of an old train? Have you ever wanted to?

Beginning in May, you’ll see another busy crew working on the railroad in Collierville, preparing the front section of the Frisco 1351 locomotive for just such photo ops. This is another in the initial set of steps to ready the Frisco for its upcoming job as staff member on Collierville’s Tourism Department roster.

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Take Care When Starting Up Lawn Care Equipment

lawnmower optThe birds are nesting, the azaleas are blooming and the buzz of lawn mowers is filling the air. It is springtime in Collierville! Homeowners are pulling out their gasoline powered garden tools to tackle outdoor projects. Now is a good time to review gasoline safety tips for motorized yard equipment.

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Collierville Crimestoppers Helps Collierville Police Capture Criminals through Anonymity

crimestoppers logo optDid you know that Collierville has its own Crimestoppers organization? Completely separate from nearby municipalities, Collierville Crimestoppers works with the Collierville Police Department to help capture criminals in our community by offering cash rewards and anonymity to citizens who provide information about crimes.

The 24-hour hotline 457-CASH (2274) is not recorded or monitored like other lines to the Police Department. In addition, anonymous text messages may be sent by texting the keyword CPDTIP along with the message to Tip411 (847411).

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Collierville Police Officers Break the Glass Shield at North American Conference

women in law enforcement optThree members of the Collierville Police Department travelled to Nashville earlier this April to attend a national law enforcement conference. In addition to working in the law enforcement field, there was one very specific requirement for the participants – they must be female. Officers Madison Kimbrell, Cheri Lee, and Jennifer Pelletier represented the Collierville Police Department at the conference.

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Chick History’s Rebecca Price Speaks to Morton Museum Audience

chick history optThe Morton Museum’s 2017 Lunch ‘n’ Learn series continued on March 23 with a presentation from Rebecca Price, President and CEO of Chick History, a non-profit which tells stories of women’s roles in history. Price told the Morton audience of 4 women who made a difference in Tennessee’s work and social history: Margaret Bowen, Julia Hooks, Mary Church Terrell and Ida B. Wells.

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Rabies Vaccination and Microchip Drive

little man rabies awareness month optIn honor of the Shelby County Health Department Rabies Awareness Month, Collierville Animal Services is hosting a Rabies Vaccination and Microchip Drive. Visit the Shelter at 603 East South Street on Wednesday, April 19 or Wednesday, April 26 from 3:00-6:00pm. 

Rabies Vaccinations and Tag Fees:

  • Sterile - $14 (Must show proof of spay or neuter for sterile tag.)
  • Fertile (Animal not neutered) - $23
  • Microchip Fee - $20

For more information, call Collierville Animal Services at 901-457-2670.

FREE Leaf Compost from Collierville Public Services

compost pick up optEvery Saturday, Collierville Public Services is offering free leaf compost to Collierville residents. Citizens may self-load the material at the Solid Waste Transfer Station, 476 East South Street, between the hours of 8am-12pm.

During the winter, tons of leaves were collected through the Town's leaf collection program. The Town's Public Service Department grinds the aged leaves into a consistency that is excellent for gardening. Leaf compost material has been lab tested and reports have shown it is an excellent soil additive that will promote growth and add nutrients back into your soil. This service will be a recurring Saturday program as Public Services replenishes the available supply.

Call Collierville Public Services at 901-457-2800 with any questions.

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      500 Poplar View Parkway
      Collierville, TN 38017

      Mon – Fri: 8AM – 5PM
      Phone: 901-457-2200

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