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The Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame is seeking docents to help share Aiken’s Racing History

Friday, November 3, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – NOVEMBER 2, 2023

Aiken, S.C. – The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department is looking for volunteers to become docents at the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum. The next training will be on Monday, November 27, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Hall of Fame, which is located inside Hopelands Gardens.

The Hall of Fame celebrates Aiken‘s contributions to Thoroughbred racing. Those wishing to become docents should have a passion for history and/or equestrian pursuits. Docents will have a number of responsibilities, including opening and closing the Hall of Fame, greeting visitors and providing information about the exhibits and the museum. Some City of Aiken residents may qualify for the Senior Tax Work-off Program.

Those interested in becoming a docent should contact the Hall of Fame at 803-643-2121 or email halloffame@cityofaikensc.gov.

For more information, call 803-643-2121, e-mail or visit the Hall of Fame website at www.aikenracinghalloffame.com. In addition, if your business or organization is interested in supporting the Hall of Fame or would like to sponsor an exhibit, please visit www.cityofaikensc.gov/sponsorship/.

 

Media Contact:

Lisa J. Hall
Museum Coordinator
City of Aiken Parks, Recreation and Tourism
P. O. Box 1177
Aiken, SC 29802
Phone: 803-643-2121
Website: www.aikenracinghalloffame.com

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Monday through Friday
8:10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Mailing Address
P.O Box 1177
Aiken, SC 29802

Physical Address
111 Chesterfield St. S
Aiken, SC 29801

Phone:
803-642-7654