Duneland Education Foundation to Host 2nd Annual Derby Downs

By: Duneland Education Foundation Last Updated: August 10, 2011

duneland-education-foundationThe Duneland Education Foundation will host the 2nd Annual Derby Downs on August 13, 2011 at Sunset Hill Farm County Park from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

The “horses” will run the Derby Downs race, providing entertainment and the opportunity for race sponsors, runners and Derby guests to win up to $500 in random drawings.

With each $20 ticket purchased, guests will receive 10 Derby Dollars to cast their votes on who they believe will win, place and show in the race. In addition, all guests will receive a Southern style BBQ by Ruge & Sons, entertainment and participation in the Best-Darn-Derby-Hat contest. A cash bar by the Upper Deck and a silent auction will be offered. All guests must be at least 21 years old. Come out and ENJOY THE FUN!

In addition to, Derby Downs Teams already include “Jockeys” from: Anton Insurance, Chesterton-Porter Rotary, Chesterton Duneland Kiwanis, Diane Burrow’s Lowrollers Bunco Club, Harris Welsh & Lukmann, Lakeside Wealth Management, Porter County Parks & Recreation, Trout Glass & Mirror/1st American Management, Duneland Resale, Teacher’s Credit Union, Hodges & Davis !!

Some Sponsorships still available!

Tickets may be purchased at Anton Insurance, Duneland Resale, Hopkins Ace Hardware, and Porter Bank, Trout Glass & Mirror and from Foundation members. They can also be requested at foundation@dunelandeducationfoundation.org or at 219-405-8902. Limited tickets will be sold at gate.