Announcements

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

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).

Arbor Day 2019

Arbor Day 2019

Apr 10, 2019

Summary: The City of Bowling Green’s annual Arbor Day celebration will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019. This event will take place at Kereiakes Park on Cemetery Road from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Arbor Day is FREE and open to the public.

BGPR Fitness Dance Sculpt

BGPR Fitness Dance Sculpt

Apr 9, 2019

Summary: BGPR Fitness is offering a new class, Dance Sculpt, beginning April 9 in the Main Aerobics Room on Tuesdays. This class allows you to dance while sculpting your entire body. Class is open to all fitness levels. Please contact BGPR Fitness at 270.393.3582 for more information.

Mommy and Me Tea

Mommy and Me Tea

Apr 5, 2019

Summary: BGPR's F.O. Moxley Community Center is hosting a royal tea party for young ladies to attend with their special friends Saturday, May 4, Noon-2pm. Register online April 15-May 1 at https://playbgpr.bgky.org to attend. For more information contact Danielle Higgs at 270.393.3583.

RSA Party Packages

RSA Party Packages

Apr 2, 2019

Summary: BGPR is now accepting online reservations at https://playbgpr.bgky.org for birthday parties at Russell Sims Aquatic Center for the 2019 RSA Waterpark Season. Three party locations are available. For more details on party packages contact BGPR's Administrative Office at 270.393.3549.

Community Development Block Grant: Draft Consolidated Plan Review, Comment Period, and Public Hearing

Apr 2, 2019

Summary: The City of Bowling Green developed a 5-year Consolidated Plan that will guide the City’s use of Federal funding made available through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement Program. The plan identifies priority needs and how CDBG funding will be used to address those needs.

2019 Summer Fun Camp Registration at F.O. Moxley

2019 Summer Fun Camp Registration at F.O. Moxley

Mar 27, 2019

Summary: F.O. Moxley Community Center's Summer Fun Camp registration begins Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 10am. All registration is online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org. Two camp sessions are available. Space is limited! For more information contact Christen Graves at 270.393.3734.

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