Wilmore announces the 2016 Betty Price Community Award winners
The City of Wilmore is paying tribute to the following community members who have gone above and beyond by making invaluable contributions to the community.
After 30-plus years on E. Main Street, White Casting closed their business in October 2016. Along with her husband Charles, Casting provided years of service in quality jewelry, custom design work, engraving and so much more.
Ken Rickard has been dramatically revamping the interior and the exterior of the Railside Caboose Museum and grounds around it for the citizens of Wilmore. He has added new displays and information inside the museum. He also developed a children’s coloring book about Wilmore/High Bridge information and train safety!
Ken faithfully opens the Caboose every Saturday morning from May through
December — or as long as the temperatures allow. His labor resulted in 1,432 visitors to the Caboose Museum in 2015. Beyond the Saturday morning hours, he has spent an untold amount of time assembling and verifying information used for displays and upgrading the museum electricity and lighting.
Diane Massingill has been the chef at Wilmore Day Care for almost 40 years. She has served and blessed so many children and families in Wilmore with delicious foods, smiles, and kind words. She has also participated faithfully in the festival baking contests.
Asbury University recently received a $152,000 grant that will support the Art Department scholarships and equipment upgrades. The grant from... read more