On behalf of the more than 160 members of the Downtown Franklin Rotary Club, we would like to request your consideration to attend and support the Jockeys & Juleps Kentucky Derby Party, our club’s signature charitable fundraiser, May 4, 2024 at The Park at Harlinsdale Farm.

About Jockeys & Juleps Kentucky Derby Party

The 6th annual Jockeys & Juleps Kentucky Derby Party will be a gathering of more than 500 attendees under tents to celebrate the “Run for the Roses”. The evening will include:

  • Viewing of the Kentucky Derby 
  • Catered dinner and an open bar
  • Live music and dancing
  • Live and Silent Auctions
  • Bourbon tastings

Funds raised from Jockeys & Juleps will benefit local and international charities through the Downtown Franklin Rotary Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization.

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Sponsorship Information

The Downtown Franklin Rotary Club (DFRC) invites you and your company to join us in sponsoring the Jockeys and Juleps Kentucky Derby Party.  We have several sponsorship packages to choose from this year.  For more information, please click the button below.

To sign up for a sponsorship package, please contact Steve Bacon at


Please contact:


The 2024 Jockeys & Juleps Kentucky Derby Party Steering Committee

Lorrie Graves,

Jill Luna,

Donna Beatty 

Steve Bacon

Karla Landrum

C.J. Monte

Don Vick

Cathi Aycock

Hawkins Cornwell 

Nanci Filkins

Don Beatty

Jerome Bannister

David Landrum

Christina McClary

Kathy Reynolds

Coleman Aycock 

Karen Clark