Shepherd Center’s Derby Day May 6 at Chastain Horse Park

In or near Atlanta?  Why not make this weekend a DERBY DAY and help Shepherd Center raise money!!!  I just received this email and wanted to share with you all. This is not a sponsored post.  I know of family and friends who have stayed there before, so I thought it would be nice to share.

Shepherd Center’s Derby Day May 6 at Chastain Horse Park
All Proceeds Benefit Shepherd Center’s Recreation Therapy Department

WHAT: Derby Day is an annual fundraising event held in conjunction with the Kentucky Derby that benefits Shepherd Center’s Recreation Therapy Department. This is the 35th year that Derby Day has helped bring the magic of Churchill Downs to life for metro Atlanta while supporting the hospital.

Tickets are available at www.derbyday.com. ($100) 
Guests will enjoy:
  • Food and beverages
  • Live music
  • Casino and lawn games
  • Live and silent auctions
  • Live, big-screen broadcast of the Kentucky Derby
WHO: Shepherd Center Foundation
Shepherd Center’s Junior Committee
Kelly Edens, Recreation Therapy Manager at Shepherd Center

WHEN: Saturday, May 6, 2016, 2:00 to 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Chastain Horse Park
4371 Powers Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30342

WHY: Research shows that productive and positive use of recreation time for someone with a disability is not only desirable, it is imperative. Shepherd Center’s Recreation Therapy Department helps people with a disability caused by injury or disease lead healthy and active lifestyles as independently as possible through meaningful recreation activities, education, skill development, and community reintegration. Shepherd Center is home to the largest team of recreation therapy specialists in the nation.

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