Our annual Mayor's Unity Breakfast for 2017 will be held on October 26, 2017, at the Christian County Senior Citizen Center located at 1402 W. 7th Street, Hopkinsvillle, Kentucky. The breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m.
If you would like to support by purchasing a reserved table that will seat a total of eight (8) for $80.00, that would be great! You may also purchase an individual ticket for a cost of $10.00.
Should you need additional information or have questions, please contact our office via phone at (270) 887-4010 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Love & Unity Project
This year’s theme is Together in Love & Unity. Moving forward to embrace an active role in this year’s theme the committee for the Mayor’s Unity Breakfast is launching the Love & Unity Project. The commissioners are asking that you submit a photo of yourself answering this question: “In what practical ways can we demonstrate love and unity in our city?” within 140 characters or text.
Southern Exposure Photography will be onsite before city council meeting at the Hopkinsville Municipal Center located at 715 S. Virginia Street, Tuesday, September 5th from 4pm until 6pm in conference room 139; to take photos of any of the citizens of Hopkinsville willing to participate. Photos can also be uploaded on several social media platforms by tagging the City or HRC.
Hal & Bettye Thurmond Award
Each year a Hal & Bettye Thurmond and Unity Award are awarded to someone who’s making a difference to improve the community through his/her dedication to human relations, and community members who contribute to the spirit of unity. The awards are presented by the Hopkinsville Human Relations Commission and the City of Hopkinsville.
If you know someone in the Hopkinsville-Christian County area who’s making a difference to improve the community through his/her dedication to human relations, please nominate them for the Hal & Bettye Thurmond Award presented by the Hopkinsville Human Relations Commission. Please send nominations, along with a brief bio of explanation, by mail or email to email@example.com or 715 South Virginia St. Please be sure not to select a previous reicipent when submitting.
Hal & Bettye Thurmond Award Nomination Form
Hal & Bettye Thurmond Award Recipients
2016 Bonnie Lynch 1994 Howard Myers
2015 Angie Major 1993 Linda Pearson
2014 Tom Bell 1992 Russell Weatherwax
2013 Kurt & Susan Anderson 1991 Norman Freeman
2012 Rev. Buddy Slaughter 1990 Tom C. Steiner
2011 Nikki Durham 1989 Fannie Louise Maddux
2010 Elaine Love 1988 J.T. Lynch
2009 Jesse Quarles 1987 Mary Francis Loving
2008 Charles Turner 1986 Roger W. Holloway
2007 Suzy Schlegel 1985 J. Raymond Lord
2006 Mary Smith 1984 Norma Berens
2005 Wally Bryan 1982 Eugene Pool
2004 Marby Schlegel 1981 Rev. A.R. Lasley
2003 Penny Chewning 1980 Frank J. Thomas
2002 Wynn & Linda Radford 1979 Carolyn Self
2001 Wendell Lynch 1978 Joseph V. Rose
2000 Garnett Smith 1977 K.O. Cayce, Sir
1999 Marlin & Rochelle Anderson 1976 Mamye B. White
1998 Diane Croney - Turner 1975 Francis Eugene Whitney
1997 Jim & Joyce Adams 1974 Mrs. John Blane, Sr.
1996 Barbara Waggoner 1973 Mary Virginia Parrish
1995 Elizabeth Spencer
Unity Award Recipients
2016 Indian Physicians Alliance for Community Service 2011 Jim Wisby
2015 Rev. Dr. M.O. & Renee Fort 2010 Dr. Vernell Larkin
2014 Challenge House Movement 2009 Wally Bryan
2013 Isabel Soberal 2008 Matthew Harris
2012 Graham and Rita Harvey 2007 Inner City Advisory Committee