News from BG: January 4, 2017

Upcoming Public Meetings:

  • Planning Commission is scheduled to meet tonight, January 4, at 7:00 pm in Council Chamber, 304 N. Church St.
  • Human Relations Commission is scheduled to meet January 6 at 8:00 am in Council Chamber.
  • City-University Relations Commission is scheduled to meet January 10 at 7:00 pm in room 315 of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union on the Campus of BGSU.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute

On Friday, January 13 at 1:30 pm, a tribute to Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be held at the Wood County District Public Library, 251 North Main Street.   The tribute is sponsored by the City of Bowling Green Human Relations Commission and will feature keynote speaker Arto Woodley who is a Scholar-in-Residence at the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility at Swarthmore College.  Dr. Woodley’s presentation is titled – “Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community”.  Musical selections will be performed by the BGHS Madrigals along with Sheila, Angelo, and Carla Brown, Beautiful Sunset.   Also at the event, the Human Relations Commission will present the annual Drum Major for Peace Award, named in honor of Dr. King.