Kenan Mujkanovic’s parents arrived in Bowling Green in the mid-1990s from Bosnia with nothing more than the clothes on their backs and a grocery bag. As part of some of the very first families to come to Bowling Green from Bosnia, his parents met quickly and married shortly after. They both knew little English and took jobs in local factories to try and make a living.
While many people may take for granted access to stable housing or nutritious food, HOTEL INC works in Bowling Green to make sure that the most vulnerable Warren County citizens are able to have access to these basic needs. Established as a nonprofit in 1981, HOTEL INC is an acronym that stands for Helping Others Through Extending Love In the Name of Christ.
Lisa Marshall owner of Embellish, began developing the idea for its opening five years ago while working on a project with Natalie Dew, manager of Embellish. Marshall, who graduated with a graphic design degree, dreamed of owning a home interior store while Natalie, a WKU graduate with a fashion merchandising degree, was more interested in clothing retail.
All the leaves are rapidly falling, a chill is descending upon Bowling Green, and there is no denying that the holidays are fast approaching. Soon, shoppers will be pouring into stores and loading up their online carts, but more importantly — families, friends, and coworkers will be gathering.
Diabetes affects almost ten percent of the U.S. population, including children, and managing the disease can be an overwhelming task especially during the holidays. The focus on food and eating during the holiday season can be very tough, especially for families dealing with diabetes. With preparation and assistance, a loved one with diabetes can face the holiday head – on and still enjoy it. Below are a few ways you can offer your aid if you have a loved one suffering from diabetes.
There is a certain charm you find in downtown Bowling Green that is hard to explain to anyone who hasn’t seen it for themselves. It comes from a deep sense of history and hometown pride mixed with a love for all that the area has to offer now. From business to the arts to retail, there is a little something for everyone in downtown. And soon, residents can live in the middle of all of the excitement and enjoy the luxury of great amenities at the same time.
When Burkesville resident Eugenia Ferguson started having shooting pains in her chest in May of 2015, she chalked it up to stress. She was in the middle of a divorce with her then husband and figured her body was just worn out. She even thought the pain might be from consuming too much caffeine, so she decided to cut back on coffee, but the pain persisted.
Gladys Beason was in her early 60s when she was first diagnosed with cancer in 2003.
“I went to the hospital because I felt sick and I had a cold that wouldn’t seem to go away,” Gladys said. “I found out I had pneumonia, but they also found a lump in my breast.”
Give Hope Realty, a real estate team with Keller Williams First Choice Realty, recently made a financial donation to a local non-profit. When a client buys or sells a home with Give Hope Realty, they will donate 25% of their earned commission to a non-profit of their client’s choice. This time the client chose The Hive, a local non-profit that was created to support and supplement the existing services for people with disabilities and Autism as they transition out of the school setting into adulthood. Matthew Mills, Realtor with Give Hope Realty presented the donation check in the amount of $1,642.50 to Laura Orsland, Director of the Hive at their Open House on August 14. This isn’t the first donation made by Give Hope Realty. They previously donated $1302.19 to the Boys and Girls Club of Bowling Green. To find out more about Give Hope Realty, contact Matthew Mills at 270-202-7276. To find out more about how you can get involved with The Hive, visit their website at thehivebg.org