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AWARE, Inc., announces its inaugural Kentucky Derby event.


JACKSON, MI – AWARE, Inc., announces its inaugural Kentucky Derby event. This exciting new event will feature southern fare, mint juleps and a cash bar, wagering games, a best hat and best tie competition, and live entertainment throughout with a live stream of the 2022 Kentucky Derby. Tickets are $85 per person, $150 for two, or $500 for a table of six and include a meal with a drink ticket for each guest and access to the fun.

AWARE, Inc., offers 24-hour crisis and referral services, temporary shelter, housing advocacy, counseling support, public awareness and community education, legal advocacy, and supervised visitation and safe exchange services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their children.


The Kentucky Derby event will be held Saturday, May 7, 2022, in the Commonwealth Commerce Center Grand Ballroom. We will kick off with a cocktail hour for sponsors starting at 4 p.m. and will be joined by the rest of our guests starting at 5 p.m. Guests can enjoy our wagering games and cash bar until dinner begins at 6 p.m. Post time for the Kentucky Derby is 6:58 p.m.


AWARE thanks the Jackson community for their continued support of its mission to eliminate domestic and sexual violence while promoting social change and empowering survivors by offering free shelter and services. AWARE is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization and a United Way partner.

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