Over 50 Citizen's Academy Spots Filling Up, Less Than One Week Still Left To Apply

Published:
February 22, 2019
Category:
General
Contact:
Karen Foley - (270) 393-3674
Location:
Bowling Green, KY
Over 50 Citizen's Academy Spots Filling Up, Less Than One Week Still Left To Apply

This year's 'Over 50 Citizen's Academy' is nearing capacity. The deadline to apply for a remaining spot is February 28, 2019.

The Over 50 Citizen's Academy is an initiative of Age Friendly Bowling Green and is a comprehensive look at the City of Bowling Green's various departments, including Police, Fire, Public Works, Parks & Recreation, Neighborhood & Community Services, its form of government, budget, and facilities.  The Over 50 Citizen's Academy meets week days from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. March 7-12, concluding after a graduation lunch on March 13.  The deadline to apply is February 28.

Topics included in the Over 50 Citizen's Academy include:

  • The City of Bowling Green’s Form of Government
  • Elected Officials, Open Meetings & Records
  • How Do We Pay for City Government?
  • Components of a Livable Community
  • Introduction to City Departments
  • Transportation Needs & Planning
  • Go BG Transit System
  • Arts, Leisure & Lifelong Learning
  • Becoming & Remaining Active and Engaged in Community and Civic Life

Online registration is available on the City's website at:  http://www.bgky.org/ncs/over-fifty-citizens-academy

This is the 7th class offered of the academy.

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