The Bowling Green Area Lodging Association participates in a number of philanthropic and volunteer events and activities.
Lodging Association Philanthropy Committee:
Morgan Staley-Staybridge Suites
Ashlyn Smith-Staybridge Suites
Sally Cole-Hilton Garden Inn
Katie Sandlin-Candlewood Suites
– BG/WC Humane Socity
The Association held a collection drive in February/March 2016, donating much needed items to the Humane Society.
– Boys and Girls Club
In 2014 the BGALA hosted the inaugural Checkered Flag Chase, benefiting the local Boys and Girls Club. The event netted the organization $4,000. In addition, the BGALA sponsored three children from the Boys and Girls Club and the members contributed Christmas gifts for the kids, as well as collected donations for the Club. The following year the Club was the beneficiary of the Checkered Flag Chase, and the association continued with sponsoring children for their annual Christmas Party.
– H.O.T.E.L. Inc.
The Association has collected toiletries and food for this local nonprofit.
– Feeding America
BGALA held a food drive and collected a truckload of items for Feeding America: Kentucky’s Heartland.
– Kentucky Tornado Relief