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Registration Now Open for Over 50 Citizens Academy

February 9, 2023
Karen Foley - 270-393-3674
Bowling Green, KY
Registration Now Open for Over 50 Citizens Academy

Registration is underway now through Feb. 20 for the next class of the City of Bowling Green's Over 50 Citizens Academy, a behind-the scenes look at City government and our community resources for an Age Friendly Bowling Green.

Go Behind the Scenes of City Government at Next Over 50 Citizen's Academy

Applications are now being accepted through February 20 for the next class of the City of Bowling Green's Over 50 Citizen's Academy. The academy takes place over four and a half days in March and is offered at no cost to participants.

Part of the Age Friendly Bowling Green initiative and a partnership with AARP Kentucky, the academy provides a "behind the scenes" look at local government, including its budget, programs and services, as well as community resources and volunteer opportunities for older adults. The academy also explores livability and what it means to be an "Age Friendly" community. This will be the first session of the academy since the last class graduated just ahead of the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, 2020.

The academy will begin Thursday, March 2 and conclude with a graduation lunch on Wednesday, March 8. Each day begins at 9:00 and concludes by 4:00 p.m., with lunch and snacks provided. The academy does not meet over the weekend.

It is one of three citizen academies that are launching in the next month: The Academy For New Americans has completed registration and will begin its first session on Thursday, Feb. 23. Bowling Green Police will holds its spring Citizens Police Academy, which begins on Tuesday, March 7.

Apply online and review the schedule and topics at:

For more information, contact or call 270-393-3674.

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