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KSP Trooper Island Fishing Trip Raffle

Date of Photo Release: 07/09/2009

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(Frankfort, Ky.) - The Kentucky State Police Trooper Island raffle for a fishing trip for up to 4 People in Steinhatchee, Florida. The fishing trip is a 2 day Grouper fishing trip for up to 4 people on a 32' Stamas offshore boat (Rods, Bait and fuel included). Also includes 2 days and 3 nights lodging in Steinhatchee Florida (applicable fishing licenses not included). Approximate value is $ 4000.00. Tickets are $100.00 each! You can get your ticket by sending a check for $100.00 per ticket and a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Kentucky State Police, Public Affairs Branch, 919 Versailles Road, Frankfort, KY 40601. The drawing will be August 8, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. at the 3D Archery Shoot. This Raffle was donated by Stokes Electric of Central Fl, Inc. The Raffle is for use of Fishing Trip (Rods, Bait and fuel included) and Cottage (Raffle Winner is responsible for all other expenses). Charitable Gaming # 0000633. All proceeds from this raffle will go to help send children to Trooper Island.

Trooper Island is a free summer camp for disadvantaged boys and girls age 10-12 operated by the Kentucky State Police on Dale Hollow Lake in Clinton Co. It is financed entirely by donations, no public funds are used. Each year, the camp hosts approximately 700 children, providing good food, fresh air, recreation, guidance and structured, esteem-building activities designed to build good citizenship and positive relationships with law enforcement officers.

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