Department of Parks
Barren River Invites Companies to Participate in First Corporate Olympics
LUCAS, Ky. – An organizational meeting for Barren River Lake State Resort Park’s first Corporate Olympics will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday Aug. 8, 2008 at the park’s Louie B. Nunn Lodge.
Companies that would like to participate in this amateur athletic event for people who work in south-central Kentucky are encouraged to send a representative to the meeting. Companies that can’t send a representative may obtain registration information by contacting Lisa Deavers at 270-646-2151 or by email at email@example.com.
The event, which kicks off on Saturday Sept. 13, will include competitions in golf, canoeing, horseshoes, tug-o-war, survival challenge, archery, Kentucky trivia, sand volleyball and an executive relay. The competitions will take place on various dates starting Sept. 13. The event will conclude Oct. 11 with a closing ceremony.
Barren River Lake State Resort Park near Glasgow has a lodge, cottages, Driftwood Restaurant, golf course, fitness center, gift shop, fishing, picnic areas and hiking trails. The resort is located 44 miles southeast of Bowling Green. Take I-65 to the Cumberland Parkway east, to US 31E south.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 53 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts & Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 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.