05.07.10

CTA Opportunity- “A Gift from the Desert” Orientation Session

Posted in Volunteerism at 4:34 pm by Thomas

Gina Beare, Volunteer Coordinator at the Kentucky Horse Park, is extending an invitation to CTAs to join an orientation session for “A Gift from the Desert” volunteers. Even if you don’t have plans to volunteer, this is great opportunity to learn the art, history and culture of the Arabian horse. RSVP’s are not necessary. Choose one of the two sessions listed below and the first 100 people at each session will receive a free pass to this spectacular international exhibit.

Session 1: Wednesday, May 19th 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Kentucky Horse Park, South Theater

Session 2: Saturday, May 22nd 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Kentucky Horse Park, South Theater

Each session will start with a presentation by one of the guest curators, Sandra Olsen or Cynthia Culbertson, with an introduction to the exhibition, the artifacts and the history of the Near East. Following will be a presentation by Jenny Sutton-Amr, Executive Director of the Kentucky Islamic Resource Group, exploring the culture, traditions and customs including clothing and language.

**Don’t forget! Attending educational programs and seminars counts 5 points towards your Annual Renewal of Certification**