New Beginnings Therapeutic Riding

2014 Calendar of Events

November 8             Strides Clinic for Volunteers 10 am – Noon; these clinics are educational for our
                                volunteers so that they can learn more about NBTR and equine assisted activities for
                                individuals with behavioral, emotional, mental and physical disabilities.
November 17           NBTR Board Meeting at 6:30 pm
November 20           Last day of Classes for 2014
November 20, 2014 - January 12, 2015           
No therapeutic riding classes during Warren County Winter Break
November 24           Volunteer Orientation 6 – 8 pm; these clinics are educational for our
                                volunteers so that they can learn more about NBTR and equine assisted activities for
                                individuals with behavioral, emotional, mental and physical disabilities.
December 6             Rider and Families & Volunteer Open House & Christmas Celebration 2 - 4 pm at NBTR
December 13           Strides Clinic for Volunteers 10 am – Noon; these clinics are educational for our
                                volunteers so that they can learn more about NBTR and equine assisted activities for
                                individuals with behavioral, emotional, mental and physical disabilities.
December 15           NBTR Board Meeting at 6:30 pm
January 12, 2015      First Day of Therapeutic Riding Classes for 2015

2014 Medicare Open Enrollment Schedule

Kentucky Legal Aid is pleased to present this complete listing of the 10 county BRADD area 2014 Open Enrollment Events for the Barren River Region.  Additional questions?  Please contact a benefit counselor at Kentucky Legal Aid, 1700 Destiny Ln. in Bowling Green.  Call 270-780-8891 or 270-780-8824

Warren County Public Library

The Bob Kirby Branch hours have been expanded. The recently renovated branch is located at 175 Iron Skillet Court, Bowling Green. The branch hours of operation are: Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.For more information, call 270-782-0252 or visit:

The Warren County Public Library Mobile Branch stops at Bristow Elementary School each Monday from 10a to 1pm during the school year. The Branch is open to the public, along with students from the elementary school.Oh hand is a selection of books, DVDs and audiobooks.For more info log onto

Warren County Public Library announces public availability of thousands of movies and television shows, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with Hoopla Digital ( Patrons can begin enjoying thousands of titles from major Hollywood studios, available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets and computers. "Our library is excited to offer digital video to complement the digital books, audiobooks, music, and magazines our patrons are already enjoying," says Reference Librarian Holly Hedden. Hoopla Digital is offered at no cost to patrons via browser, Android and IOS and requires only a library card to access. Hoopla is available now. To get registered, visit For more information, call the library at 270-781-4882 or visit

National Corvette Museum

National Corvette Museum Community News

October 2014


Skydome Sinkhole Tours Ending Soon

National Corvette Museum officials met on Wednesday with construction personnel and engineers to review the plan, process and timeline for remediating the sinkhole and repairing the Skydome building.  Construction is slated to begin on Monday, November 10 and if everything goes according to schedule, the project will be completed by July, 2015.

The team reviewed the step-by-step process of filling the sinkhole beginning with the removal of boulders.  Late November through December the team will then install sheet piling to block the cave openings.  The hole will then be filled with about 4,000 tons of fist-sized #2 stone, taking place late December through mid-January, 2015. The remaining concrete slab flooring in the room will be removed in mid-January.  At that time, electrical, water and HVAC  repair work will occur through mid-February.

A quantity of 46 micropiles as well as grade beams will be installed mid-February through late March. The micropiles will be spaced 15-20 feet apart at an average depth of 141 feet based on the structural engineering design.  This design will ensure that if another collapse were to occur, the floor would remain intact.  Following this process will be the installation of additional stone as well as a new concrete slab floor (anticipated to take until late April to complete).  The final two months of construction will include the rebuilding of a new entrance with garage door and emergency exit doors, other repairs, repainting, installing new lighting fixtures, a thorough cleaning and other final touch ups.

Changes to the room will include a one-level natural color polished concrete floor without stairs and ramps like the current room has; the new garage door to allow for easy display car access as well as the ability to have an open-air entry for after-hours facility rentals; a redesigned drainage system; and 12 foot paved perimeter around the Skydome.  The cost of the project is just over $3.2 million.

While the Skydome web cams will be removed during the construction process, the Plexiglas viewing window will remain so that Museum guests can watch the on-going work.

The Museum team has received numerous ideas and suggestions on ways to tell the story of what happened on February 12, 2014 and provide interesting and entertaining aspects for visitors.  The Museum is currently exploring several options that include the opportunity to see down into the caves and 3D art.

The Museum plans to display the three restored Corvettes and five unrestored Corvettes in the Skydome once work has completed.

“We appreciate all of the support, feedback, ideas and prayers throughout this very interesting time in our history,” said Wendell Strode, Museum Executive Director.  “Sunday, November 9 will be the very last day to see the sinkhole up close and in person – so if you’ve been wanting to check it out for yourself you have just over three weeks to do so.”

Currently six of the eight “sinkhole Corvettes” are on display in the Skydome: the 1962 Tuxedo Black Corvette, 1984 PPG Pace Car, 1993 ZR-1 Spyder, 1993 40th Anniversary Ruby Red Corvette, 2001 “Mallet Hammer” Z06 and 2009 “1.5 Millionth” Corvette.  After November 9th the Museum will move as many of the cars as possible into other public viewing areas until the Skydome re-opens in July, 2015.

The National Corvette Museum is located at I-65 exit 28 in Bowling Green, Kentucky and is open seven days a week, from 8am until 5pm Central Time. Museum admission is $10 for adults, $5 for kids age 6 to 16, $8 for seniors or $25 family admission.  Children age 5 and under are free but are not allowed in the Skydome building.  For more information on the Museum, visit, download their free app on iTunes or Google Play or call 800-538-3883.



Lego Camp

Looking for something for your kids to do when school is closed for Election Day? We are offering a Lego Camp to keep them entertained!

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
8am-4:30pm (early drop off 7:45am, late pick up 4:45pm)
Cost: $45 per child
Bring your own sack lunch.

Space is very limited. Please register online here, or call 270-467-8828 to register by phone.

Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Asteroids, Meteors

The threat of a catastrophic impact from an asteroid or comet is a staple of popular culture. If there was a dinosaur killer in Earth's past, is there a human killer in our future? What are the chances and how do we assess the risks? For that matter, what are asteroids, comets and meteorites, and where do they come from?

February 1 - May 10, 2015 the Museum will welcome this special hands-on display to the Exhibit Hall. School groups are encouraged to make plans now to visit!

Learn more online here.

Quick Links
Kid Home Page
KidZone Exhibit
Science Camps & Workshops
Birthday Parties
Teacher's Corner
Scout Programs
Upcoming Exhibits
Calendar of Events

Have You Considered a Family Membership?


Want to visit our exhibits, including the KidZone as much as you want? Why not sign-up for a Family Membership? Memberships enjoy discounts in the Corvette Store, special pricing on events and more. The Membership also includes free admission to the Museum for the immediate family and is a $100 tax deductible donation for the year.

Learn more online here.


Plan Your Next Party at NCM!

Birthday Parties at NCM

For as little as $10 per child you can have a party in the Corvette KidZone!

Learn more online here.




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Coats for Kids

Hospice Light Up The Night

Warm in Winter Music Festival

Plan to Be Tobacco Free

“Plan to Be Tobacco Free™,” a free educational program, will be held Tuesday, November 4, 9:00 a.m. at TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital.
The program is free and open to those who would like to stop using tobacco, as well as those wanting to learn more in order to help a family member or friend. It is sponsored by the Kentucky Cancer Program (KCP) and TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital.
The one-hour program is presented by a KCP tobacco treatment navigator and includes tips on correct use of cessation medications, reliable, trusted resources, and discussion of how to tailor a quit plan to increase an individual’s odds of quitting successfully.
Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death in Kentucky. However, federal experts say that there are immediate health benefits when tobacco use is stopped – regardless of the age of the user. For example, only 20 minutes after stopping, a smoker’s heart rate drops; 12 hours later the blood carbon monoxide level drops to normal; and within three weeks, heart attack risk is also reduced.
Pre-registration is required for this “Plan to Be Tobacco Free™” class. For more information or to pre-register for the class, call the Kentucky Cancer Program
at 270-842-0950.


Second Saturday Shuttles

The next Second Saturday Shuttles will run Saturday, November 8, from 9 am to 3 pm.
The Second Saturday Shuttles run on the regular scheduled locations and times for
The Blue Route #2 and the Yellow Route #4 from 9 am to 3 pm.
Give yourself a break, enjoy a  Second Saturday out on the town, with  shopping, dining, and a great time out!
Enjoy the Bowling Green Veterans Day Parade and festivities, changing colors, fall treats, and festive atmosphere!
Student and Monthly Passes are valid for the Second Saturday Shuttles.
Maps and Information are on our website now!
Schedules and route information are available on the Community Action website at  or by calling 782-3162, ext. 238.
Avoid the Fuss, Take the Bus!
Contact:           Charity Parrish, Public Information Coordinator
                                                            782-3162, ext. 175

Hosparus volunteers needed

Hosparus needs volunteers and will host a free training at its Bowling Green office 

Hosparus needs volunteers in the Barren River area and will offer a free two-part training session, 5:30 – 9 p.m., Tuesday, November 11 and Wednesday, November 12 (light supper provided) at its Bowling Green office, 101 Riverwood Ave.  To become a Hosparus volunteer, participants must attend both evenings.
Pre-registration is required by Friday, November 7. To register or for more information, contact Deborah Faircloth at 270-782-7258  x3812 or
Hosparus volunteers can choose from a variety of duties which include patient/family support, administrative duties, help with community events and fundraising.  Hosparus volunteers must be in good health, have available transportation and complete an application and training process.   The organization needs volunteers of all ages and interests.  Hosparus also has a special need for hairdressers, for the entire BRADD district.
For more than 35 years, Hosparus, a fully accredited non-profit hospice organization, has provided care, comfort and counseling for people facing life-limiting illnesses in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Last year, Hosparus Barren River cared for more than 250 patients and their families.
All services are delivered wherever a patient calls home: a family residence, a nursing home, an assisted living facility, an inpatient unit, or a hospital.  For more information, visit To reach Hosparus Barren River, call 270-782-7258.

Adult Enrichment Classes

Community Education continues to offer affordable adult enrichment classes to the Bowling Green-Warren County area. There are fall, spring, summer, and winter class sessions that people can choose from. Each session has a variety of classes, from health and fitness, to hobbies, technology classes, legal assistance courses, and much much more. There’s a class for everyone! Prices for our classes are very affordable. For more information, you can call Community Education at 270-842-4281, log on to, or stop by our office at 1227 Westen Ave. in Bowling Green. Community Education… we are your partner in lifelong learning.

Fall Lecture Series & Workshop

Riverview at Hobson Grove is pleased to present the next program in our "Fall Lecture Series," a series of lectures about Victorian Life.   Each of these lectures are presented by local historians and held at the historic house museum. 

Sunday, November 16 at 2:00pm -- Victorian Christmas Customs.  Nancy Baird, past Kentucky History Specialist of the Kentucky Library at WKU, will speak about the origin of non-religious Christmas customs such as the Christmas tree, Christmas cards and other common customs that we celebrate today. 
Reservations are requested since space is limited.  Free and open to the public.  For further information, please call Riverview at 270-843-5565.  Riverview is located at 1100 West Main Avenue in Bowling Green's Hobson Grove Park.  Please keep in contact with upcoming events by adding us to your Address Book and by clicking the "Like" button of our Facebook page.

Riverview at Hobson Grove is pleased to host a White Paper Rose Workshop to be held on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 1:30pm.  Joey Powell and Regina Newell will lead this workshop on making white paper roses for Christmas decorations. Paper roses are a traditional Victorian hand craft.  We hope to make enough to supply Riverview for this holiday season.  This workshop is free and open to the public.  Reservations are requested. 

Sunburst Youth Theater "Sleepy Hollow"

Sunburst Youth Theatre in collaboration with WKU
Sleepy Hollow
Adapted from Washington Irving’s Classic Tale by Harper Lee
Directed By:  Carol Jordan
November 20-23
Washington Irving published his ghost story about Sleepy Hollow in the 1820’s. But the Headless Horseman had made countless appearances in folklore from around the world long before then. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow has been adapted into film, cartoon, and stage versions. Just recently, Ichabod Crane even got his own TV show on Fox. This story is a timeless and charming blend of the haunting and the romantic. This adaptation by BG native Harper Lee brings life to new residents of Sleepy Hollow and offers a refreshing take on Ichabod, his fate, and the Sleepy Hollow he called home.
Where:          The Public Theatre of Kentucky, at the Phoenix Theatre
545 Morris Alley (Chestnut St. in Downtown Bowling Green)
When:            November 20-23. Thursday-Saturday at 7pm, Sunday at 3:00pm.
Tickets:         Reserve online and save money $10 Adults ($12 at the door), $8 ($10 at the door) Children, Students & Seniors,
For Reservations visit

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It’s not easy being a manatee.  You can help!  Adopt one from Save the Manatee Club.  Your support can help build a safer world for these amazing marine mammals.  A tax-deductible manatee adoption includes an adoption certificate with full-color photo, biography of a real endangered Florida manatee, a fact-filled handbook, and more.  Choose Howie, Brutus, Whiskers, and others.  Help the Club stand strong for the manatees.  Adopt one today!  Call 1-800-432-JOIN or visit


More than one million wild animals are killed each year, illegally. Poaching is just one of the risks animals face at our hands. The Humane Society's Wildlife Land Trust has a deep concern to help preserve those open spaces for our wildlife friends so they can live and thrive like they used to. Destruction of their habitats threaten their very existence. The best way to protect wildlife is to protect the land where they live. The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust works with private landowners to protect wildlife, to preserve natural habitats and establishing permanent sanctuaries. To learn more or to work with The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust call 800-729-SAVE, that's 800-729-S-A-V-E. Or visit

Do you have an extra dollar per month to spare? There is probably one in your wallet, cup holder, or couch right now. So why not use it to make the world a better place? Dollar Per Month dot org lets you do just that by making giving back fun, easy and trustworthy. Dollar Per Month dot org empowers people to create real change in the world today by supporting causes impacting all of us; global healthcare, wildlife preservation, the environment, clean water, pick one. Dollar Per Month dot org gives you a say in where your donations are distributed, all while running with as minimal overhead as possible. Every month hosts three new charities who have a proven track record for actually making a difference in the world and for being responsible with their own donor contributions, you can always trust where your donations are going through Giving back has never been easy. Signing up for Dollar Per Month dot org is easy, anyone can join the community for as little as one dollar per month or more. Through the Dollar Per community you can be responsible for hundreds or even thousands of dollars in support of the best and most responsible charities in the world today. Together we can change the world, so go to today and see what your dollar can do!

As veterans return home, they face numerous obstacles as they transition back into civilian life, including finding a career. In 2013, Sport Clips proudly partnered with the VFW to expand the focus of our national "Help A Hero" fundraising campaign to introduce the VFW's "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" program. By providing scholarships for use at post-secondary schools, including trade schools, our goal is to continue our strong support of the military, while making the transition from military ife to the civilian workplace a little easier.  Help us provide the gift of scholarships to our nation's heroes and reach our fundraising goal of $600,000! Donate to Help A Hero at Sport Clips locations nationwide now through Veterans Day, November 11. And, make your haircut count on Veterans Day, when Sport Clips will donate $1 from every hair care service to the program. To donate online, click here

Although our scholarship recipients' career aspirations vary, these men and women all share a common desire to make a difference - this time, as civilians - and succeed for themselves, their families, and their country. 

To learn more about the VFW's "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" program, including details on eligibility, click here

In addition to supporting Help A Hero, many Sport Clips locations will offer free haircuts to active-duty U.S. service members and veterans on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2014, with valid proof of service. For a list of participating stores, cliick here. Please contact your local Sport Clips for more information.

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