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Editor's Letter

March signifies a season of change for many. Sometimes in Kentucky we see an actual season change and sometimes we wait, and wait, and wait for the warm weather. But regardless, the anticipation of newness is there. I for one, am ready for a season of change. This year started out difficult for me with the loss of my father – he was an amazing man and cared so much for everyone around him and his community. He is missed by me and my family, but left behind such a legacy and shoes I can only hope to fill a fraction of. 

That difficult time led us to realize the need for a bigger team here at VIP Bowling Green. Our growth has been amazing and so has the growth of BG and the number of community events. We have welcomed McKinze Willard on the team as our new Managing Editor. I will be taking a step behind the scenes, but making sure we are equipped for the growth and to continue providing BG’s must have resource for all the good news around town. 

We had a large line up of events this past month – we were jamming out at The Capitol, romancing at the Railpark and all the adorable Valentines dances, celebrating many awards presented with the Chamber, United Way and REALTORS® Association, Boogieing down Bourbon Street with CASA and so much more! If you want to make sure we cover your upcoming event please request event coverage on our website at

Features this month include our VIP at Home which was the “Best in Show” winner from the 2022 Parade of Homes, built by Doug Martens and designed and furnished by Tara Coomer. Our VIP Profile is Director of the BGWC Humane Society, Lorri Hare, sharing her story on how she became involved and her passion for her work. Our Real Estate section gives us an insight into 2022’s Real Estate trends and a look at many of the local professionals and businesses making up the Real Estate industry each and every day. 

As always, thank you for being a loyal reader and allowing us to provide Bowling Green’s must-have resource for all the good news in BG. Take a minute right now and be part of the good news and go nominate a young professional making great strides in their work place and our community for our 2023 40 Under 40 at

You can always reach me at [email protected] and make sure to welcome McKinze to the team!

With many thanks,

~ Angela 

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