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Press Release | April 19, 2023

Coast Guard, LMPD to offer media ride-along prior to Thunder Over Louisville.

U.S. Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley Public Affairs: (502) 396-8742

Editor’s Note: Media planning to attend should RSVP no later than 4 p.m., April 20, 2023, by contacting Lt. Steve Leighty, Sector Ohio Valley, at (502) 396-8742

WHAT: Pre-event media ride-along for Thunder Over Louisville. 

WHO: Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley, Coast Guard Station Louisville, Louisville Metro Police Department.

WHEN: Friday, April 21, 2023, from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. EDT

WHERE: Turquoise Lot, 1331 River Road, Louisville, Kentucky, 40206.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Coast Guard and Louisville Metro Police Department are scheduled to host a ride-along for media on Friday, in Louisville, Kentucky.

During the ride-along, media can film and take photos from a Coast Guard vessel and Coast Guard personnel will be available to discuss preparations for Thunder Over Louisville. Coast Guard personnel will also discuss special local regulations that will be in effect during the event including the dates and times of river closures, various operating conditions that boaters could face and safe boating practices that should be observed year-round.

Lifejackets will be provided during the mandatory safety brief.

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