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Bulleit Bourbon to Provide Free Transportation and Safe Rides Home to Kentucky Bourbon Festival Attendees

BARDSTOWN, Ky., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For the sixth consecutive year, Bulleit Bourbon will be sponsoring the popular shuttle service and Safe Rides Home program at the Kentucky Bourbon Festival in Bardstown, Kentucky. Each year thousands of people descend upon the small Kentucky town for the nation's premier Bourbon event. Always urging adults to drink responsibly, Bulleit Bourbon is once again leading the way at this iconic event, doing their part to make sure that attendees have a great time and get home safely by offering free rides home.

"There is a tremendous amount of tradition associated with this event," said Tom Bulleit, Founder of Bulleit Bourbon. "The Safe Rides Home program goes a long way to promote social responsibility and we are proud to be sponsoring it for a sixth straight year."

Kentucky Bourbon Festival attendees will be able to take advantage of the free-of-charge shuttle service and Safe Rides Home in one of two ways. They can either arrange a ride or be present at one of the three pick-up locations.

The shuttle service is available to all attendees and is designed for general transportation to and from all of the festival's events. Attendees looking to arrange a ride can call 502-349-7777. Pick-up service is limited to Bardstown and is based on availability.

The three pick-up locations and their operating hours are:

  • Command Post - Corner of N. 5th Street and W. Flaget Street
    • Friday: 3:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
    • Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
    • Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • JIDECO Hall - 901 Withrow Ct.
    • Wednesday: 5:00 p.m - 12:00 a.m.
    • Thursday: 5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
    • Saturday: 5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

  • My Old Kentucky Home State Park - 501 East Stephen Foster Ave. (The Great Hall and Rotunda)
    • Thursday: 5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
    • Friday: 5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

About Diageo

Diageo (Dee-AH-Gee-O) is the world's leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, wines and beer categories. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Guinness, Smirnoff, J&B, Baileys, Cuervo, Tanqueray, Captain Morgan, Crown Royal, Beaulieu Vineyard and Sterling Vineyards wines.

Diageo is a global company, trading in more than 180 countries around the world. The company is listed on both the New York Stock Exchange (DEO) and the London Stock Exchange (DGE). For more information about Diageo, its people, brands and performance, visit us at http://www.diageo.com. For our global resource that promotes responsible drinking through the sharing of best practice tools, information and initiatives, visit DRINKiQ.com.

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    Contacts:   Gillian Cook                        Michael DaRe
                Diageo                              Taylor PR
                646 223 2326                        212.714.5785
                gillian.cook@diageo.com             mdare@taylorpr.com

SOURCE Diageo

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