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Henry Clay Memorial Foundation, Ky. Hemp Heritage Alliance to host annual Hemp Social Thursday

The Henry Clay Memorial Foundation in partnership with the Kentucky Hemp Heritage Alliance is hosting its fourth annual Hemp fundraising event on Thursday evening. Henry Clay’s Hemp Social is presented by Kentucky Hemp Works and will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate in Lexington. Guests will enjoy a first-of-its-kind hemp-infused social soiree featuring a CBD Cocktail Competition, hors d’oeuvres, live music, vendors, and a silent auction.

CBD cocktail competitors include Azur Restaurant & Patio, Blue Heron Steakhouse, Le Deauville, Minglewood and Epping’s on Eastside, with hemp-infused foods by Corto Lima and Coles 735 Main. The Patrick McNeese Band will provide live musical entertainment, featuring single “Hemplands.” Vendors include Rock House Brewery with a hemp brown ale, Sav’s Chill with hemp ice cream, Forage Food Truck with hemp foods, as well as hemp product retailers, service providers and educators. Silent auction items range from CBD oils, hemp body products, hemp food items and more.

Purchase tickets vby eamiling hempsocial@givesmart.com

Tickets are $25 advance ($35 at the event) and include five drink tickets, complimentary appetizers, and a commemorative glass. Mocktails and Queen City Hemp CBD Seltzer water will also be available. There will be a limited number of glasses available, so reserve your tickets today. 

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Henry Clay’s Hemp Social is a fundraiser for the Henry Clay Memorial Foundation and the Kentucky Hemp Heritage Alliance to benefit continued hemp education and historic preservation at Ashland through the Heritage Hemp Trail. Each year, the historic site grows a small hemp demonstration plot to educate guests about Kentucky’s rich hemp history and its modern day revival. In December 2018, the crop was legalized under the 2018 Farm Bill. 

Hemp was a principal element of Henry Clay’s personal economy and as a result influenced his public career. He was a staunch advocate of American Hemp and wanted it used exclusively by the U.S. Navy and be prominent in the U.S. marketplace. Learn more here.

From Kentucky Hemp Heritage Alliance

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