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Cocktails and Trails

Lost River Cave held Cocktails and Trails, presented by Tanner Deweese Paving, for a fun night of cocktail tasting, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and exciting carnival games. Every dollar contributed supports the park trails, nature education and conservation of the beautiful 72-acre park.

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The Garden Spot Run

The 40th Franklin-Simpson Annual Chamber of Commerce 5K Walk/Run, The Garden Spot, was held on August 12th, starting at the Historic Franklin-Simpson County Square. This event was sponsored by Medical Center Health of Franklin...

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Southern Kentucky Fair

The rides whipped and whirled as excited guests passed through the gates awaiting with excitement. The smell of cotton candy and fried funnel cakes and the sound of screams of excitement filled the air.

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VIP At Home: Not Your Average Farmhouse

When Tara Coomer of Coomer & Co. joined on as designer of a new build in Woodburn, she knew she had her work cut out for her. She needed to help design an actual home on a farm, but didn’t want to it to look like the typical modern farmhouse esthetic that has become so popular in the last decade.

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VIProfile: Brandon Smith

As the son of a football coach, Brandon Smith has been around the game his whole life. He grew up playing football, eventually playing for his dad as his coach and then at Western Kentucky University. Now, he follows in his father’s footsteps, running a football program here in south central Kentucky that has seen quite a bit of success.

VIP Teacher Spotlight: Megan Hall, NBCT

Megan Hall is in her fifth year at Potter Gray Elementary, currently teaching 3rd grade math. Over the years she has taught 3rd, 4th and 5th grade math and science. Megan graduated from WKU, and completed part of her student teaching in Barcelona, Spain.

People and Places

St. Teresa Ministries Donates over $190,000 to local nonprofits

St. Teresa Ministries is newly formed nonprofit organization dedicated to helping those in need in our community. The St. Teresa Thrift Store (formerly St. Vincent DePaul Thrift Store) funds our giving; making it possible for us to reach out to those in need and to help other organizations who also serve the Bowling Green community.

People and Places

KD Aesthetics adds New Medical Assistant

Elizabeth White, MA, has provided medical assistance for over 2 years, and her passion for results-driven treatments continues to grow each day. "Every patient has different needs and goals they would like to address. 

People and Places

Dr. Ivan Schrodt “Excellence in Action” Scholarship

The new Dr. Ivan Schrodt “Excellence in Action” Scholarship will assist local high school graduates in continuing their technical education at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College. 

September Issue

Editor's Letter

The September issue of VIP is here and I am so excited to share with you the awesome events and happenings that took place in the last month as well as profiles on 40 incredible people! This month we are spotlighting 40 young innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders who are shaping the future of Bowling Green and have been nominated and chosen for our 40 Under 40.

Upcoming Events


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September 30, 2022

Location: Capital Arts Center

Start time: 6:00 pm


September 30, 2022

Location: Phil Moore Park

Start time: 11:00 am


September 30, 2022

Location: SkyPAC

Start time: 6:30 pm