Announcements

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

Bowling Green Receives Budget Award

Jan 20, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green recently received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the FY17 budget from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the fifth consecutive year that the City has received this award.

Renovation of Kereiakes Park Restrooms

Jan 18, 2017

Summary: The restrooms at Kereiakes Park Shelter #1 are closed for remodeling. Portable restrooms will be available for use, along with the baseball field restrooms. We are excited about these renovations and apologize for any inconvenience.

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

Jan 13, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning January 16, 2017 and closing on January 23, 2017.

Volunteer Drive

Jan 4, 2017

Summary: Is volunteering more one of your New Year's resolutions? If so, Kummer/Little Recreation Center is giving you the perfect opportunity by hosting a volunteer drive for the Bowling Green Special Olympics. Join us on January 26th for more information.

Shelter Reservations Begin 1/9/17

Jan 4, 2017

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation will begin taking shelter reservations for the 2017 year on Monday, January 9 at 7:30 a.m. in person or via phone and 8:00 a.m. online. For more information call us at 270-393-3549.

BGPR Grand Re-Opening

Jan 2, 2017

Summary: Join us for the Grand Re-Opening of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation to celebrate our recent renovations throughout our entire facility! Light refreshments will be served, door prizes will be given away, and discounts will be offered for memberships in the BGPR Fitness Facility.

Fitness Facility Holiday Hours

Dec 29, 2016

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation's Fitness Facility will have different hours over the holiday. Normal hours will resume on January 2.

New Year's Golf Scramble

Dec 20, 2016

Summary: BGPR Golf Division's annual New Year's Scramble will be held on Sunday, January 1 with a 1:00 p.m. start at Paul Walker Golf Course. This is a 4 Man Scramble with a Blind Draw. Fees are $8 for non-members and $4 for members/volunteers. Start 2017 with 9 holes!

Need Last Minute Stocking Stuffers?

Dec 20, 2016

Summary: Need last minute stocking stuffers? BGPR Golf Course gift certificates are the perfect item. Visit us at either Paul Walker Golf Course or CrossWinds Golf Course to pick yours up today.

City Hall Christmas Open House

Dec 13, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will be hosting the 2016 Christmas Open House on Friday, December 16, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Commission Chambers at City Hall.

Winter Fiesta

Dec 6, 2016

Summary: Join us for a community meal "Potluck" style this Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Dishman-Mcginnis Elementary (375 Glen Lily Road). Share your favorite dish, bring your family, and meet new friends.

Breakfast with Santa

Dec 5, 2016

Summary: Join us Saturday, December 10 from 8-11 a.m. at F.O. Moxley Community Center for Breakfast with Santa. Come enjoy breakfast with Santa and make out your list for him to take back to the North Pole. A light breakfast will be served. This is a free event for all ages.

14th Annual Powerlifting Competition

Dec 1, 2016

Summary: The 14th Annual Powerlifting Competition will be held at BGPR Fitness Facility on Saturday, December 10 beginning at 9:00 a.m. (weigh-in at 8:30 a.m.). This is a full meet consisting of Deadlift, Bench, and Squat.

Banquet Tomorrow Night to Celebrate Neighborhoods, Volunteers

Nov 30, 2016

Summary: The 17th Annual Neighborhood Builders Banquet will be held December 1 at 6:30 p.m. at Sloan Convention Center. The event features award presentations to neighborhood groups and individual volunteers.

BGPR Fitness Thanksgiving Hours

Nov 23, 2016

Summary: BGPR Fitness Facility will have the following Thanksgiving hours: Thursday - Closed Friday - 7:00 am-4:00 pm Saturday & Sunday - 9:00 am-4:00 pm

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

Nov 11, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning November 14, 2016 and closing on November 21, 2016.

Historic Photos to be Presented

Nov 11, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold a ceremony on Tuesday, November 15th at 1:30 p.m. at the F.O. Moxley Center to present the updated pictures of athletes from High Street and State Street Schools.

Check Smoke Detector Batteries Once a Month

Nov 11, 2016

Summary: Remember to check your smoke detector batteries at least once per month and change them every six months to make sure they are working properly.

Recognize Your Great Neighbor with a Neighbor Award

Nov 9, 2016

Summary: Nominate your Good Neighbor for recognition as a Neighborhood Builders Award winner. Awards will be presented at the 17th Annual Neighborhood Builders Banquet at Sloan Convention Center on December 1. Write or email your nomination by Monday, November 21.

High Street School Pictorial Dedication

Nov 9, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green, Bowling Green Parks & Recreation and the High Street/State Street School Athletic History Committee will be unveiling pictures and memorabilia that help preserve the history of our community.

Winter Fire Safety Tips

Nov 7, 2016

Summary: In order to help reduce the potential for fires during the winter months, citizens are encouraged to follow these lifesaving tips. They may also call the Bowling Green Fire Department at 270-393-3702 for any further questions.

City accepting applications to its 2017 Academy for New Americans

Nov 4, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green is accepting applications to its 2017 Academy for New Americans, a free leadership-training program sponsored by the City of Bowling Green that empowers New Americans to understand and participate in City Government.

BGFD Annual Compliance Accreditation is Approved

Nov 4, 2016

Summary: According to the Center for Public Safety Excellence, the Bowling Green Fire Department has demonstrated that they are in compliance with all stated benchmarks, government standards, local standards, core competencies, and performance indicators.

2016 Foot Golf Doubles Cup

Nov 2, 2016

Summary: The 2016 Foot Golf Doubles Cup will be held on Sunday, November 20 at The Golf Course at RiverView. The tournament will begin at 2:00 p.m. There will be two divisions: Adult (ages 16+) and Youth (ages 15-). This tournament is $30 per team ($15 per person).

Online City Payments Now Available

Oct 24, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green is now accepting online payments for property tax bills, parking tickets, code violations and more. Residents can now visit www.bgky.org to pay through the new eMiscellaneuous billing webpage. There is a $2.00 transaction fee to use this service.

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