Day at the Derby


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  • “Ladies at the Down” original artwork by Sunny Palmisano, past treasurer, University Transplant Guild.
    “Ladies at the Down” original artwork by Sunny Palmisano, past treasurer, University Transplant Guild.

    Day at the Derby

    The University Transplant Guild has one annual fundraiser, Day at the Derby.

    The fundraiser for the University Transplant Guild includes watching the "Run for the Roses" on large-screen televisions, refreshments, music from Faze 4, a silent auction and a drawdown. Kentucky Derby attire welcome. For adults only.

    • When: Saturday, May 2, 2015, 4:30-9 p.m.
    • Where: Duling Hall, Jackson
    • Cost: $75 - $250 
    • Age limit: 21+
    • Contact: (601) 984-5078
    • Categories: Advocacy, All, Charity Fundraisers

    Day at the Derby is a fun-filled event wearing Derby fashions and enjoying delicious food and drink, live music and dancing, exciting silent auction items, a draw down and, of course, watching the “Run for the Roses” at Churchill Downs on large-screen televisions. The University Transplant Guild is a non-profit organization which exists to support UMMC's solid organ transplant and ventricular assist device patients and their families. Based on need, the University Transplant Guild may offer educational, physical and pharmacological support.