Kentucky Mountain Laurel Foundation Mission Statement:
The Kentucky Mountain Laurel Foundation, Inc. was created to perpetuate the longevity and tradition of the Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival by providing financial support. 


Kentucky Mountain Laurel Foundation Members


Camden Skidmore, President

Charles "Buddy" Bishop, Treasurer

Jennifer Jones, Secretary

Neale Bennett

Charles "Chuck" Bishop

Howard Bush

Katherine Capps

Lisa Cleary

Rosemary Parsons

Billie Jo Setzer

Colby Slusher

Edward Wilson




The Foundation is an IRS approved 501 (c) (3)corporation and all donations are tax exempt.  If you would like to make a donation please makes checks can be made payable to Kentucky Mountain Laurel Foundation and mailed to: Buddy Bishop, % First State Financial, PO Box 400, Middlesboro, KY 40965.  If you would like your donation to be in “honor” or “memory” of someone please designate it on the check or in an attached note. 


Donate to the Kentucky Mountain Laurel Foundation. The festival wouldn’t exist without your contributions.