Monday, May 6, 2013

Scenes from A Day At The Races 2013

(top left) Best Hat Winner: Alia Reiniers  (top right) Best Dressed Couple: Sharla and Vladimir Stavanovic
(bottom) Judges: Maxine Trowbridge, Rachael Abrams, Blake Stephenson and Cynthia Smoot
Whitney Brune, Best Dressed Man Guy Dilger and Best Dressed Woman Heather Imada
(left) Jose Reyes (middle) Jennie Lieber and Benny Black (right) Fox 4's Natalie Solis

In honor of the running of the 139th Kentucky Derby, the Lee Park Junior Conservancy hosted the 5th annual “Day at the Races” on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at historic Arlington Hall at Lee Park. The “Day at the Races” event is a way for the community to come together to raise funds for the preservation and conservation of beautiful and historic Arlington Hall as well as the further development of Lee Park. Classic Kentucky Derby Chic was the attire and great Southern Cuisine, Mint Juleps, cigar rolling, live entertainment, dancing, silent auction, and race day gaming made the event a spectacular day. I was thrilled to be a judge in the "Best Hat" and "Best Dressed" contests along with Blake Stephenson, Publisher, Modern Luxury Dallas; Maxine Trowbridge, Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Pink Memo and Rachel Abrams, Associate Editor, CultureMap Dallas.

The Lee Park Junior Conservancy is one of the fastest-growing organizations in Dallas for young professionals. It offers a variety of opportunities for its participants to meet new people, expand their social and business network, spread the word about the Conservancy, and raise funds for its work. The Junior Conservancy has been designed for those young professionals who want to experience very special social, networking and philanthropic opportunities, who are ready to give something back to the community, and who are interested in helping develop and conserve the most scenic urban green space in Dallas. For more information on this group, visit

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