The Kentucky State Fair Announces Additional Eastern Kentucky Help
Kentuckians Can Apply for FEMA Relief during the Fair
The Kentucky State Fair’s efforts to support Eastern Kentucky flood relief continues into the second week of the annual summertime celebration. In addition to the 4-H Foundation, Danny Wimmer Presents and t-shirt fundraisers, FEMA will set up a booth for the remaining days of the Fair.
FEMA staff will answer questions and help survivors apply for disaster assistance. Mitigation specialists will offer home improvement tips and proven methods to prevent and lessen damage from future disasters. The booth will be located in the South Wing B Lobby. The booth will be staffed 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 23-Aug. 25, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 26-Aug. 27, and 10 am to 6 p.m. Aug. 28.
“Supporting the residents of Eastern Kentucky is important to all of us at the Kentucky State Fair. We’re grateful FEMA will be onsite to help our fellow Kentuckians as they work to recover from this disaster. So many people from volunteers, FEMA and our fairgoers have risen to the occasion to help with Eastern Kentucky flood relief,” said David S. Beck, President & CEO of Kentucky Venues.
ENTER GIVEAWAY TO WIN BEYOND VIP PASSES – DEADLINE APPROACHING
Bourbon and Beyond and the Kentucky State Fair have partnered with the 4-H Foundation to give away a pair of sold-out Beyond VIP passes for Bourbon & Beyond, held in Louisville on September 15-18. Donate to flood relief to be entered online at www.kystatefair.org/easternKY. All proceeds from the raffle will go directly to the Kentucky 4-H Relief Fund to support flood victims.
“Danny Wimmer Presents considers Kentucky our home away from home. As soon as we heard about the devastation in Eastern Kentucky, we partnered with the 4-H Foundation and Kentucky Venues to support the affected communities. The purchase of a $100 4-H raffle ticket enters you to win two sold-out Beyond VIP tickets to the world’s largest bourbon & music festival with 100% of the proceeds going directly to the flood victims.” said Danny Hayes, CEO of Danny Wimmer Presents.
The Kentucky 4-H Foundation 4-H’ers Helping 4-H’ers Relief Fund was created to provide emergency relief to 4-H’ers and their families who were affected by both the floods and tornadoes in Kentucky.
The winner will be drawn on August 27 around 8:45 p.m. at the Texas Roadhouse Concert Series between the Alex Miller and Niko Moon performances.
BUY A T-SHIRT TO SUPPORT EASTERN KENTUCKIANS
Country artist T. Graham Brown, who played last year at the Kentucky State Fair, is working with this year’s performers to sell an exclusive Kentucky Strong ‘Come Hell or High Water’ t-shirt at this year’s Texas Roadhouse Concert Series. The t-shirts are $25 per person and 100% of the proceeds benefit flood relief.
The 2022 Kentucky State Fair is Aug. 18-28 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. For more information,
visit www.kystatefair.org or find the Fair on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or its blog.
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