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Night at the Races Scheduled for March 5th
By Tourism Industry Partner
The Grand Lake Area Chamber announced the Night at the Races event for March 5th at Cherokee Yacht Club from 7-10 pm.
“This is the 40th Anniversary of the Grand Lake Area Chamber of Commerce,” said Tad Jones. “We want to kickoff the season with a fun event for everyone.”
The Night of the Races has been a special event for several years during Welcome Back Weekend. There will be a number of races that everyone can use their “funny money” to play with and there will be several side events including a silent auction, a live auction and in Kentucky Derby style – a Derby Hat contest.
“This has always been a fun event for everyone,” said Jaime Dobbins Chamber President. “This has been a great event to help make the Welcome Back Weekend a great start for the season.”
If you would like to attend the event, tickets can be purchased at the Chamber office for $25 or you can buy a ticket for $20 if you are going to wear a hat. Any hat will do. There will also be opportunities to own a horse or sponsor a jockey.
There are also sponsorship levels available which includes more individual tickets and the Chamber would like businesses to make the 40th year special by being a sponsor and inviting clients and customers to this kickoff event.
Grand Lake Area Chamber
Night at the Races
March 5, 2011
Cherokee Yacht Club
Tickets for the event are $20 if you wear a hat and $25 for hatless. Appetizers and cash bar.
Suite - $250 – includes 6 tickets to event, favors, bar service, 6 drink tickets, decorate your suite, and horse in one race. (Suites are limited so please get yours now)
Derby and Crazy hat contest – 50/50 winnings
Fun filled Infield Games between races.
Sponsorships are available at the follow levels:
Own the Race Track - $10,000 – includes 24 tickets to event plus your logo on ALL advertising
Sponsor the bar or the food - $500 each – includes 12 tickets to event plus your logo on advertising and you many decorate the area
Sponsor a Race - $250 – includes 6 tickets to event plus your logo on advertising
Own a Horse or Jockey - $50
Grand Lake Chamber of Commerce