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P4KR’s 4th Annual Derby For a Cure Fundraiser

  • The Loveland Moose Lodge 227 East Loveland Avenue Loveland, OH, 45140 (map)

Join us on Saturday, May 2 for the P4KR Fourth Annual Derby for a Cure Fundraiser.

2015 marks the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby, and this year’s Derby Day Party hosted by Anne Rugari for Partners for Krabbe Research (P4KR) is going to be bigger and better!

We are happy to announce that due to the popularity of this event, it has been moved to a bigger venue to host more people.  This year, it is being held at the Loveland Moose Lodge in Loveland, Ohio.

The doors open at 4:00 p.m. for this fun day of Derby activities featuring the bandLove Train.  Come dressed in your best Derby attire and be ready to walk the Red Carpet through Millionaire’s Row for the best hat and overall outfit. A BBQ Buffet will be provided from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. with Love Train taking the stage after the Derby Race and the best outfit judging conclude.  There will be fun activities throughout the day to help raise money for P4KR, including Split the Pot and a chance to win a wheelbarrow full of wine!  There will also be great items on the Silent Auction table.  Each person will get 2 free drink tickets with their ticket purchase, and there will be a cash bar available for Mint Juleps, Wine, and Beer.


Saturday, May 2, 2015
4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.


The Loveland Moose Lodge
227 E. Loveland Ave
Loveland, Ohio 45130

Activities to look forward to

  • 2 Free Drink Tickets per person
  • BBQ Buffet
  • Cash Bar with Mint Juleps, Wine, and Beer
  • Millionaires Row Derby Day Outfit Judging
  • Silent Auction Table
  • Raffles for “Wheelbarrow O’ Wine” and “Scratch-Off Lottery Tree”
  • Split The Pot
  • Derby Race Wagering
  • Music by Love Train!
  • Dancing!
  • Did we mention Mint Juleps?
  • Hanging and Dancing with Friends
  • Helping Raise Money for a Great Cause

Anne and Gina Rugari

Gina Rugari is the beautiful daughter of Anne and is now thriving at age 15 due to her early diagnosis and the radical transplant intervention as a newborn. Anne Rugari and her family have been affected by Krabbe Disease for 29 years, since the birth of her son, Nick, who passed away at a year old.  Anne shares Nick and Gina’s journey in hopes to raise awareness and to support researchers to find a cure for Krabbe. Anne has one living son, Phil, who was born without the disease. To learn more about Anne and Gina’s journey, visit their Facebook page.

Earlier Event: January 14
Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser
Later Event: November 27
P4KR Christmas Tree Fundraiser