CANCELED: 23rd annual Stand for Children Day

Due to the Coronavirus and the uncertainty surrounding our future, we have made the decision to cancel the 23rd annual Stand for Children Day, sponsored by American Bank & Trust, Kiwanis Club of Bowling Green, and WellCare. Thank you to all the sponsors, vendors, and volunteers that had already partnered with us for this year. Mark your calendars now for June 2021 as we will return next year! Stay safe and healthy.

CANCELED: 16th annual Summer Activities Fair

Due to the uncertainty surrounding our country’s situation, we have made the decision to cancel the 2020 Summer Activities Fair.

Here’s to hoping we can have a great event in April 2021!

Stay well and best of luck to us all.

NEW! Online Spring Enrichment Classes

We’re online! Right now, you can take one of our enrichment classes from the comfort of your own home! All you need is a computer or mobile device (smartphones work too!) with audio. View the full selection of online offerings for spring today at (commed.us/taking-classes).

Spring Enrichment Classes- SUSPENDED

Our Enrichment Schedule for April-June came out yesterday, March 22, in the Bowling Green Daily News. Please know that registration for all enrichment classes is SUSPENDED until further notice due to the COVID-19 outbreak. We thank you for your patience at this time. Once we reopen, any remaining classes during this term will continue as planned. Thank you!

POSTPONED: US Bank’s Young Artists’ Competition

We are postponing the U.S. Bank Young Artists Competition until further notice. Once the health situation settles down we will reopen the competition using the entries we have already received and any new ones. Thank you for your understanding.

POSTPONED: 31st annual Volunteers of the Year Awards

31st annual Volunteers of the Year Awards

sponsored by BB&T, WNKY 40, American Legion Post 23, and BGMU

Volunteers In Action Executive Committee has elected to postpone the Awards due to the current COVID-19 situation. It is our sincerest hopes that we will be able to reschedule the event until the fall. At this time we will not be accepting nominations. As we make definite plans for the fall, we will let you know. Thanks and stay safe.

POSTPONED: 16th annual Summer Activities Fair

The 16th annual Summer Activities Fair scheduled for April 14 has been postponed. If things return to “normal” quickly enough for there to still be summer activities, we will try to reschedule the event. It’s possible we could do a virtual event if it is not possible to pull off the actual event like in year’s past. Thanks and stay safe.

 

Seeking to fill opens positions for Extreme Summer Club

Extreme Summer Club: staff positions

Know a high school grad or college student who needs summer work? Community Education is hiring for our Extreme Summer Club (camp for K-8 grades)!

Applicants wanting to work in the summer all-day programs must be available from 7 a.m.—6 p.m. (hours can vary daily between a.m. and p.m.) each weekday.

Minimum requirements include a valid driver’s license; reliable transportation; good written and oral communication skills; dependability; flexibility and the ability to work well with school personnel, parents and students. Applicants also must meet minimum state requirements for child care providers. Background checks are required.

 

Extreme Summer Club: instructor positions

Would you love to teach the fun part of your subject area that you just can’t get to during the academic year? Come teach it at Community Education’s Extreme Summer Club (grades K-8).

Must be a certified teacher to serve as instructors.

 

Apply online for either position at https://www.commed.us/employment/

31st annual Volunteers of the Year Awards- seeking nominations

 

Volunteers in Action (VIA), made up of representatives from various agencies and organizations that rely on volunteerism, is seeking nominations for its 31st annual Volunteer of the Year Awards. Sponsored this year by BB&T, WNKY, American Legion Post 23, and BGMU the Volunteer of the Year Awards ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, April 19 at the Bob Kirby Branch of the Warren County Public Library, starting at 3 p.m.

Nominations are needed in three categories: the Anne Grubbs Spirit of Service Award, which honors a person excelling in quality, length, and spirit of service to others; the Team Award, which recognizes a group that has worked together to provide outstanding volunteer service in the community; and the Rookie Award, which recognizes an individual or group that started volunteer service within the past 24 months.

Nominees will be judged on:

  • history of community activity
  • demonstration of cooperative attitude
  • the impact that the volunteer’s efforts had on the organization and its clients

All nominees will be recognized as winners from their organizations and will receive a memento and certificate. The award recipients will receive plaques.

 

All nominations must be submitted on or before 4 p.m. on March 20 to:

Volunteers in Action

1227 Westen Street

Bowling Green, KY 42104

jsmith@commed.us