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108. Five Fun Ways to Support Area Kids During Barrington Children’s Charities’ 2015 Derby Party

108. Five Fun Ways to Support Area Kids During Barrington Children’s Charities’ 2015 Derby Party

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Break out your best hats, dresses and seersucker suits and join Barrington Children’s Charities for their 2015 Kentucky Derby Party coming up from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 2nd.

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This year’s fifth annual event will take place at The Anvil Club, 309 Meier Street in East Dundee.  Funds raised will support Barrington Children’s Charities’ efforts to address the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of children within the Barrington 220 School District area.

Wear your best Derby attire (hats encouraged) and enjoy this fun, exciting event at the newly-remodeled Anvil Club.  Food will be served, there will be an open bar, live music, live Derby broadcast, Best Dressed awards and more!

Tickets cost $125 and can be purchased HERE.

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Did you purchase your tickets yet?  Cool!  Now here are five fun ways you can support area children during this year’s Derby Party….

1. Help Kids by Purchasing a Souvenir Mint Julep Cup

Each year at the Kentucky Derby, more than 120,000 Mint Juleps are enjoyed.  At Barrington Children’s Charities Derby Party, put these numbers to good use.  Purchase a Mint Julep cup to help feed local children in need.  Only 100 cups will be available for purchase at $100 each.  Proceeds go directly to help children in Barrington Children’s Charities’ Blessings in a Backpack program. Purchase your mint julep cup!

2. Take Home Lush Derby Decor

It’s Spring planting time!  This year’s Derby Party decor will be recyclable.  They’re decoration The Anvil Club with beautiful, lush hanging plants that you can purchase to take home – or to give as a gift for Mother’s Day.  Proceeds go toward providing programs for children in need within the District 220 area.  Only fifty planters are available.  Claim yours now!

3. Join the Circle of Roses – New this year!

Barrington Children’s Charities’ Blessings in a Backpack program needs additional funding to cover backpacks of food for long weekends and holidays when at-risk children are out of school.  They’re looking for ten generous donors to give $1,000 each to cover the costs of this program.  Join the Kentucky Derby Circle of Roses an receive a special Kentucky Red Rose boutonniere or corsage to wear!  Join the Circle of Roses Today!

4. Place Your Winning Bets

Purchase your 50/50 raffle tickets online or at the event.  If you purchase online, you can draw your horse picks on Derby day when you check in.  Also new this year, those with tickets for the winning horse will be chosen to split the 50/50 pot which means bigger winnings for you!  Buy your tickets today

5. Anvil Club Membership Offer

Interested in a unique way to donate to Barrington Children’s Charities? All participants attending the Derby Party may enroll to join The Anvil Club for a six-month membership for $150 (that includes a $50 donation to our charity). Simply purchase the membership now or at the event to earn this special offer. Note: Final membership enrollment will be processed after the charity event. Join the Anvil Club Today!

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Barrington Children's Charities - LogoBarrington Children’s Charities is a not-for-profit charitable organization of dedicated men and women working together to positively impact the lives of children. Run entirely by volunteers, BCC donates monies raised to support and address the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of children of the Barrington 220 school district area and chooses its beneficiaries based on need.

For more about their mission, visit

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