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Announcements

The following is a list of announcements made by the City of Bowling Green over the last year.

Learn to Swim Registration

Learn to Swim Registration

Jul 1, 2022

Summary: Registration for the Learn to Swim Program for the July session will be held July 5 & 6 from 4 pm-6 pm at Russell Sims Aquatic Center. Participants will need to be dressed to get in the pool at the time of registration for a skills assessment test.

City issues temporary burn ban

City issues temporary burn ban

Jun 28, 2022

Summary: With weather permitting, we hope to have the burn ban lifted in time for July 4th celebrations. Once sufficient rainfall creates a safe environment, the ban will be lifted.

City celebrates new American citizens

City celebrates new American citizens

Jun 17, 2022

Summary: The city honored new Americans Thursday night at the Sloan Convention Center. People who immigrated here from all over the world attended the celebration

Roadwork to begin on Rockingham/Westen roundabout

Roadwork to begin on Rockingham/Westen roundabout

Jun 3, 2022

Summary: The roadwork will result in the closures of portions of Rockingham Avenue and Westen Street. Rockingham Avenue will be closed near the intersection. Westen Street will be closed from Patrick Way to Rockingham Avenue.

Reception for New U.S. Citizens on June 16

Reception for New U.S. Citizens on June 16

May 24, 2022

Summary: The City of Bowling Green is hosting a reception to recognize individuals who have become naturalized United States Citizens since September 2019. The annual Reception for New Americans will take place on Thursday, June 16 at 6:00 p.m. at the Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green, KY.

Youth Lacrosse Clinic

Youth Lacrosse Clinic

May 18, 2022

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is offering a FREE Youth Lacrosse Clinic, June 7 at 9 am at Lampkin Park Turf Field. It is for 6-16 year olds interested in learning the game of lacrosse. Equipment will be provided. If you need more information contact 270-393-3624.

Westside Baseball League

Westside Baseball League

May 17, 2022

Summary: Bowling Green Parks & Recreation has a new league: Westside Baseball. This is for youth ages 9-14 interested in learning the game of baseball regardless of skillset. Registration is online or onsite at Pedigo Park.

Learn to Swim Registration

Learn to Swim Registration

May 13, 2022

Summary: Registration for the Learn to Swim Program will be held May 31 and June 1 from 4 pm-6 pm at Russell Sims Aquatic Center. Participants will need to be dressed to get in the pool at the time of registration for a skills assessment test.

2022 Shelter Reservations

2022 Shelter Reservations

Apr 29, 2022

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is accepting 2022 shelter reservations for dates ranging from NOW-October 31. Reserve your shelter online or in-person at the Parks Admin Office located at 225 East Third Avenue.

Two City employees recognized at Saturday's Women of Achievement Awards

Two City employees recognized at Saturday's Women of Achievement Awards

Apr 27, 2022

Summary: Two City employees were among those recognized at Saturday’s Women of Achievement Awards presented by the Bowling Green Human Rights Commission (HRC). Bowling Green Mayor Todd Alcott was on hand to greet attendees at the event.

Bowling Green City Clerk named Clerk of the Year

Bowling Green City Clerk named Clerk of the Year

Apr 25, 2022

Summary: The Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association named Bowling Green City Clerk Ashley Jackson as the 2022 Clerk of the Year. Jackson began working for Bowling Green in 2006 as Assistant City Clerk. She was promoted to City Clerk in 2018.

#BGGovToGo Returns With Community Block Party Downtown

#BGGovToGo Returns With Community Block Party Downtown

Apr 21, 2022

Summary: The #BGGovToGo season kicks off tomorrow night, April 21 with ""The Neighbors" Community Block Party under the SOKY Marketplace Pavilion and along "Hot Rod Alley" from 3 to 7 p.m.

NEW Downtown BGKY resources now available online

NEW Downtown BGKY resources now available online

Apr 20, 2022

Summary: Downtown BGKY officially released two new free resources today: a Downtown BGKY public parking map and Fountain Square Shop & Dine guide.

Arbor Day Foundation recognizes Bowling Green as a Tree City USA

Arbor Day Foundation recognizes Bowling Green as a Tree City USA

Mar 28, 2022

Summary: Properly placed tress increase property values and positively affect the local ecosystem by helping to clean water and create animal habitats to encourage biodiversity.

Small Business Administration begins pilot program in Bowling Green, sets up temporary office at Kummer/Little Center

Small Business Administration begins pilot program in Bowling Green, sets up temporary office at Kummer/Little Center

Mar 21, 2022

Summary: A small percentage of business owners here have applied for assistance through SBA. SBA wants to educate businesses on the low-interest loans available to business owners and identify any impediments to that federal assistance.

City to Receive $1.6M TAP Grant

City to Receive $1.6M TAP Grant

Mar 17, 2022

Summary: City of Bowling Green will receive a $1.6M Transportation Alternatives Program grant award to restore the College Street Pedestrian Bridge.

New funding helps city provide services to Afghan immigrants

New funding helps city provide services to Afghan immigrants

Mar 17, 2022

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will receive a new grant of $150,000 from the Open Society Foundations to support the City's efforts to meet the needs of new Afghan residents here.

Informational meeting with Historic Preservation Office scheduled for March 22

Informational meeting with Historic Preservation Office scheduled for March 22

Mar 15, 2022

Summary: The Kentucky Heritage Council will have staff in Bowling Green next week to tour tornado-damaged neighborhoods and present informational that could help owners repairing their historic homes

2022 Fairview Cemetery Annual Cleanup

2022 Fairview Cemetery Annual Cleanup

Mar 10, 2022

Summary: Fairview Cemetery Staff began their Annual Cleanup March 1. Cleanup activity continues thru the mowing/mulching season. Any items in the way of grave maintenance along with worn, faded flowers and trinkets will be removed. For more information contact 270-393-3607.

City, county launches new website to help businesses fill job vacancies and help unemployed find work

City, county launches new website to help businesses fill job vacancies and help unemployed find work

Mar 3, 2022

Summary: Going live this week BowlingGreenWorks.com is a step in the effort to connect employees with actively hiring employers. The site will be a resource for employers and job seekers.

Bowling Green Human Rights Commission Celebrates 29th Annual Women of Achievement Awards

Bowling Green Human Rights Commission Celebrates 29th Annual Women of Achievement Awards

Feb 28, 2022

Summary: The 29th Annual Women of Achievement Awards sponsored by the Bowling Green Human Rights Commission will be held on Saturday April 23rd. Cost of tickets for this event is $45.00.

Now Hiring: 911 Dispatchers

Now Hiring: 911 Dispatchers

Feb 17, 2022

Summary: The City of BG is currently accepting applications for the 911 Dispatcher position. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 4th. Please visit https://www.bgky.org/hr/jobs for more information.

Businesses and food trucks needed for Bunny Hop Trail

Businesses and food trucks needed for Bunny Hop Trail

Feb 16, 2022

Summary: The Bunny Hop takes place at the park on the paved walking trail that is completely wheelchair accessible. The event is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. March 26 and the Easter Bunny will make an appearance. Last year’s event drew a crowd of hundreds.

FEMA deadline extended to March

FEMA deadline extended to March

Feb 10, 2022

Summary: FEMA deadline to apply for disaster assistance has ben extended by one month. There are multiple ways to apply for assistance.

Parker Bennett Community Center Sweetheart's Dance

Parker Bennett Community Center Sweetheart's Dance

Feb 8, 2022

Summary: Parker Bennett Community Center is hosting a FREE Sweetheart's Dance February 11 from 6 pm-8 pm. Youth ages 5-13 years old are welcome. If you need more information, please contact 270-393-3310.

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