Our Lady of Peace Planning Boots and BBQ Fundraiser
for Children’s Peace Center
Louisville, Ky. (June 19, 2014) — Get out your western wear and shine your boots for the Boots & BBQ Bash, a fundraiser benefitting the Kosair Charities Children’s Peace Center at Our Lady of Peace, part of KentuckyOne Health.
This inaugural fundraiser will be held on August 16, 2014 from 7-11 p.m. at the Gheens Foundation Lodge at Beckley Creek Park in the Parklands of Floyds Fork, located at 1421 Beckley Creek Parkway in Louisville. The evening will include a silent auction, dinner and entertainment. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres begin at 7 p.m. with dinner served at 8 p.m. A silent auction, DJ and live music will be part of the entertainment. Attire is “country chic.”
All the funds raised from the event will go toward kid-friendly amenities at Our Lady of Peace. The Kosair Charities Children’s Peace Center at Our Lady of Peace helps more than 1,500 kids each year. Our Lady of Peace was founded in the 1950s for adults, but as the focus has shifted to children’s care, the facility has taken significant steps to transform the physical facility into a truly child-focused environment. Projects have included new play areas and improved access to existing play spaces.
Our Lady of Peace is the state’s largest private, non-profit psychiatric hospital and offers a comprehensive array of treatment for people of all ages, including children, adolescents, adults and seniors. The Kosair Charities Children’s Peace Center diagnoses and treats children and adolescents with problems such as depression, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), oppositional behavior, bipolar disorder, unresolved grief and trauma, and substance abuse, as well as other psychiatric, chemical dependency and dual diagnosis disorders.
Participation opportunities ranging from individual tickets to large corporate sponsorships are available. For more information, visit www.kentuckyonehealth.com/bootsandbbq or call 502.587.4543.
About Our Lady of Peace
Our Lady of Peace, a part of KentuckyOne Health, is a private, not-for-profit psychiatric hospital in Louisville, Ky. The hospital was originally founded in 1951 by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and is currently operating 261 beds, one of the largest in the nation. The Kosair Charities Children’s Peace Center at Our Lady of Peace is the largest and most comprehensive private provider of child/adolescent inpatient psychiatric care in the country. Our Lady of Peace operates a full continuum of psychiatric services for patients from young children to seniors. There are specialty programs for children and adolescents who have complex treatment needs, such as intellectual or developmental disabilities; forensic issues; and/or co-occurring substance abuse. Patients come to Peace from all over Kentucky and the surrounding region, visit www.ourladyofpeacelouisville.org.