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Kentucky Ready - Mixed Concrete Association Donates to Trooper Island

Date of News Release: 07/11/2006

(Albany, KY) - An image of  Trooper Craig Sutton accepting the donation from Diane Deters along with members of the Kentucky Ready-Mixed Concrete Association , click to enlargeOn Friday July 7, 2006 Diane Deters and over 150 members of the Kentucky Ready-Mixed Concrete Association presented Trooper Island Camp Director Trooper Craig Sutton a check for $3,000.00. Members from the Kentucky Ready-Mixed Concrete Association were conducting their annual meeting, which was held this year at the Dale Hollow State Resort Park. As part of the meeting members came to Trooper Island on Friday and held a picnic for their members. 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

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