Derby Night to benefit Memorial Hospital to be held on Saturday night

Miss Georgia 2014 Maggie Bridges with her tiara | Photo Copyright Matt Boyd Photography
Miss Georgia 2014 Maggie Bridges will meet and greet with guests at the Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Derby Night | Photo Copyright Matt Boyd Photography

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.

Cocker spaniel puppy - auction item
Cocker spaniel puppy – auction item
Necklace - Raffle item
Necklace – Raffle item
River tube - auction item
River tube – auction item

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.

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