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Saturday, May 4, 2019
Mid-America Center, Council Bluffs
4:30pm to 8:00pm

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. 


To purchase tickets, please contact Ashley Flater - aflater@themicahhouse.org to inquire about purchasing tickets for the event.


Thank you to this year’s generous sponsors!


Black Hills Energy
Doll Distributing
First National Bank
Frontier Savings Bank
Harrah’s and Horseshoe Casinos
HGM Associates
Jennie Edmundson Hospital
Kinseth Hospitality
Lund Ross

Mid American Energy
Red Giant Oil
Security National Bank
SilverStone Group
TD Ameritrade
The Daily Nonpareil
Tyson Foods
Union Pacific
US Bank
Veridian Credit Union


Diamond Raffle

Purchase a $30 raffle ticket for your chance at winning a beautiful ladies white gold and diamond halo pendant necklace. Only 100 tickets available!

2018 Diamond valued at $1,650 generously donated by: Gunderson's Jewelers!


Best Dressed

Dress in your Kentucky Derby best! Prizes will be awarded to attendees in the following categories...

  • Most Dapper Dresser

  • Best Hat

Check out photos from last year’s event on Facebook!


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. 


Silent Auction

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

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Nights of Shelter

Last year, MICAH House served 857 individuals -- 55% of those were children. Your donation at the event provides a safe place for families and individuals to stay.


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.
Pictured: 2017 Award Winner Janet Wilson.