trooper island 300MAYFIELD, Ky. (6/24/13) – The Kentucky State Police, Post 1 Mayfield and Trooper Island Inc. announce the 2013 Trooper Island Raffle to help raise funding for the Trooper Island Children´s Camp.
 
This years’ raffle item is a 2013, Red, Chevrolet, Camaro, 1SS Coupe that boasts a 6.2 Liter V8 engine, 6 Speed automatic transmission, black interior with bucket seats, 20 inch aluminum wheels, remote start, Boston Acoustics 9 speaker audio system, rear vision camera system, etc.
 
To purchase a ticket you may stop by the Kentucky State Police Post located at 8366 ST RT 45 North, Hickory or by contacting any Kentucky State Police Trooper or Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer. The raffle car will be on display Tuesday night through Thursday night at the McCracken County Fair. The raffle car will then be on display at the Freedom Feast in Murray Friday and Saturday. Tickets will be available for purchase at both events.
 
Tickets are only $10.00 each and the drawing for the winning ticket will be held Sunday, August 25, 2013, at 3:00 p. m. (EDT) at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville, KY.
 
All proceeds go to Trooper Island Inc, a summer camp for children, which is located on Dale Hollow Lake in Clinton County, Trooper Island is a free summer camp for underprivileged boys and girls age 10-12. It is financed entirely by donations. No public funds are used. Each year, the camp hosts approximately 700 children, providing good food, fresh air, recreation, guidance and structured, esteem-building activities designed to build good citizenship and positive relationships with law enforcement officers.

It is a place where the tensions and turmoil of everyday lives can be forgotten; and for one week young people can be given a touch of hope and desire of a better tomorrow.
 
There is no cost to the campers who attend Trooper Island and there are no restrictions based on race, creed or color. The camp gets some of its funding through activities the 16 Kentucky State Police post put on during the year.
 
The Mayfield Post raises funds by the Scott Lathram Memorial, Trooper Island Golf Tournament each year. This year’s golf tournament is scheduled for September 5, 2013 at the Lake Barkley State Resort.
 
For more information about the upcoming events you can check the Kentucky State Police website, Trooper Island website or our Kentucky State Police Facebook page. You can also contact Trooper First Class Jay Thomas at the Mayfield Post (270) 856-3721, Thank you for supporting Trooper Island.

You can learn more about Trooper Island at http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/island.htm
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Dennis Thomas (KSP)

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...

Kentucky Wesleyan College Offers Summer Explorations for 6th – 8th Grade Students

OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/3/15) – Kentucky Wesleyan College will offer Summer Explorations, a daytime program created for… Read More

Daviess County Captures Ninth District Regular-Season Crown

OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/2/15) — The Daviess County softball team claimed a Ninth District regular-season championship with a… Read More

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4077

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3420

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3283

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2835

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2718

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15331

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8421

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 02, 2015 1107

Frymire’s Life Accomplishments, Dedication to MCC…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 892

Two Injured During Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 01, 2015 850

Above and Beyond: Leighann Stroud

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 666

Don't Bet on Supreme Court Overturning Marriage…

by Richard Nelson
May 02, 2015 606

Homegrown by Heroes Receives Donation from…

by Ted Sloan
May 02, 2015 580

Weeknight activities the whole family can enjoy

by SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 557

Baptist Health Hosts Annual ‘Bike Safety Day’

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 552

New Mather Metals to Expand in Franklin

by Office of the Governor
May 02, 2015 517

Hooked on Science - 'Kentucky Derby Balloon Race'

by Jason Lindsey