Event to support firefighters invites public to attend


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Nia Lambdin, Editor-in-Chief

The Leadership BG Class of 2023 invites the public to support Bowling Green Firefighters in a Touch-A-Truck fundraiser. 

The event is on May 20 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Bowling Green Community Center. 

Admission is a suggested donation of $10, with all proceeds going to The Bowling Green Firefighters Community Benefit Fund. 

The City of BG said the fundraiser is free and allows children of all ages to have a hands-on opportunity to interact with vehicles and people who build, protect and serve the BG community. 

Vehicles include

  • Fire Trucks
  • Ambulance 
  • Police Cruiser
  • Trash Truck
  • Utility Vehicles 
  • Wood County Sheriff MRAP truck
  • Semi-truck provided by Whiteford Kenworth

Participants can learn more about the BG Firefighters Community Benefit Fund, their work, and annual fundraising events and donate online.