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Kentucky Chapter of International Association Of Special Investigations Unit Donates to Trooper Island Camp

Date of News Release: 03/29/2006

(Albany, KY) - An image of Pictured (L-R) Bill Botner (State Farm Insurance), Trooper Craig Sutton and Pat Claggett (Liberty Mutual Insurance), click for a larger image On Wednesday, March 29, 2006 the Kentucky Chapter of International Association of Special Investigations Unit presented Trooper Island Camp Director, Trooper Craig Sutton a check for $500.00 to be used in purchasing child identification materials. Trooper Island is planning to start a new project by making identification cards for each camper attending camp beginning this year. The donation was presented Bill Botner from State Farm Insurance in London and Pat Claggett of Liberty Mutual Insurance in Louisville. Both are board of directors with Kentucky Chapter of International Association of Special Investigations Unit. The Kentucky Chapter of International Association of Special Investigation Unit investigates questionable claims filed with insurance companies across Kentucky. Trooper Island was developed by the Kentucky State Police as part of a long-range program of public service to the youth of Kentucky. The camp host over 700 hundred boys and girls, ages 10-12, during the summer months with no expense to the camper. Trooper Island operates solely from donations and all donations are tax deductible. Trooper Island is located in a secluded corner of Dale Hollow Lake near the Cumberland and Clinton County line.

Anyone that would like to make a donation can send a contribution directly to Trooper Island at Post Office Box 473, Albany, Kentucky 42602 or by contacting your local Public Affairs Officer at any of the Kentucky State Police Posts across the state. Further information on Trooper Island can be found at www.kentuckystatepolice.org/island.htm.

If you have ever attended Trooper Island as a camper, worked as a counselor or know someone who has, visit the web site at http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/trooperislandcontact.php & sign our guest book telling us about your experience while at Trooper Island.

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