ELMIRA, NY – You are cordially invited to Catholic Charities’ Fourth Annual Gala – Run for the Roses: Kentucky Derby Ball. This night of enchantment and entertainment is presented by The Hilliard Corporation and will commence at six o’clock in the evening on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the Elmira Country Club.

Festivities will include: a live screening of the Kentucky Derby (6:20 PM sharp), cocktail hour with jazzy sounds of Dino Losito, delicious hors d’oeuvres, pasta and carving stations, derby hat contest and lots of dancing to our new band… Orient ExpressOrientExpressBand

And don’t forget to browse our selection of high-end auction items. Dress in your best derby attire – big hats are encouraged!

It’s your opportunity to get swept away in the magic while raising vital funds for Catholic Charities, your local partner in poverty relief. Last year’s Roaring Twenties Event raised over $20,000 for our most vulnerable community members.

Sponsorships, auction items and/or your attendance is requested. Get your tickets today, as a limited number will be sold. Tickets are $75 per guest and can be obtained by calling 607-734-9784 or online here. We hope you will join us for the elegance and tradition of the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby!
Catholic Charities works to ensure that people have food, clothing, shelter, medical services, and the ability to achieve a decent standard of living.