Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communication Office
Governor and First Lady to Host Second Annual Easter Egg Roll at the Governor's Mansion

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, April 04, 2006  
Contact Information:  Brett Hall
Jodi Whitaker
Troy Body

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Governor Ernie Fletcher and First Lady Glenna Fletcher will host the second annual Easter Egg Roll at the Governor’s Mansion from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 15, 2006.  The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required to participate in the egg roll.  There are 500 tickets available that will be given on a first come basis by calling (502) 695-4968 or by e-mailing

Rain or shine, families from across the commonwealth will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of activities at the Governor’s Mansion which will include face painting, egg dying and of course the egg roll for children 3 to 10-years old. The Kentucky Arts Council will also be displaying the County Easter Egg entries from across the commonwealth.  Free refreshments will be provided by the Kentucky Parks Department.

“The governor and I are excited to once again celebrate springtime at the Governor’s Mansion with the children and families from across Kentucky,” said First Lady Glenna Fletcher.  “The Easter Egg Roll at the Governor’s Mansion is a fun opportunity for us to enjoy a special memory with our children and grandchildren.”

The governor and first lady are also encouraging families to promote literacy by donating a new children’s book to be collected at the event and given to a local charitable organization.  “Reading is another great, easy way to spend quality family time. We would like to use this event to collect and share books,” stated Mrs. Fletcher.  “Reading is a gift for a lifetime.”

The event is sponsored by the Frankfort Younger Woman’s Club, Fifth Third Bank, the Kentucky Arts Council and the Kentucky Egg Council.