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Hats and Horses Kentucky Derby Fundraising Event - 4/25/2017 -

Iberia Parish Foundation to Host Kentucky Derby Party

Deadline to purchase tickets Monday, May 1

(New Iberia, LA) – The Iberia Parish Foundation (IPF), an affiliate of Community Foundation of Acadiana, is hosting a Kentucky Derby party on Saturday, May 6 from 3:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Five Star Stables in New Iberia.

The event will feature the live racing action of the 143nd Derby on a large screen. Attendees will enjoy mint juleps and other beverages and southern fare appetizers and desserts. Friendly wagering will be had and there will be contests for the Best Hat for Ladies and the Best Dapper Man.

Iberia Parish Foundation Board Chair Beverly G. Shea said, "We wanted to have a unique and fun event to benefit the Iberia Parish Foundation. This event will fund our philanthropic activities and our annual grant cycle.”

Tickets for the "Hats & Horses” themed event are available for $100 each or $1,500 for a reserved sponsor table of eight. Tickets to the event can be purchased by visiting or by calling the Foundation at 337-769-4842. The deadline to purchase tickets is Monday, May 1. Event proceeds will help fund the Iberia Parish Foundation’s philanthropic activities throughout the year.

The event is supported by Five Star Stables and Iberia On Tap.

The Iberia Parish Foundation is an affiliate of Community Foundation of Acadiana and has a separate board of directors, specifically for the benefit of Iberia Parish. The purpose of the Iberia Parish Foundation is to fund programs which broadly impact Iberia Parish and tofocus on enhancing the quality of life in Iberia Parish.Please visit for a list of the local board of directors or for more information.


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