Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communication Office
Governor and First Lady participate in Corbin Rotary's "SouthEast Kentucky Empty Stocking" Christmas party

Press Release Date:  Wednesday, December 21, 2005  
Contact Information:  Brett Hall
Jodi Whitaker

Nearly 800 children receive gifts at Corbin Rotary event in Corbin

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher and First Lady Glenna Fletcher helped distribute gifts, books, games, shoes and other items to nearly 800 children today at the Corbin Rotary’s “SouthEast Kentucky Empty Stocking” Christmas Party in Corbin. 

The party was held at Forest Lanes where the children were able to bowl, eat pizza and open presents. The Governor and First Lady also distributed a special greeting card from First Dog Abby. 

“The First Lady and I enjoy spending time with the children and their families,” Governor Fletcher said. “It’s heart warming to see the look on the children’s faces when they open up their gifts.” 

This is the third year the Governor and First Lady have participated in this event.