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“Salute Our Veterans Day” at Pennyrile Forest Is Nov. 10

Wednesday, 10 31, 2012

Rebecca Clark,
1-800-325-1711

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. – Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will host a “Salute Our Veterans Day” Nov. 10, in honor of all veterans.

 

This program is free for all to attend. The park invites veterans to come and tell their stories and bring their memorabilia. Mike Freeland, a World War II veteran, will be on hand to begin the storytelling on Saturday and host the event.

 

Registration will be from 5-6 p.m. in the lodge lobby. There will be a meet and greet from 6-6:30 p.m. in the meeting room. “Experience of War Stories” will be from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the meeting room.

 

The restaurant will be open and there will be special lodging rates available. Call the park at 1-800-325-1711.

 

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park has a lodge, cottages, restaurant and hiking trails. The resort is 20 miles northwest of Hopkinsville on KY 109 N. From the Western Kentucky Parkway, exit at Dawson Springs and take KY 109 south.

 

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The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 49 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