The Bark Park in Montgomery County will be hosting a Bake Sale, from 10am until 2pm on June 1st. Spokesperson Tanya North says there will be dog-friendly activities throughout the day. Ms. North told WNKU's Matt Kelley that there will be treats for everyone. (get more information at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bark-Park-Bake-Sale/516509365058214 )
The most recent Kentucky Health Issues Poll shows that they public is split about fifty-fifty as to whether marijuana legalization in the Commonwealth should be decided by lawmakers or citizens. Mary Francis, director of the Assistance for Substance Abuse Prevention Center known as ASAP told WNKU’s Matt Kelley she finds the results “concerning.
The American Historical Print Collectors Society is holding its convention in Cincinnati this week. Dr. Allen Bernard is the spokesperson for the organization. WNKU’s Matt Kelley caught up with Dr. Bernard to find out what will be happening at the annual meeting…. (get more information about at www.ahpcs.org )
The Northern Kentucky Forum will be hosting a panel discussion titled “Babies versus the Boardroom” to explore the evolution to parenthood in corporate America. WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to Forum Chairperson Tara Ford about why they chose to address this topic. (get details at http://civicengagement.nku.edu/involved/forum.php )
People Working Cooperatively will be hosting the 31st annual “Repair Affair” this Saturday. Spokesman Jock Pitts says more than nine-hundred volunteers turned out last year to help elderly and disabled people with basic home maintenance.
NKU and the Mayerson Foundation are celebrating a partnership of more than a decade of supporting student philanthropy projects. Danielle McDonald, faculty director for the project sat down with WNKU’s Matt Kelley to explain how the program works. (get more information about NKU/Mayerson Foundation Projects at http://civicengagement.nku.edu. )
Dr. Julie Olberding the director of NKU’s Public Administration program, and her husband, Dr. Douglas Olberding of Xavier University will be publishing their findings about the social impacts of the Flying Pig Marathon on the City of Cincinnati. Their article is the culmination of years of research.
Milestones Equestrian Achievement Program will be holding it their annual fundraiser on Saturday May 18th. Executive Director Susan Kinsella says the “Mane Event” helps support therapeutic riding classes for individuals with disabilities.