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Press Room 2014

 

Groups aim to work together

03/01/2014 Daily News

By Katie Brandenburg

Several organizations are working to coordinate efforts to provide services to veterans and to reach out to veterans who might not know about those services. (Read more)

 

Coalition Launches New Renters' Handbook in Bowling Green

03/24/2014 - WBKO

By: Melissa Warren

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- Most of those gathered at today's renters' handbook launch know what it's like to rent a home, and for many, the struggles that sometimes accompany it. (Read more)

 

Art, music permeate Love the Way You Lie

03/26/2014 – WKU Herald

By Kayla Boyd

Every two and a half minutes someone is sexually assaulted somewhere in the United States.

It’s a startling and daunting statistic, and it affects everyone. (Read more)

 

Take Back the Night returns to WKU

03/31/2014 – WKU Herald

By Anna Lawson

Live music, cheering and high spirits filled the parking lot of the Justice Center on Thursday night. A diverse group ranging from ages and genders gathered on the cold, rainy evening to show its support for the fight against violence. (Read more

 

Greek Week starts Sunday

04/02/2014 – WKU Herald

By Whitney Allen

The culmination of a semester filled with hard work all comes down to one week for the Greek community at WKU. Greek Week will kick off with Spring Sing on Sunday, when fraternities and sororities show off their best moves and vocals at Diddle Arena. (Read more)

 

Potluck set for therapeutic riding center

04/10/2014 – Daily News

By Chuck Mason

Five Western Kentucky University students are working on a community service project to raise awareness and recruit volunteers for New Beginnings Therapeutic Riding in Bowling Green. (Read more)

 

Students Help Stock Area Food Pantries

04/12/2014 – WBKO

By Kristin Martin                                

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- Western students were working together Saturday afternoon at CANstruct for a Cause to help fight hunger in our area -- a problem local food pantries say is becoming more prominent as their shelves are becoming emptier. (Read more)

 

Student volunteers recognized for efforts

04/16/2014 – WKU Herald

By Whitney Allen

WKU Housing and Residence Life, the Alive Center, Student Activities and Gatton Academy all teamed up last week to celebrate National Volunteer Week. Throughout the week, several events were held to encourage volunteerism and celebrate volunteers. (Read more)

 

WKU students reach out to help Hope House

05/14/2014 – Daily News

By Chuck Mason

Haley Miller had never built a bookcase or painted a room.

Until now.

Miller, a senior at Western Kentucky University who is majoring in corporate and organizational communication, is working with four WKU students to make improvements to the Hope House as part of The $100 Solution service learning program, headed by the WKU Alive Center. The students do a service project using $100 to make a sustainable difference in the community. (Read more)

 

Community loses exceptional citizen

08/12/2014 – Daily News

Our community has lost a very compassionate, helpful person with the passing of Anne Grubbs.

The Bowling Green woman died Friday at the age of 63 at Hospice House of Southern Kentucky after bravely battling breast cancer for 11 years. (Read more)

 

Kids Triathlon and Fun Run

Eight-year-old triathlete: 'My strategy was just to do it'

08/17/2014 – Daily News

By Deborah Highland

Tears of joy streamed down Janet Martin’s face Saturday as she watched her son, Joshua Martin, 8, cross the finish line at the ninth annual Kids Triathlon and Fun Run. (Read more)

 

Big Red’s Blitz hits 10-year milestone

08/21/2014 – WKU Herald

By Aaron Mudd

Hundreds of student volunteers boarded buses Thursday to participate in WKU’s Big Red's Blitz—a community service effort where MASTER Plan participants assist local nonprofits. The 10-year-old event sent 324 students to 34 project sites this year. (Read more)

 

Big Red's Blitz introduces freshmen to Bowling Green

08/22/2014 – Daily News

By Monica Spees

After hits from 'N Sync, the Jackson 5, Prince and Pharrell Williams died down Thursday, a voice over speakers at Western Kentucky's University's Centennial Mall caught the attention of 324 students, all crowded together, some of them bouncing on the balls of their feet. (Read more)

 

 

 

First Day of Fall Prompts Holiday Cheer

09/23/2014 WBKO

By Kayla Vanover

BOWLING GREEN, Ky (WBKO) -- Although Christmas is still months away, local organizations are already preparing.

A lot of people wonder how the first day of fall prompts Christmas discussion. (Read more)

 

Speak Out raises domestic violence awareness

10/15/2014 – WKU Herald

By Andrew Henderson

Connie Kingrey-Knapp was a victim of domestic violence for more than a decade before escaping from her tormentor and his multiple attempts on her life.  (Read more

 

 

Charitable spirit strong in BG, officials say

12/10/2014 – Daily News

By Monica Spees

A recent study identifies Kentucky as one of the least charitable states in the nation, but area organizations say our community is the exception. (Read more)

 

 

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