Department of Parks
First Greenbo Lake Liars Contest --POSTPONED
GREENUP, Ky. – Greenbo Lake State Resort Park is looking for a few good storytellers. You can even be a liar.
The First Greenbo Lake Liars Contest will be Sept. 8 (POSTPONED UNTIL OCT. 20) at the park near Greenup. If you can tell a pretty good yarn in five minutes in front of an audience, you could be a winner.
Registration for participants is $10 through Sept. 5 and $15 after that date. Forms can be obtained at the park and the Greenup County Extension Office at 226 West Main Street in Greenup. There will be a category for adults and another for children (6th through 12th grades). The prizes for adults will be $250 for first; $150 for second and $75 for third. For children, the winner will receive $50; second place is $25 and third is $15.
The sponsors of the contest are Greenbo Lake State Resort Park, the Eastern Kentucky Storytelling Association and the Greenup County Growing With the Arts Advisory Council.
The contest will start at at the park amphitheater. Admission will be $5 for adults and $2 for children 12 and under.
A panel of judges will evaluate each contestant based on technique, story development, originality and effectiveness. Detailed rules will be provided to contestants on the day of the event.
For information, call the park at 1-800-325-0083 or email park manager Cary Lyle at firstname.lastname@example.org or Cora Hughes at 606-473-9881 or email@example.com.
Greenbo Lake State Resort Park in Greenup has a lodge, Anglers’ Cove Restaurant, campground, gift shop, marina and 23 miles of multi-use trails. For more information, visit www.parks.ky.gov . Greenbo Lake State Resort Park is located just seven miles off of Highway 23, known as “The Country Music Highway.”
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 Commerce 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