Monday, April 27, 2009

Derby Day is right around the corner!

Did you answer yes!! Then we are looking forward to seeing you on Saturday, May 2nd from 3:30 - 6:30 at the Volunteer Center's 17th Annual Derby Day party! We have a wonderful afternoon planned with delicious southern fare, authentic mint juleps, great music, wine tasting, prizes, an exciting live and silent auction and of course, the Kentucky Derby!

In the spirit of the Derby, prizes will be awarded for the Most Elegant Hat for the ladies and Most Outrageous Tie for the gents. We suggest that you wear comfortable casual-elegant attire and low-heeled shoes, plus a wrap or jacket if the weather is cool.

Here's a preview of a few items that will be featured in the Derby Day live and silent auction:

One week stay in Martha's Vineyard beach house
Sailboat ride on the Hudson
One week at lakefront retreat in the Catskills
Beachfront accomodations in St. Maarten
Weekend trips to Vermont
Laser facial treatments
Baseball autographed by Joe DiMaggio
Ted Williams autographed photo
Painting of racehorse Secretariat, signed by the artist and Ron Turcotte
Interior Design consultation
Gift certificates, home goods, gourmet items...
and much more!

You'll also want to take a chance on our 50/50 raffle - top prize could be $5,000!

It's not too late to invite more friends to join you - click here for more information or to order tickets online. Questions? Call 201-489-9454 or email

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