September 24, 2010

Somerset, KY – TOUR Southern and Eastern Kentucky (TOUR SEKY) is excited to announce volunteers will be working to clear the “Big South Fork Gateway” Circuit of Trails Saturday October 9, 2010. Volunteers will be at Memorial Park in Wayne County from 8:00am – Noon. Everyone is invited to help and new volunteers are welcome.

“The Big South Fork Gateway Circuit of Trails” grant is funded in part by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and was written by and awarded to TOUR SEKY. This grant will help with the development and creation of a trail system in Wayne County, which will be located at Memorial Park. In addition, this system will promote trails in Wayne, Whitley and McCreary counties. The trail system will feature three trails to be utilized for hiking and biking.

Volunteers are needed to help with clean-up and clearing of the trail system. If you would like to be a part of this exciting project, come out to the park on October 9th, or call Linda Brown at 859-327-9495.

TOUR SEKY is an award winning initiative of Congressman Hal Rogers. The organization’s mission is to educate, expand, develop and market the existing and potential tourism industry throughout southern and eastern Kentucky, while contributing to the economic, cultural growth, health and awareness, and overall quality of life of the region. For additional information about TOUR SEKY visit, or call 606-677-6093.