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Richard Edwards and Richard Edwards

Dear BGSU Freshmen,

As Mayor of Bowling Green, it is my privilege to give you a heartfelt welcome to our community. We are delighted that you have selected Bowling Green State University for your studies and hope that you enjoy your years in Bowling Green.

Bowling Green takes pride in being a traditional American college town. I hope that you will take time to explore your new community and take advantage of the many opportunities offered here including beautiful parks, great restaurants, and unique shopping opportunities. Bowling Green has something for everyone!

The City of Bowling Green provides many services. Twenty-four hours a day and seven days a week, our top-notch police, fire, and ambulance services are set to respond should an emergency arise. In a more behind the scenes role, we provide reliable utility services including electricity and water. There are other services available to assist you and I encourage you to contact the City should you need anything. For more City and community information, visit the web at www.cityofbowlinggreenohio.com.

Now that you live here in Bowling Green, please know that you are considered residents of our community. With all of our residents, whether they are pursuing an education at BGSU or are living in the community and raising a family, we encourage civility and community pride.

I wish you all the best as you begin this exciting new chapter in your lives. I encourage you to study hard and embrace the many opportunities available to you at BGSU and in the Bowling Green community.

Warm Regards,

Richard A. Edwards