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City to Host New Municipal Center Dedication, Ribbon Cutting & Public Tours on September 16th

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Mayor Dan Kemp invites the public to official dedication and ribbon cutting ceremonies for the Hopkinsville Municipal Center downtown. The program will begin at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 16 at 715 South Virginia Street.  Following the dedication program will be a ribbon cutting and self-guided public tours until 6:00 p.m. 

The dedication features remarks by Mayor Kemp, City Councilman Don Ahart, and Christian County Historian William Turner.  Rev. Buddy Slaughter, Jr. will offer the invocation with Saints Peter & Paul Middle School Show Choir singing the National Anthem and Hopkinsville High School JROTC posting the colors.  Christian County High School JROTC will assist visitors during the public tour. 

Mayor Kemp stated, “We are thrilled to welcome the public to our new city hall in the heart of downtown Hopkinsville.  We are also quite pleased to be able to incorporate the talents of so many local artists within the building.” 

The Hopkinsville Municipal Center is a 31,169-square-foot facility that houses the offices of City Administration, the Hopkinsville Human Relations Commission, and Community & Development Services (formerly known as the Planning Commission). 

Also on display throughout the center are twenty-one photographs of winning images from the city’s recent photo contest depicting local cityscapes.  Another art installation in the building’s vestibule features the work of fourteen student participants in the Hopkinsville Art Guild’s summer Youth Art Camp.

For more information, please contact the Mayor’s Office at (270) 890-0200.