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Annual Greystone Derby Day Premier Charity Event to be Held on Saturday, May 4, 2024 is Only Two Months Away

Mar 12, 2024 | News

Special Event to Benefit Veterans Outreach of Pennsylvania (VOPA): Tickets On Sale Now

***Plus Special Derby Dash Discount through March!***

Dillsburg, Pa. — Greystone Derby Day is only two months away and will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2024 at Greystone Brew House in Dillsburg, Pa. Tickets are on sale now plus a special Derby Dash Discount is available on ticket purchases throughout March, according to organizers of Central PA’s popular Derby Day charity event. 

Event Co-Chair Jason Viscount says, “Derby Day is always a favorite day for all of us and is extra sweet this year as we celebrate the 150th running of the Kentucky Derby, so we’re offering a special ticket discount for the month of March! A big thank you to our Presenting Co-Sponsors Renewal by Andersen of Central PA and Members 1st Federal Credit Union plus all of our sponsors this year. We always enjoy supporting our veterans and VOPA’s meaningful work and critical mission through this event. Our Committee and restaurant team are creating an amazing menu for attendees along with a fun-filled day. We’re looking forward to this year’s festivities complete with amazing Derby-inspired foods and new games, the BIG RACE, spectacular silent auction items and so much more.”

In the tradition of Churchill Downs, Greystone Derby Day Battle of the Roses is a day full 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 150th Kentucky Derby.  It also is one of the premier Spring charity events that will raise funding for our veterans, through Veterans Outreach of Pennsylvania or VOPA. This year’s Derby Day Presenting Co-Sponsors are Renewal by Andersen of Central PA and Members 1st Federal Credit Union.

WHAT: Greystone Derby Day. Now through the end of March, attendees can take advantage of special Derby Dash Discounts on tickets by visiting  Regular ticket pricing will be offered April through May 4th.
WHEN:  Saturday, May 4, 2024, 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 NOW at Interested sponsors can call 717-578-8818 or email Kelly Viscount at or Jason Viscount

How Greystone Derby Day Benefits VOPA:  

By participating in Derby Day, you are DIRECTLY supporting Veterans Outreach of PA (VOPA’s) Veteran’s Grove featuring their 15 Tiny Homes and the UPMC Pinnacle Foundation Patriots Place Community Center in Harrisburg, Pa. Proceeds from Derby Day will help combat homelessness with VOPA as they finish building the tiny home community to support veterans. Funding will help VOPA provide access to housing, healthcare, wellness, education, employment, and countless other services, as well as their next phase of operation.

“The Derby Day Committee is Honored and Humbled to be part of this Great event. We are Teaming to Win for our Veterans,” Michael Glaser, Event Co-Chair added.

VOPA Co-founder and Chairman, Tom Zimmerman said, “We are truly filled with gratitude for the generous support and funding Greystone Derby Day provides to us for our mission to finish building and operating our 15 Tiny Homes and the UPMC Pinnacle Foundation Patriots Place Community Center for veterans who are currently without shelter. We appreciate everyone who attends Derby Day and all who are involved. This year’s Greystone Derby Day proceeds will help us enormously as we transition into our next phase of operations for our veterans. We continue to witness a phenomenal spirit of giving throughout this Region that overwhelms us with gratitude.”

More Background on this Year’s Charity:

Veterans Outreach of Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit devoted to combatting homelessness among Veterans by providing the support and services needed to promote an empowered life, filled with strength and purpose. We endeavor to restore trust and create opportunities, one Veteran at a time, by offering a therapeutic community comprised of 15 tiny homes and a community center for meals, health care, job training, socialization, and other supports. More information can be found at