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For Immediate Release – January 15, 2015

 

What: Community Listening and Design Session Thursday, February 19, 2015

Where: Civic Center, 205 North Columbia Avenue, Campbellsville, Kentucky  

Time:     6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

What if everyone in Campbellsville was invited to share their ideas about our community’s future, and they all showed up?

The mayor and members of the Campbellsville City Council want to make this dream a reality. They invite you to work with them to establish a shared vision, priorities and strategies for the future of Campbellsville.  What makes this initiative so important is that everyone in the community is invited to get involved.

What’s a Community Listening and Design Session?

Listening and design sessions give local residents an opportunity to voice their opinions and concerns about the future of the community. Additionally, citizens can visualize their ideas with maps, pictures and markers, showing one another their ideas for the future of Campbellsville.  The listening session gives the citizens of Campbellsville a voice on what they want for their families, businesses and future.

During this session, the leadership of the community intentionally becomes the audience. They put aside expectations about what they think they should hear and instead focus on what citizens are actually saying. As a result, community leaders will have an opportunity to gain valuable information they might not hear in any other context. Listening sessions are convened for many reasons, particularly to hear from citizens about:

  • sharing their ideas, suggestions, and  concerns;
  • voicing their opinions and discussing the possibilities;
  • choosing priorities; and
  • taking action on those ideas and priorities for the betterment of the community’s future.

This initiative is funded by the City of Campbellsville. The initiative is being led by professional development advisors from the Kentucky League of Cities (KLC).  The Community Listening and Design Session will be collaborative and transparent.  For more information, call Natalie Fox at Campbellsville City Hall at 270-465-7011 or email her at nfox@campbellsville.us.

SENATOR MAX WISE TO HOLD LEGISLATIVE TOWN HALLS

by melaniewood on January 15, 2015

MW Press Release 16th District Legislative Town Halls 1_14_15

City Comprehensive Planning

by nataliefox on January 12, 2015

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Mayor Tony Young is pictured with the Chamber of Commerce Luncheon guest speaker, Jon Steiner (Executive Directer/CEO of Kentucky League of Cities) and his colleague,Terri Johnson (KLC’s Senior Marketing & Comm. Manager) He discussed KLC’s close connection to the city and how they are assisting in a variety of ways with legal and insurance protection as well as helping develop the city’s Comprehensive Plan.

Mayor Young encourages everyone to mark their calendars for two upcoming events. First is the Chamber Luncheon on February 5th where Tad Long and Bobbie S. Bryant, Community Development Advisors with KLC, will speak about the City’s Comprehensive Plan.

The second event will be a community wide Comprehensive Plan Meeting on February 19th at the Campbellsville Civic Center. Please be sure to attend this meeting to help assist the City and KLC in developing a future plan for the City of Campbellsville.

January 9, 2015- Dawg Day

by nataliefox on January 12, 2015

Mayor Tony Young proclaims January 9, 2015 as “Dawg Day” for 99.9 WVLC The Big Dawg’s 20th Anniversary.

Dawg Day

 

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Events -2015

by nataliefox on January 12, 2015

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Mayor Tony Young, Mr. Sam Wickliffe (President of the Taylor Co Civic League), Reverend Pamela Buford (Fannie Chapel CME and Ecumenical Ministerial Alliance Officer), and Reverend James I. Buford (Pastor at Fannie Chapel CME & President of the Ecumenical Ministerial Alliance) visited Q104 and 99.9 The Big Dawg radio stations this morning promoting the upcoming MLK, Jr events.

- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March – meet at Campbellsville Elementary School, 315 Roberts Road, Campbellsville, KY. (The Durham Campus) and ends at Taylor County Courthouse, 203 N Court Street, Campbellsville, KY – Saturday, January 17, 12pmCT/1pmET. Sponsored by the Ecumenical Ministerial Alliance.

- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Reception at Taylor County Middle School , 1207 East Broadway Street, Campbellsville, KY – Saturday, January 17, 5pmCT/6pmET. Sponsored by Taylor County Civic League. Reverend Daniel Corrie Shull (Senior Pastor of the Burnett Avenue Missionary Baptist Church), guest preacher.

- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service- Campbellsville University Ransdell Chapel, 403 N Hoskins Avenue, Campbellsville, KY – Sunday, January 18, 2pmCT/3pmET. Sponsored by Ecumenical Ministerial Alliance. Bishop Marvin Frank Thomas Sr.(Presiding Prelate of the CME 2nd District), guest preacher.

- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Worship Service – Campbellsville University Ransdell Chapel, 403 N Hoskins Avenue, Campbellsville, KY – Wednesday, January 21, 6pmCT/7pmET,. Sponsored by Campbellsville University and Greater Campbellsville United. Dr. Forest Harris (President of the American Baptist College in Nashville, TN), guest preacher.