About the Event

Women of Waynesville is proud to present its Inaugural Kentucky Derby Gala Fundraiser from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at The Waynesville Inn.

Tickets cost $35 a person and include Southern-inspired heavy hors d'oeuvres throughout the evening

• Cash bar featuring a Mint Julep station

• Kentucky Derby hat/bow-tie contest with celebrity judges

• Bet on four different races during the Derby for a chance to win amazing prizes.

All proceeds will benefit Haywood County Girls on the Run.  

For more information about Girls on the Run, CLICK HERE. 

Get your Kentucky Derby Tickets today! 


The mission of WOW is to provide an outlet for women in the community to join forces with the purpose and collective passion of supporting the needs of women & children in Haywood County. • Since forming in 2012, WOW has raised more than $150,000 for Haywood County charities that support women and children. • WOW members provide much needed volunteer services for community events. • WOW is also building up its “stealth mission” fund to provide financial support for women and children in emergency situations. • Find out more about WOW at www.womenofwaynesville.org or follow us on Facebook.


Meet our Gracious Sponsors:

Interested in becoming a sponsor? It's not too late. Check out how you can become a sponsor HERE. 

Edward Jones
Fred Anderson Nissan
Blue Mountain Chiro
Cataloochee Dental Group
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Angie Franklin State Farm
Nina Howard Studio
Select Homes
Precision Body Works
The Dog House

And Thank you in addition to:

Bill & Cari Gradison of The Gradison Foundation & Teri & Tony Puleo, personal supporters of WOW. 

Without each and every one of you, this event would not be possible. For this, we are forever grateful, from the bottom of our hearts. 

Love, WOW