Camp Kysoc Finalist For 2019 Beautify the Bluegrass

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Over the past year, hundreds of people all across Kentucky participated in the 2019 Beautify the Bluegrass, an initiative by Kentucky Living and Gov. Matt Bevin’s office. Out of all of those projects, now is your chance to vote for the top project from among five finalists listed below.

Kentuckians are encouraged to come together to make their communities shine. The goal is to identify projects in local communities to repair, enhance or beautify.

The winner of the public vote wins the Commonwealth’s Award. Gov. Bevin will select the Governor’s Award from among the top five finalists. The winners will be announced on Aug. 22 during the “Best in Kentucky” awards show at the Kentucky State Fair. The overall winner will receive a barbecue dinner for 200, hosted by Gov. Bevin.

Camp Kysoc in Carrollton is one of the final five projects in the 2019 Beautify the Bluegrass contest. Since November, 2018, teams of volunteers have worked to rehabilitate the grounds at “Camp Kysoc,” a former Easter Seals Society facility that originally served special needs children. After years of disrepair and neglect, a group of volunteers formed a board to “Save the Soc.”

Voting ends at 5pm on Monday, August 5.

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