Friends of the Waterfront, a non-profit organization that supports programs benefiting the Louisville waterfront, is holding its annual awards reception and fundraiser on September 14, 2017, starting at 5:30 p.m. dockside on the Belle of Louisville.
Two award recipients will be recognized at the event for their continued and outstanding support of Louisville Waterfront Park: Matt Thornton, CEO of Louisville-based Thorntons Inc., and The National Weather Service.
There will be hors d’oeuvres and cocktails available for guests as well as a silent auction and live music by Small Time Napoleon.
Tickets are $75.00 per person and are available at the event. You can also purchase tickets in advance online: http://www.friendsofthewaterfront.com/silver-anchor/ or by calling 502-574-3768.
Proceeds from the event will benefit Waterfront Park programs such as:
- WFPK Waterfront Wednesday Concert Series
- Waterfront Park Clean Team
- Waterfront Park Maintenance
- Lighting of the Big Four Bridge
- Waterfront Park’s Annual July 4th Celebration
- Catfish Louie Community Appearances … and much more
ABOUT SILVER ANCHOR AWARDS
Initially launched in 1992, Silver Anchor Award recipients have included many prominent figures and organizations in the Louisville, Kentucky area such as: Junior League of Louisville, Inc. (1992), The Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center (1997), Brown-Forman Corporation (2001), Congresswoman Anne M. Northup (2003), The Galt House (2006), Kindred Health Care (2006), Governor Steve Beshear (2012), WFPK (2016), Paul Ford (2016), as well as many more. You can view a full list of Silver Anchor Award winners on the Friends of the Waterfront’s website.
Jacob M. Mercier, FOTW Board President
Friends of the Waterfront