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EKURA 2016-2017 Meetings, Trips, & Food/Drink Events

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Meetings are scheduled every other month - with tours, trips, and food/drink events scheduled during alternate months.

(Additional events and/or details may be added later. Check back often.)

The schedule is also available as a downloadable PDF file.

2016-2017 EKURA Meetings


All meetings and programs will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Golden Corral, Richmond, KY (unless otherwise noted).  EKURA members and guests are encouraged to arrive early and order lunch before the speakers are introduced.  

(If Madison County Schools are closed on EKURA meeting days, meetings will be held the following week at the same time and place.)

  •  Tuesday, August 16 - The Thriving Madison County Arts Scene:  a panel discussion with Shawn LaDouceur, Center for the Arts; Debbie Kidd, RAAC; and Gwen Childs, Berea Arts Council.
  • Tuesday, October 18 - Guest speakers will be Jane Gilbert, KTRS Health Insurance Coordinator, and Don Hines, KRTA legislative contact.
  • Tuesday, December 20 - Christmas luncheon @ 11:30am (LOCATION: Arlington House). EKU President Michael Benson has been invited to speak.  Reservations can be made by sending a check (amount:  TBD) (payable to EKURA) to Pat Ridgley, 128 Buckwood Drive, Richmond, KY  40475 or call 623-3527.
  • Tuesday, February 21 - Guest speaker will be Ron Crouch, former Kentucky state demographer
  • Tuesday, April 18 - Guest speaker will be David McFadden, Eastern's Vice President of Engagement, Regional Stewardship and Government Relations who will explain how EKU lobbys in the State Legislature.
  • Tuesday, June 20 - Guest speakers will be Betina Gardner, Dean of EKU Libraries, and Roger Duval, manager of WEKU-FM.

For additional information on the meetings, contact either Charles Hay at; 859-624-2760 or Fawn Conley at; 859-582-3320.

2016-2017 Trips and Food & Drinks Schedule


All trips will depart from Peddler’s Mall at 9:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted. Riders will share expenses with drivers. Details on all trips will be announced at the preceeding regular meeting.

Other lunches may be scheduled throughout the year and announced at our meetings.

Curious about last year's events? Check out our  2015-2016 schedule.

Published on August 28, 2016

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