The annual Derby Night to benefit the Memorial Hospital Foundation will be held Saturday, May 2nd at Southwind Plantation in Decatur County at 7 p.m.
Co-organizer Cheryl Waddell Morrow says:
“Don’t miss out on the fun! Live Band, Great Food, Miss Georgia, Maggie Bridges, Derby Hat Contest, Prizes, drawing for diamond pendant necklace, live and Silent auctions items.. Thank you Sponsors and everyone who donated for this great cause! We couldn’t have done it without YOU!! Get your Derby Ticket today and put on your dancing shoes and let’s CELEBRATE!”
Some auction items that will be available include a Mexico Beach vacation, a porch swing bed, a gun, dinner and limo ride for six, outdoor furniture, a Great big Mable inflatable, two FSU football season tickets, a collection of crystal pieces, fitness memberships, luggage, dance and etiquette classes, BHS football package and much, much more.
Ladies are encouraged to wear their “Kentucky Derby” attire and hat. There will be a contest to judge the most beautiful hat as well as the wildest hat. $10 raffle tickets are available for a chance to win a .75 ct. diamond necklace donated by a local jeweler.
Derby Night tickets are $50 per person and includes seated dinner. Call (229) 243-6100, Extension 477 or Extension 425 to purchase event or raffle tickets.
The Memorial Hospital and Manor Foundation was organized in 1989. The Memorial Hospital and Manor Foundation has donated over $1.3 million to the hospital for equipment purchases and other capital improvements.