Announcements

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

56th Annual Boys Junior Golf Championship

56th Annual Boys Junior Golf Championship

Jun 13, 2019

Summary: The 56th Annual Boys Junior Golf Championship will take place on July 15 at Paul Walker Golf Course. There will be two divisions. Awards will be given in each age group. Register online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org. For more information contact Paul Walker Pro Shop at 270.393.3821.

Kickball League Registration

Kickball League Registration

Jun 12, 2019

Summary: Bowling Green Parks & Recreation is accepting registration for Kickball League for Coed and Men's teams until July 2. You must be 15 years or older to participate. Register online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org. For more information contact Pete Samios at 270.393.3624.

Park Street Closure

Park Street Closure

Jun 10, 2019

Summary: Effective immediately, Park Street will be closed to all traffic between Second and Third Avenue due to inspection and potential repairs of the Medical Center SkyWalk.

2019 Summer Adult Softball League Registration

2019 Summer Adult Softball League Registration

Jun 4, 2019

Summary: BGPR is now taking registration for Summer Adult Softball League until July 11. There are six different leagues, eight regular season games and a double elimination tournament. Register online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org. For more information contact Pete Samios at 270.393.3624.

2019 Summer Sand Volleyball Registration

2019 Summer Sand Volleyball Registration

May 31, 2019

Summary: BGPR will be accepting registration for 2019 Summer Sand Volleyball, Monday, June 3 at 8:00 am. All registration is online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org. The deadline for registration is June 12. For more information, please contact Pete Samios at 270.393.3624.

Summer Youth Lacrosse Development League

Summer Youth Lacrosse Development League

May 31, 2019

Summary: BGPR is now accepting registration for Summer Youth Lacrosse Development League. This league has two divisions for grades 3rd-8th. All games are played on Saturday afternoons at Preston Miller Premier Grounds. Registration ends June 14. For more information contact Pete Samios at 270.393.3624.

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

May 31, 2019

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning Monday, June 3, 2019 and closing on Monday, June 10, 2019.

BGCAN Spring Rally of the Neighborhoods Focuses on Public Works

BGCAN Spring Rally of the Neighborhoods Focuses on Public Works

May 29, 2019

Summary: Recent and upcoming public works investments, including Smallhouse Road, new sidewalks and the Neighborhood Roundabout project, will be the focus of the May 30 Spring Rally of the Neighborhoods.

Russell Sims Aquatic Center Opening Day

Russell Sims Aquatic Center Opening Day

May 22, 2019

Summary: Russell Sims Aquatic Center opens for the 2019 season on Friday, May 24 at 10:30 am. RSAC will be open from 10:30 am-8:00 pm.

Academy for New Americans to Build Capacity on Effective Communication

Academy for New Americans to Build Capacity on Effective Communication

May 22, 2019

Summary: The fourth session of the Academy for New Americans focusing on Transportation, City Government Services and Effective Communication will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 8:30am in the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services, 707 E. Main Avenue, Bowling Green, KY

2019 Adult Flag Football League Registration

2019 Adult Flag Football League Registration

May 20, 2019

Summary: BGPR is taking registration online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org for Adult Flag Football League until June 9. Men's and Coed Divisions will be offered. For more information contact Pete Samios at 270.393.3624.

Bowling Green Receives Finance Award

Bowling Green Receives Finance Award

May 20, 2019

Summary: The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Bowling Green by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the 13th consecutive year.

Neighborhood University Session "Building Community in BG:  An Introduction" Fulfills Training Requirement for SNAP Grants

Neighborhood University Session "Building Community in BG: An Introduction" Fulfills Training Requirement for SNAP Grants

May 15, 2019

Summary: The 2019 Neighborhood University sessions kick off with "Building Community in BG: An Introduction" at Neighborhood & Community Services on Monday night, May 20.

Learn to Swim Registration

Learn to Swim Registration

May 13, 2019

Summary: Registration for the Learn to Swim Program will be held on May 29 and May 30 from 4:00-6:30 p.m. 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.

Lane Closures Due to Road Work

Lane Closures Due to Road Work

May 10, 2019

Summary: Beginning Monday, May 13, 2019, the intersection of High Street and Cabell Drive will be closed to through traffic for concrete rehabilitation work. Work will continue through Friday, May 17 weather permitting.

Fountain Square Park Lane and Parking Space Closures

Fountain Square Park Lane and Parking Space Closures

May 8, 2019

Summary: On Monday, May 13, Fountain Square Park will see lane closures and parking spaces blocked off on Main Street in front of Capitol Arts due to the replacement of rooftop HVAC units.

City of BG to Hold Ribbon Cutting for Preston Miller Outdoor Fitness Area

City of BG to Hold Ribbon Cutting for Preston Miller Outdoor Fitness Area

May 7, 2019

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will host a Ribbon Cutting for the Outdoor Fitness Center at Preston Miller Park on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 9 a.m.

Millie Wins Top Dog Award

Millie Wins Top Dog Award

May 7, 2019

Summary: BGFD K9 Millie and her handler, Captain Michael Cornwell, achieved their annual recertification but also won the 2019 Top Dog award in Boston, Massachusetts.

35th Annual Paul Walker Memorial Golf Tournament

35th Annual Paul Walker Memorial Golf Tournament

Apr 29, 2019

Summary: The 35th Annual Paul Walker Memorial Golf Tournament registration is now open! The tournament takes place June 1-2. Entry fee is $100 for non BGPR members & $90 for members. Fill out your registration form today at 1040 Covington Avenue.

2019 SNAP Grant Application, Guidelines Now Available

2019 SNAP Grant Application, Guidelines Now Available

Apr 25, 2019

Summary: Program guidelines and an application packet for the 2019 grant cycle for the City's Select Neighborhood Action Program (SNAP) are now available online.

American Red Cross-Lifeguard Instructor Certification Course

American Red Cross-Lifeguard Instructor Certification Course

Apr 25, 2019

Summary: Would you like to become a Lifeguard Instructor to teach others lifeguarding skills? If so, BGPR is offering an American Red Cross course, May 13-17. Registration is online now at https://playbgpr.bgky.org or contact BGPR's Administrative Office for more information at 270.393.3549.

Academy for New Americans focus on Public Safety

Academy for New Americans focus on Public Safety

Apr 23, 2019

Summary: The third session of the Academy for New Americans will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 9:00am in the Bowling Green Fire Department Headquarters 625 East 6th Avenue, Bowling Green, KY

2019 Spring Adult Softball League Registration

2019 Spring Adult Softball League Registration

Apr 19, 2019

Summary: Today is the last day! Register online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org for the 2019 Spring Adult Softball League. The league offers 12 regular games and a double-elimination post-season tournament. For more information contact Pete Samios at 270.393.3624.

Bowling Green Receives Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting

Bowling Green Receives Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting

Apr 18, 2019

Summary: The Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting (PAFR) has been presented to the City of Bowling Green by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its PAFR for the Fiscal Year end June 30, 2018.

Bowling Green Audit Report Wins National Recognition

Bowling Green Audit Report Wins National Recognition

Apr 16, 2019

Summary: The 2018 Distinguished Knighton Award for best performance audit in the extra small audit shop category has been awarded to the Internal Auditor’s Office, City of Bowling Green by the Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA).

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