Event Overview

Champagne and Diamonds
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Mid-America Center
4:30pm - 8:30pm

Champagne and Diamonds is the best Kentucky Derby event in the area. You and your guests will be able to participate by placing race bets, providing nights of shelter, bidding in the silent and live auctions, and so much more. You can find details about all aspects of the event listed below. 

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Diamond Raffle

Purchase one of 100 $30 raffle tickets for your chance at winning a beautiful ladies white gold and diamond halo pendant necklace.

Value: $1,650

Generously donated by: Gunderson's Jewelers

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Best Dressed

Come to the event dressed in your Kentucky Derby best. Prizes will awarded to attendees in the following categories...

  • Most Dapper Dresser
  • Best Hat
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race bets

Take your chances on the winner of the Kentucky Derby! Submit your winning guess, and be entered to win a $50 Hy-Vee gift card. 

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Silent Auction

This year's silent and live auctions include packages for everyone. From sports to wine, you will find something you just have to have!

Online bidding will be available soon!

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Nights of Shelter

Last year, MICAH House served 897 individuals -- 55% of those were children. Your donation at the event provides a safe place for families and individuals to stay.

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Open Heart Award

Each year, MICAH House honors a dedicated volunteer in loving memory of Laura Rutledge. Laura’s spirit and dedication will live on in those who give of themselves as generously as she did through the annual Laura Rutledge Open Heart Award.