Kentucky Derby Gala races into Ludlow to benefit annual fundraiser

Kentucky Derby Gala races into Ludlow to benefit annual fundraiser

Saturday, May 6, 5 p.m.—LUDLOW— LPCTV, community television for the Black River Valley and Okemo region, will hold its sixth annual Kentucky Derby Gala charity fundraising event Saturday, May 6 at Willie Dunn’s Grille at the Okemo Valley Golf Course in Ludlow from 5-8 p.m.

The event will feature a dinner of small plates and entertainment, all included in the per-person ticket price of $30. Entertainment will include several locally-sponsored horse races with charity betting, and viewing of the live Kentucky Derby.

Local businesses and individuals can sponsor their own horses for the charity betting. For $50 per horse, each sponsor gets to name a horse and have it printed in the event program. One winner from each race will receive a prize donated by local merchants. There will also be a small silent auction.

LPCTV is celebrating its 15th year of bringing hyper-local TV and media education to the Ludlow area. The Kentucky Derby Gala serves as the non profit organization’s primary annual fundraiser event.

For more information or tickets, visit lpctv.org. To make prize donations, call 802-228-8808. Tickets will also be available for purchase in-person at Ludlow businesses: LPCTV, The Book Nook, and the Wine & Cheese Depot.

Photo by Jamie Ward
Guests enjoy the grounds at Okemo Valley Golf Club during the Kentucky Derby Gala.

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