paws4people® is hosting its 9th Annual Derby4Dogs Charity Event on May 6 to raise funds for its mission of providing assistance dogs free of charge to people in need.
paws4people is excited for its 9th Annual Derby4Dogs Garden Party Fundraiser presented by Kingoff’s Jewelers this Saturday, May 6. The event will be held at Cape Fear Community College’s Union Station in the indoor ballroom and rooftop patio, rain or shine.
This event will include a Puppy Derby, signature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live and silent auctions and a big-screen viewing of The Kentucky Derby. Prizes will be awarded for the best hat and bow tie.
New this year is the Bourbon Lounge sponsored by Seacoast Wealth Management, and limited add-on tickets are available for the first VIP tasting experience. Whether you are a novice or a bourbon aficionado, the curated tastings will showcase influences of flavor and highlight bourbon craftsmanship.
The event’s online auction is now open. Click here to view, watch and bid on your favorite baskets, experiences, art and more. If you do not live in the Wilmington area, they can ship everything (with the exception of wine and spirits) anywhere in the United States.
paws4people® is a nonprofit organization based in Wilmington and a fully accredited member of Assistance Dogs International. The organization has trained and placed, free of charge, more than 1,200 service, facility and emotional support dogs since its founding in July 1999. To learn more, click here.
Want to go?
paws4people® 9th Annual Derby4Dogs Garden Party Fundraiser
Saturday, May 6, 4:30 to 7:30 pm
Cape Fear Community College’s Union Station, 502 N. Front Street, Wilmington