Rapid Growth: Horsing around for great opportunities with a Downtown Derby

The Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan (DSAWM) is a resource and advocacy organization promoting public awareness and supporting lifelong opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome and their families. Down syndrome is the most commonly occurring chromosomal condition, occurring in one in every 691 babies born each year.

This very energetic organization will once again be bringing the Kentucky Derby to town on May 5 this year to raise funds for the Association and the vital educational programs it provides.

The 2012 Winners Cup Benefit incorporates the viewing of the Kentucky Derby with silent and live auctions, a sit-down dinner, guest speaker and dancing with a live band. Guests arrive in their best “Derby” attire, including the famously stylish hats and dresses for the ladies, while the men generally don blazers and seersucker suits.

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