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
 
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