Pair of Derby Eve parties raise funds for cancer research

By Jon Chrisos – bio | email

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Derby weekend kicked off in high style with star-studded parties. The Mint Jubilee and Julep Ball attracted singers, authors, athletes, and actors. The glitz and glamour from Hollywood made their way to Louisville.

They are both parties with purpose. Money raised from both goes toward cancer research, treatment, and awareness.

The Mint Jubilee at the Palace Theater raises money for a cancer foundation. Money from the Julep Ball at the Galt House goes to the James Graham Brown Cancer Center.

Tickets for each event cost $500.

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