Buffalo Trace Millennium Bourbon Barrel BottleBid on this collectors edition Buffalo Trace Millennium Barrel bottle #165 of only 174 bottles from the Buffalo Trace Millennium Barrel. This may be the last bottle of the extremely limited edition collection which hasn’t been sold in 2011. The rare Bourbon inside this bottle was placed to age in Warehouse V, the world’s only bonded single barrel aging warehouse,  on Dec. 31st, 1999 at the end of the last millennium. It was aged for nearly 12 years and bottled in a beautifully handwritten and individually numbered bottle.This Millennium Barrel bottle has been packaged in a numbered hardwood showcase box and includes a piece of this historic barrel’s charred oak stave and a brochure explaining the significance of this collector’s edition.

Buffalo Trace offer all 174 bottles to charitable organizations to auction off and raise money for their worthwhile causes. This may be your last chance to auction.

Buffalo Trace Distillery Warehouse

This commemorative bottling of the Buffalo Trace Millennium Barrel will not be available in stores.

This auction is being hosted, monitored and held by Kurtz Auction & Realty, 305 Frederica Street Owensboro, KY 42301 for the benefit of Owensboro Rotary Club, a registered non-profit organization. See information on them below. All proceeds of the auction will benefit The Owensboro Rotary Club. All bidders, viewers and all other parties understand and agree that BourbonBlog.com / Oxford Dreamer LLC assumes no responsibility nor liability for this auction, the product being auctioned, nor any complaint, action or cause arising out of this auction, product, or consumption of the Bourbon. All aforementioned parties also agree to our Terms of Service. All bidders agree they are of legal drinking age.

Rotary is an organization of business and professional persons united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world. One of over 32,000 local clubs, the Owensboro Rotary Club was chartered in 1915 and is part of District 6710.

The Owensboro Rotary Club has a long history of supporting community projects that make Owensboro a better place in which to work and live. Each year the club, through the Owensboro Rotary Club Foundation, makes financial contributions to eligible community organizations in four areas:

1) Health and Human Services

2) Civic Programs

3) Education

4) Culture and the Arts.

Organizations must follow an application process to be considered for a Community Benefit Contribution. The Rotary Youth Fund program helps students prepare for the beginning of school each year and provides continued assistance throughout the school year.  The Youth Fund provides funding for school supplies, haircuts, physicals, vision exams and glasses, dental care, immunizations and much more.

Lack of safe, clean water is one of the most serious problems plaguing the/our  planet.  In response to this humanitarian concern, the Owensboro Rotary Club, in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island, Washington and Rotary International, has supported the drilling of several boreholes in the Kaberamaido district of Uganda, Africa.

In 2002 the Owensboro Rotary Club adopted the major challenge of constructing of an indoor playground for area families. The facility, housed at the Owensboro Area Museum of Science and History, provides children, their parents, grandparents or caregivers a safe place to play when inclement weather would otherwise keep them indoors.

The club acknowledges its appreciation to weekly program speakers by donating books from the schools’ Accelerated Reader Lists to the local public library in their honor. A bookplate affixed to the inside front cover of each book bears the name of the speaker and a place for his/her signature along with a notation that the item was donated to the library in his/her honor.

The Owensboro Rotary Club also participates in community service projects such as Salvation Army bell ringing and the WBKR-Bell South Pioneers Christmas Wish Program.

In all The Owensboro Rotary Club through the Owensboro Rotary Foundation Believes in and it’s actions are always in support of the Rotary Motto “Service above Self” and applies the Rotary test to the clubs actions, “Is it the truth?  Is it fair to all concerned?  Will it build good will and better friendships?   Is it beneficial to all concerned?

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