MONMOUTH COUNTY,  NJ - It's time for Derby Day! The popular event on many calendars is gearing up for a banner year as the  Monmouth Park Charity Fund, on Saturday May 4, 2019 will be hosting its 16th Annual Kentucky Derby Day Celebration, at Blu Grotto’s beautiful outdoor garden at the historic Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, New Jersey. The 2019 Event Co-Chairs are Maria Farhat Tanzola and Anita Roselle.

Proceeds from this popular event provide critically needed funds to over 50 non-profit organizations in Monmouth County, delivering vital services relating to health, those at risk in the community, and those identified as in need of special services. 

In a press release issued by the Monmouth Park Charity Fund it was stated on their behalf: "We are thrilled to be recognizing the following honorees at this year’s Kentucky Derby Day Celebration: Maureen Lloyd for her tireless support and the countless hours she has given to help so many charities, serving as the leader of Monmouth Park Charity Fund for over 20 years, and for being the spirit and fire behind the success of the Kentucky Derby Day Celebration; Ruth Harms for her dynamic advocacy and philanthropic leadership for many local charities; Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno for serving as a trailblazer with passion and dedication to uphold the well-being of our community; and the Barbara Black Family for sustaining the legacy and mission of Monmouth Park Charity Fund and legendary supporters of our community." 

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Numerous opportunities are available to show support for this grand event. 

The event's Ad Journal is an excellent way to get your business immediately in front of a wide audience for the anticipated sold-out event of 400+ guests.  The Ad Journal is Chaired by Linda Sirico who can be reached at 917.882.4218 or lindasirico@comfortkeepers.com

Back Cover $1,500
Inside Cover $750
Inside Back Cover $750
Full Page $250
Half Page $150
Friends Listing $50

*See bottom of this article for ad specs 

Sponsorships, Tickets & Underwriting Opportunities

Deadline is April 12th to ensure inclusion in event program.

-Event Sponsor $25,000: Premier Reserved Seating for 2 tables of 10, two bottles of champagne, concierge service
throughout the evening, logo/name on invitation, double-page gold level ad in program, inclusion on website and all social media posts, press coverage and prominent event signage.

(Please reserve by February 15, 2019 for inclusion on invitation.)

-Buffet Sponsor $20,000: Premier Reserved Seating for 2 tables of 8, two bottles of champagne, concierge service throughout the evening, double-page silver level ad in program, inclusion on website and all social media posts, press coverage and prominent event signage.

-Run for the Roses Sponsor $15,000: Reserved Seating for 10 guests, full page silver level ad in program, inclusion on
website and all social media posts, press coverage and prominent event signage.

-Mint Julep Sponsor $10,000: Reserved Seating for 8 guests to event, full page blue level ad in program, on website and prominent event signage.

-Winner's Circle Sponsor $7,500: Reserved Seating for 6 guests to event, full page ad in program on website and prominent event signage.

-Military Hero Sponsor $3,000: Supports a table of 10 veterans, wounded warriors or their families to attend event and includes admission for two to the event, signage on Military Hero table and listing in program.

-Paddock Sponsor $1,500: Includes admission for two and listing in program.

-Individual Tickets $250 (Open Seating): Includes admission for one.

-Reserved Tables of 10 $2,500: Available if paid in full by April 26, 2019.

-Tent Underwriter $15,000: Full Page Gold level ad in program, signage at the tent and on website.

-Invitation Underwriter $5,000: Listing on the back of invitation, listing in program, on event signage and on website. (Must reserve by February 15th for inclusion on invitation)

-Entertainment Underwriter $2,500: Listing in program, on event signage and on website.

-Decoration Underwriter $1,500: Centerpiece table signage.

*The following are the specifications related to journal ads:
◆ Double page ads, included in Event and Buffet Sponsorships only, are 11” x 8.5”.
◆ Full page ads are 5.5” x 8.5”.
◆ Half page ads are 5.5” x 4.25”.
◆ A Friends Listing includes only the name of the donor, company or organization.
◆ All measurements are width x height (portrait style).
◆ All ads are black and white.
◆ Ads are non-bleed (there is a .25” border around them).
◆ Ads can be sent as JPEG or Microsoft Word files.
◆ Please email ad files to maria.d.sorensen@icloud.com
◆ Deadline to ensure inclusion in the ad journal is April 12, 2019.

For general questions about the event; Call Deb Heptig at 732.598.1694