hosts Valentine's concert
Nicholasville Christian Church will host a Valentine's Day guitar concert with music by Andrew Leonard, guitar instructor at the University of Kentucky School of Music.
The concert will take place on Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. The 45-minute performance will feature solo guitar music from Spain, folk- inspired music from the United States and music from the Romantic era.
Leonard has performed throughout the country, including Portland, Ore., and Portland, Maine. He has been called "a guitar phenomenon" by the Portland Phoenix of Maine, named "critics choice" by the Hartford Advocate in Connecticut, "critic's pick" by Lexington, Ky.,'s Ace Weekly and hailed by Northeast Performer for his "inspiring effortless mastery." For the past five years, he has toured with Grammy Award winning steel string guitar virtuoso Doug Smith. He spent the Millennium performing in Geneva, Switzerland.
Tickets can be purchased the night of the concert or they can be purchased in advance by calling 885-4311.
A dessert reception to follow performance and childcare will be provided by the church at no additional cost
director at Asbury
Asbury Theological Seminary recently hired Tina Pugel as director of communications. Pugel brings years of experience in graphic design and marketing fields.
Prior to her position at Asbury, Pugel was the creative director of communications at Southland Christian Church.
"Tina's professional experience, her love of Asbury and her servant's heart will prove invaluable to the effective communication between the seminary and its many constituencies," said Dr. Larry Brooks, vice president of advancement. "Under her leadership, the 'voices' of ATS will be clear and compelling."
Pugel is also an award-winning designer. She was the recipient of the "Best Overall Program Nationwide" by America's Junior Miss in 2003 and 2004. She was also an ADDY nominee for Exhibit Design, Corman & Associates, last year. An ADDY award is an award presented by the American Advertising Federation distinguishing the best in advertising creativity in various forms of media.
In her role at Asbury, Pugel's responsibilities include the oversight of branding of the institution through marketing, promotional and public relations activities and programs on behalf of the Seminary as well as the various departments within the institution. In addition, she is also in charge of proper dissemination of general institutional information to media outlets.