Trooper Island News Release
HSBC Contributes to Trooper Island
Date of News Release: 05/12/2006
(Albany, KY) - On Wednesday, May 10, 2006 HSBC director Curt Milroy in London presented Trooper Island Camp Director Trooper Craig Sutton a check for $7,500.00. Through the HSBC Help for Communities Program 51 employees came with Mr. Milroy and assisted in a cleanup day in preparation for the 2006 summer camp season, which will begin on May 29, 2006.
Trooper Island is a non-profit camp operated by the Kentucky State Police located on Dale Hollow Lake near the Cumberland and Clinton County line. The camp 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 underprivileged boys and girls, ages 10-12, during the summer months, which may not have a chance to attend camp with no expense to the camper. Three camps for children with special needs such as PKU (phenylketonuria): an inherited disorder of body chemistry that, if untreated, can cause mental retardation; Hispanic: children of Hispanic culture; and Camp Bravehearts: children with heart complications. Trooper Island operates solely from donations and all donations are tax deductible. For further information on Trooper Island visit the Trooper Island web site at http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/island.htm