KSP POST 1 NEWS RELEASE
(Hickory, KY.) — The Kentucky State Police, Post 1 Mayfield and Trooper Island Inc. announce the 2016 Trooper Island Raffle to help raise funding for the Trooper Island Children´s Camp.
To support its Trooper Island Camp for underprivileged children, the Kentucky State Police is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a new 2016 Dodge RAM 1500 Big Horn® Crew Cab 4×4 pickup truck. The truck features include: a Brilliant Black Pearl-Coat exterior and Black-Diesel Gray interior; a four-door, air-conditioned crew cab with heated, leather front seats embroidered with the KSP seal on the headrest; a 5.7 liter V8 HEMI MDS VVT engine with 395 horsepower; an eight-speed automatic transmission and a five-year/60,000 mile powertrain limited warranty.
(Visit http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/2016/tr_isl_truck_raffle.html for a full list of features and equipment).
Tickets are only $10 each. For a chance to put this truck to work in your family or business fleet, contact any Kentucky State Trooper, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer or any of the 16 KSP posts located throughout the state. Only 20,000 tickets will be sold.
The winning ticket will be drawn on August 28, 2016 at the Kentucky State Fair. Ticket holders do not have to be present at the drawing to win. Raffle winner is responsible for all tax and license fees.
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.
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 also raises funds for Trooper Island by hosting the Scott Lathram Memorial, Trooper Island Golf Tournament each year. This year’s golf tournament is scheduled for September 15, 2015 at the Miller Memorial Golf Course. 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 Michael Robichaud at the Mayfield Post (270) 856-3721, Thank you for supporting Trooper Island.
Visit http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/island.html for more information. (Charitable gaming license #0000633.)