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Owensboro Lions Club Soap Box Derby

Soap Box DerbyOwensboro, KY – The Owensboro Lions Club would like to invite you to their Soap Box Derby race 2012 sponsored by Independence Bank May 31-June 3.

This is our 12th annual race. This year’s event is at the beautiful Ben Hawes Park on our all new 900-foot track.

Ribbon Cutting ceremonies begin Friday at 10 a.m. with local officials and the Chamber Of Commerce. Race day begins on Saturday, June 2, at 8 a.m.

This will be a fun-filled event for the whole family to enjoy-featuring classic soap box derby races.

The USA Olympic Luge team will be conducting demonstrations and clinics on Friday and Sunday.

We will have our baseball toss clocking machine there plus enjoy the park’s many amenities such as rides, walking and biking trails. Concessions will be available. Part of this year’s donations will go toward the Race for the Cure. We hope you can join us at one of the City’s most elite parks to see what the thrill of gravity racing is all about. For a full schedule of events, check us out at

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