KSP chooses Kentucky-Bred Corvette Stingray Coupe for 2019 Trooper Island Raffle

Published 1:09 pm Thursday, January 3, 2019

The Kentucky State Police are featuring a true American icon this year to support their Trooper Island Camp for disadvantaged children.

The agency is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a new 2019 Corvette Stingray Coupe. Born and bred at GM’s assembly plant in Bowling Green, Ky., this legendary sports car is cloaked in a torch red exterior with a jet black leather interior. It’s equipped with a 6.2 liter V8 engine that provides up to 460 horsepower, an eight-speed paddle-shift automatic transmission, a removable carbon fiber roof panel and a driver-focused cockpit full of enhanced technology. A full list of features and equipment can be found at http://kentuckystatepolice.org/trooperislandcorvette/. To view a 90 second video about the car, click on https://youtu.be/r8WH5X8z9Lc

Tickets are $10 each and will be available at any KSP post or CVE region office located throughout the state. Tickets are now available to be purchased online by debit or credit card payment at https://squareup.com/store/trooper-island-inc.They can be purchased at the KSP booth at the Farm Machinery Show at the Kentucky Exposition Center Feb. 13-16 as well.

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Only 25,000 tickets will be sold. The winning ticket will be drawn on Aug. 25, 2019 at the Kentucky State Fair. Ticket holders do not have to be present at the drawing to win. Raffle winner is responsible for all tax and license fees. (Charitable gaming license #0000633.)

Trooper Island is a free summer camp for disadvantaged boys and girls age 10-12 operated by the Kentucky State Police on Dale Hollow Lake in Clinton County. It is financed entirely by donations, no public funds are used. Each year, the camp hosts approximately 700 children, providing good food, fresh air, recreation, guidance and structured, esteem-building activities designed to build good citizenship and positive relationships with law enforcement officers.