Active Heroes Retreat Center to Host Ribbon Cutting for Dog Park and Amphitheater
Ceremony Includes music from Tyler Warden and John D’Amato and Trouble Junction
LOUISVILLE, KY (June 11, 2019) – The Active Heroes Retreat Center will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of their Dog Park and Amphitheater on Saturday, June 15 starting at 3p.m. The Active Heroes Retreat Center is located at 1022 Ridgeview Drive, Shepherdsville, Kentucky.
Active Heroes in partnership with Feeders Supply Company and Kentucky Air national Guard “Port Dawgs” will cut the ribbon on the dog park at 3 p.m. This dog park will allow veterans the opportunity to travel with their service dog or family pet to the retreat. Feeders Supply raised $1,110.34 in donations in their stores that they matched 100% for a grand total donation of $2,220.86. The Kentucky Air National Guard “Port Dawgs” donated the labor of installing the fence.
“Feeders Supply is honored to be supporting our veterans and their pet family members,” said Pam Longwell, CEO and President of Feeders Supply Company. “The Active Heroes Retreat Center can have a transformative effect on veterans and their rehabilitation, while strengthening the positive role pets have on their lives.”
Starting at 4pm, Active Heroes will host a second ribbon cutting for the amphitheater which has been supported by UPS, The Home Depot and UAW Ford. Following the ribbon cutting music starts with singer song writer Tyler Warden and the headlining rock and blues musical act; John Damato and Trouble Junction.
Food and drinks will be sold. The event is free for military families and only $10 a ticket for civilians. There are also options for civilians to purchase founding memberships while they last.
“This is a huge milestone for the Active Heroes Retreat Center,” said Troy Yocum, President of Active Heroes. “These additions to the retreat will allow more military families to enjoy music and pets at the location while ongoing phase 1 construction is being wrapped up on several projects. We are proud to have these soft opening events for the public this year!”
About Active Heroes:
Active Heroes is a national 501(c)(3) charitable organization headquartered in Louisville, KY with a mission to reduce veteran suicide in every state. Active Heroes provides national activities, national peer – mentors, serves thousands of veterans at the Active Heroes Community Center and is developing a retreat center to help heal post-traumatic stress.
About Feeders Supply Company:
Feeders Supply, “The Pet Lovers Store” is Kentuckiana owned and operated since 1959. It is recognized as a premier retailer of pet foods and pet supplies. Since 1988, the company has been partnering with area rescue organizations including the Kentucky Humane Society to assist with pet adoption events at our stores, as well as permanent adoption centers in seven store locations. Over 50,000 animals and counting have been adopted through these partnerships. In addition to the pet adoption, Feeders Supply assists with raising money for animal charities, as well as donating pet food and cat litter to animal rescues and shelters. With 23 stores, Feeders Supply is proud to serve the Louisville, Southern Indiana, Shepherdsville, Shelbyville, LaGrange, Elizabethtown, Frankfort, Lexington and Northern Kentucky areas. Learn more at feederssupply.com.