Department of Parks
Take Mom To A State Resort Park For Mother's Day
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Cary Lyle took his mother to brunch for Mother’s Day a week early. That’s because he’s expecting a large crowd for the Mother’s Day Buffet at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park in northeastern Kentucky, where he is the park manager.
“We’re going to be taking care of everyone else’s mother that day,’’ Lyle said.
Greenbo and the other 17 State Resort Parks will be offering a Mother’s Day Buffet on Sunday, May 14, from until This year’s menu includes roast beef, roast pork, old fashioned chicken and dumplings, fried catfish and hushpuppies, and a soup and salad bar.
The meal costs $14.95 for adults and $6.95 for children. The price includes beverage.
Lyle said Mother’s Day is “an entire team event” for the park and that employees from other areas come in to work. “We want to take care of the mothers,” said Lyle, an Allen County native.
Lyle’s mother, Cora Hughes, is a retired schoolteacher in Lexington and
currently works as the program coordinator at the University of Kentucky's Opera Theatre.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 52 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Commerce Cabinet, operates 18 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. Each year, Kentucky parks draw 7 million visitors and contribute $317 million to the economy. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov