Grab Your Hat! 2nd Annual Derby for Duchenne Presented by The Muscular Dystrophy Association

Ladies, grab your biggest and best hat.  Gentlemen, grab your best Derby attire.  Let’s all get together for a little Derby-themed fun to benefit research for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Join the Muscular Dystrophy Association on Saturday, May1, 2010 at the Matt Jones Gallery in Birmingham for it’s 2nd annual Derby for Duchenne event. The event and silent auction will help generate funds directly benefiting research for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Derby for Duchenne features a wide selection of heavy hours d’oeuvres and drinks, including authentic mint juleps provided by Dram Whiskey Bar, live entertainment provided by Allen Barlow and Jon Campbell from The Negotiators, and a silent auction.

Dress is traditional “derby” attire; men can sport their seersucker or a sports coat and women are welcome to wear their large derby hats. The Derby for Duchenne official afterparty is hosted by Dram Whiskey Bar in Mountain Brook Village.

MDA combats neuromuscular diseases through programs of worldwide research, comprehensive medical and community services, and far-reaching professional and public health education. MDA has an office in the heart of Birmingham where it sponsors clinics at Children’s Hospital and The Kirklin Clinic at UAB.

We can’t think of a better time to be had while supporting a great cause.  So

Ticket prices for Derby for Duchenne are $45 per person and $85 per couple, and may be purchased in advance by calling MDA at 205.823.8191, online at, or may be purchased at the door the night of the event.

Also, All My Scoop “Scoopette” cardholders receive a $10 discount on Derby for Duchenne tickets! Check out the “Ticket Information” page for more details!

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