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KY 40th Anniversary Celebration

August 26, 2023

TACF 40th Anniversary logo
TACF 40th Anniversary logo

The Kentucky Chapter of TACF is combining their annual meeting with a 40th anniversary bash to commemorate four decades of working to restore the American chestnut.

This event is free and open to the public, but RSVP is required. Email Ken Darnell at dkdarnell@roadrunner.com to register.

WHEN: Saturday, August 26

WHERE: Berea, KY at the Berea Forestry Outreach Center

7:30AM to 8:30AM: Social Time
8:30AM to 1:00PM: Presentations and discussions, a free lunch is included
1:15PM: Optional hike in Berea Forest to see wild American Chestnut sprouts and small trees

Silent Auction
Items will be donated by attending chapter members and event attendees will be able to participate in the silent auction to bid on a variety of prizes.

A 50/50 Cash Raffle will also be part of the festivities! Raffle Tickets are $2.00 each and half of the proceeds will go to the KY Chapter and half of the proceeds will go to a single winner!

Film Screening
There will be a free screening of the new documentary film Clear Day Thunder: Rescuing the American Chestnut starting around 10:30AM.


August 26, 2023
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Ken Darnell


Berea College Forestry Outreach Center
2047 Big Hill Rd
Berea, KY 40403 United States
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