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Park Day Rescheduled to June 21

Park Day has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 21 from 11-7 pm and will feature many of the same attractions as the originally planned event. There will be FREE carnival rides, FREE train rides through the park, and a FREE movie following the event.  The chamber will be selling food and drinks throughout the day.  The event will be held in the upper park (near the ball fields and concession stand).

Bowling Green Chamber Celebrates
Year Of Success

March 11, 2014...Reprinted from The People's Tribune...With more than 75 guests in attendance, the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet on Friday, March 7 at the Pike County Fairgrounds.

Awards were presented for the Outstanding Chamber Member of the Year and the Friend of the Chamber among other honors. Bo Stinnett was honored as the Outstanding Chamber Member of the Year by 10th District State Representative Jim Hansen. Stinnett volunteers at virtually every chamber function including the circus, lighting ceremony and Park Days. He is also in charge of putting up and removing the Christmas decorations throughout town.

Bo Stinnett receiving Chamber Member of the Year from Chad Perkins

Walmart was presented the "Friend of the Chamber" award. The award is presented to a business that makes great strides for the organization. Walmart made a large donation to Park Days last year and sent numerous employees to volunteer at functions throughout the year. Becky Winscher, Eydie Mills, Derek Lansche and Willie Tuter accepted the award on behalf of Walmart.

Jim and Betty Mitchell were also recognized as Bowling Green Citizens of the Year. The couple are active in helping the American Cancer Society, volunteer at the Pike County Agency for Developmental Disabilities and serve as deacons at their church among other activities.

A buffet dinner was catered by Karen Kieffer. The Chamber’s new officers were installed and remarks were offered by outgoing president Chad Perkins and new president, Christine Rutherford. Perkins was presented a plaque for his service.

It was noted the chamber invites all businesses to get involved and help shape the future of Bowling Green.

2013 Chamber Scholarship Winners

Chamber Scholarship winners

 l-r: Chamber President Chad Perkins, Shanion Brown, Brian Moore, Tara Farris, Haley Kirk, Chamber Treasurer Jack Jones