Department of Parks
Parks Foundation Gala and Brunch Planned Aug. 28-29 at General Butler
FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky State Parks Foundation and the Kentucky State Parks are hosting a gala and silent auction on Aug. 28 at General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton.
The event serves as a fund-raiser for the foundation, which helps support the Kentucky State Park system. Dr. and Mrs. Pearse Lyons, presenting sponsors of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games at the Kentucky Horse Park, are serving as honorary chairs of the event.
The gala and auction will be from 6 to 8 p.m. There will also be a Sunday brunch on Aug. 29 from 9 to 11 a.m.
To make reservations and purchase tickets, call 502-716-7286, ext. 2 or register online at http://kentuckystateparksfoundation.org Tickets for the gala are $50 a person and $20 a person for the brunch. Tickets will be available at the door.
General Butler State Resort Park includes a lodge, cottages, restaurant, conference center, the Butler-Turpin State Historic House, hiking trails and more. To make lodging reservations, call the park at 866-462-8853.
The resort is located 44 miles northeast of Louisville. From Louisville, take I-71 to Carrollton, exit 44.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 51 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our website at http://www.parks.ky.gov