This year’s participants in the Kentucky Derby Party Hat Contest

Walsh University Women’s Kentucky Derby Party Fundraiser

In May, the Walsh University Women’s Committee hosted its annual Kentucky Derby fundraiser at Brookside Country Club. Marking one of the largest turnouts in event history, more than 130 guests donned their best Derby attire and enjoyed a three-course dinner and Southern-style mint juleps while Troy and Kyle Grove, alongside Steve Paidas, provided lively tunes and trackside commentary during the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby.

In May, the Walsh University Women’s Committee hosted its annual Kentucky Derby fundraiser at Brookside Country Club. Marking one of the largest turnouts in event history, more than 130 guests donned their best Derby attire and enjoyed a three-course dinner and Southern-style mint juleps while Troy and Kyle Grove, alongside Steve Paidas, provided lively tunes and trackside commentary during the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby. Honorary chairmen for the evening were Ted and Marilyn Stults, and Judy Foust and Jacqueline Polnik served as event co-chairmen. The event also included live betting on two races, a ladies hat contest, raffles and silent auction.

Where to buy

The Repository
Select Rite Aid Stores
Spee-D Foods
Buehler's Fresh Foods
Fishers Foods, including 44th Street NW, Tuscarawas St. W, Fulton Drive, Lincoln Way E. and Cleveland Ave. NW locations
Aultman Hospital Gift Shop
Mercy Medical Center Gift Shop
Gervasi Vineyard Marketplace
Carpe Diem Coffee Shop, downtown Canton and Belden Village Mall locations
News Depot
Avenue Arts Marketplace
Yum Yum Tree Alliance
Grapes in a Glass