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Derby Days in West Virginia!

Get ready for the 19th annual Derby Day Celebration in Lewisburg, WV!  Gateway Industries, of Ronceverte, created and sponsors the “Derby Day Run for the Roses” fund raiser each year.  This year’s event will be held on Saturday, May the 4th, from 3:30 until 7:30 PM at the West Virginia derbyposter2State Fairgrounds.  Each year an average of 500 participants attend the event that models Derby Day as if everyone were actually in Louisville, Kentucky. Besides having fun and giving ladies a good reason to wear decorated hats, the event is designed to help raise money for a very worthwhile organization in Gateway Industries.derbyhats

Many local businesses, as well as the event attendees, support Gateway’s efforts to provide employment, training and services to individuals with disabilities.  Gateway offers assembly, packaging, warehousing and distribution to meet custom sub-contracting needs.  To learn more about this worthwhile organization go www.WVyourWay.com and click on the “Business” heading.  Scroll down and click on the sub-heading “Business Services” and then check the boxes next to the keywords “Assembly, Distribution, or Warehousing.”  You may also scroll down further to the sub-heading “Industry” and either check that box, or click on the word and check the keyword “Industrial Services.”derbyhats2

At Derby Day you will find great food, fun music, a spectacular silent auction and a chance to win some great prizes. You’ll enjoy watching the Kentucky Derby on large screen televisions with a lot of fine folks.  Keep in mind that you’ll derbyfascinatorshave a great time and as well a memorable experience.  Last but not least, you’ll be helping a very good organization – “Gateway Industries.”

Hope to see you there!derbyauction

April 9, 2013 Posted by | Businesses | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment