Calling Local Businesses – Get Noticed at the ‘Kentucky Derby Party’ By Donating Auction Items!

The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation is now accepting auction donations for the 2013 Kentucky Derby Party on May 4, presented by Gulfcoast Coin & Jewelry. The Chamber Foundation is a 501©(3) organization, and all contributions are tax deductible with proceeds directly benefiting the annual scholarship program. To date, the Foundation has awarded $90,000 in scholarships to deserving area high-school and college students.


The Derby Party is Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Club at Grandezza, in Estero. Party festivities include a welcome cocktail reception, best hat contest, stick pony derby races, raffles and silent auction, live broadcast of the Derby race on big screens followed by and a gourmet dinner and a live auction. This event is open to the public and the community is encouraged to attend. Tickets are $95.00 per person. Chamber member business sponsorships are available by contacting the Chamber office.

In addition to the satisfaction of supporting local scholarship recipients, contributors will receive significant exposure to business leaders attending the event, members of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce, and the greater community through marketing promotions for the event.

Join the Chamber Foundation in their quest to award more scholarships this year than ever before, and experience first-hand the fun, fame, and traditions of the 2013 Kentucky Derby Party. To donate an item for the event, contact Cindy Burgess at (239) 992-2943 and or visit

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply