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Join the CVH Foundation on May 6 for Big Hats, Bowties and Fast Horses!

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woman in hatsLadies don your best hats, men sport your bowties, and head for the races! Tickets are on sale now for the Carson Valley Health Hospital Foundation’s annual Day at the Derby – a Kentucky Derby party for the Carson Valley held on Saturday, May 6.

In true Kentucky Derby spirit, guests are encouraged to wear classic derby attire. The party starts at 2 p.m. at the Douglas Co. Community Center’s Grand Ballroom. Guests will enjoy complimentary Mint Juleps, a selection of fine southern fare courtesy of North Tahoe Catering Company, bourbon tasting, auction items, and a viewing of the 143rd annual Kentucky Derby live from Churchill Downs. Guests will also have the opportunity to win prizes for the “best hat” and “best dressed.”  

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at or by calling the Foundation office at 775.782.1697. Sponsorship packages are available, and custom sponsorships can be arranged.

The Foundation would like to recognize the following sponsors that have already stepped forward in support of this year’s Derby event: Barton Health, BioFilm Management Inc., First Independent Bank, Minden Med Spa, Remsa/Care Flight, Renown Health, Sierra Nevada Medical Imaging, The Record Courier, and The Pink House. 

Since its establishment in 2009, through fundraising and individual and corporate gifting, the Foundation has made the following healthcare advances available to patients locally: Digital mammography equipment, telemedicine, cutting edge surgery and ultrasound equipment, and more. Over the past year, the Foundation has also launched a women’s breast cancer support fund and two healthcare scholarship programs.

For more information about the CVH Hospital Foundation, visit or call Foundation Director Shannon Albert at 775.782.1512.

Carson Valley Health Hospital Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization with the mission to create resources for CVH to provide healthcare, with a level of excellence leaving a lasting legacy to the quality of life in the Carson Valley.