Special Event to Benefit Nonprofits – Bethesda Mission and Veterans Outreach of Pennsylvania
Dillsburg, PA — In the tradition of Churchill Downs, Greystone Derby Day Battle of the Roses is a day reminiscent of Kentucky Derby fun, complete with a traditional Derby Day menu, mint juleps, a Ladies’ Hat, Derby Gent, Best Derby Couple contests, silent auction, games, entertainment and live showing of the 148th Kentucky Derby. It also is one of the premier Spring charity events to raise funding for meaningful causes and two important charities located in the Midstate, Bethesda Mission and Veterans Outreach of Pennsylvania.
WHEN: Saturday, May 7, 2002, 2:30 p.m. -7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Greystone Brew House, 303 Golf Club Ave, Dillsburg, Pa.
HOW TO GET TICKETS OR BECOME A SPONSOR: Tickets and more information are available at GreystoneDerby.com or available at the door. Interested sponsors can call 717-432-6490.
How Greystone Derby Day Benefits this Year’s Non-profits:
By participating in Derby Day, you are DIRECTLY supporting one man, one woman, one child at a time through Bethesda Mission. Event proceeds provide food, shelter, clothing, medical services and more. In addition, attendees will help combat homelessness with Veterans Outreach of PA as they build a tiny home community to support Veterans through access to housing, health, wellness, education, employment, and a myriad of other services.
Event Chair Michael Glaser said, “Derby Day not only promises to be a fun-filled day for all, complete with incredible food, games, the BIG RACE, contests and more, but it is also a wonderful community networking event to help support two great charities in Central Pennsylvania that combat homelessness,
support our veterans and provide fundamental services and daily essentials for individuals and families
“in need. On behalf of all our sponsors, we are very honored and at the same time very humbled to be hosting this amazing event. “
More Background on this Year’s Charities
—Since 1914, Bethesda Mission has been a missionary arm of the local church, reaching out to men, women, and children of all races, nationalities, and creeds, providing the poor and homeless with shelter, food, clothing, sharing the good news of Jesus Christ, and discipling them in the Christian life.
More information at www.bethesdamission.org.
—Veterans Outreach of Pennsylvania stands to combat homelessness among Veterans by providing support and services needed to promote an empowered life filled with strength and purpose. Restoring trust and creating opportunity, one Veteran at a time. VOPA plans to build a village of 15 tiny homes surrounding a community center for homeless Veterans.
More information at www.veteransoutreachofpa.org.