smith wright 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/19/13) --The Give a Hand, Pay it Forward campaign is a national humanitarian campaign in its second year in Owensboro, and the Owensboro City Commission hopes that more people will participate this year.
 
“I want the citizens of Owensboro to be more in tune with others, and do something for someone without expecting anything in return,” said City Commissioner Pam Smith-Wright.
 
The project will have cards that will be available at City Hall that will read, “I’ve done something good for someone, all I ask is for you to pay it forward”. When you do a good deed for someone you hand the card off in hopes that the next person will also do a good deed.
 
Smith-Wright says good deeds can be anything from cutting a neighbor’s grass to paying for someone in line at a drive-thru.
 
“It’s a good feeling kind of thing,” Smith-Wright said.
 
The city would like to keep track of the nice things that its citizens are doing. Participants can contact Commissioner Smith-Wright at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Give a Hand, Pay it Forward cards can be picked up at the reception desk at Owensboro City Hall between Augest the fifth and 19th.
 
Taylor Riley
SurfKY News

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted Parole after 2 Years

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/31/15) — A man who pleaded guilty in Hopkins Circuit Court to second-degree manslaughter in 2013… Read More

Man's Threats Result in Evacuation of Adjacent Homes, Cancellation of Church Service

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/31/15) — A man threatening to harm himself called out to family members, which resulted in police… Read More

Most Read This Week

August 31, 2015 5874

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4857

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 3746

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 3035

Man Charged with Theft, Meth, Marijuana Growing

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 2599

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 17973

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 11709

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 31, 2015 5874

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 1669

Bremen's Father's Country Hams Kentucky Grand…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1582

Smoke Fills Business, Upstairs Apartment on Center

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1416

Small Business Tax Credit Workshop

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1275

Fire at Gas Pump Prompts Firefighters' Swift…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 1146

Man's Threats Result in Evacuation of Adjacent…

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1067

Central City Gospelfest Planned for September 2

by SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 1039

One Injured When Dump Truck Overturns

by SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 943

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 845

Faith and Politics

by KET