Derby 150 Shop Local & Woman Owned Guide

  WINE & DINE   Black Jockeys Lounge Downtown blackjockeyslounge.com 630 @ Fourth Stree, Louisville, KY (502) 587-0526 In the heart of a world paused by the pandemic, a unique venture was born, one that would transcend the temporary stillness to celebrate a rich and often overlooked heritage. The founding of the Black Jockeys Lounge is a story of inspiration, partnership, and transformation. Amidst the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19, Tawana Bain found an opportunity to collaborate with PPATH (Project to Protect African American Turf History), a move that would set the stage for something extraordinary. [...]

By |2024-04-11T11:07:14-04:00April 11, 2024|Career, Derby, Digital Exclusives|

Beyond the Crown | 2024 Kentucky Derby Princesses

Written By: Tiffany Felts | Photos By: Jolea Brown In the heart of Louisville, Kentucky, amidst the excitement of the Derby Festival, lies a tradition that transcends mere pageantry. The 2024 Kentucky Derby Festival Royal Court is more than just symbols of elegance and grace, these young women embody the essence of civic leadership, academic excellence, and community service. Rooted in a legacy spanning over six decades, the Princess Program has been a cornerstone of the Derby Festival since its inception. Established in 1957, just two years after the Festival's inception, the program has evolved [...]

By |2024-04-10T09:34:37-04:00April 10, 2024|Career, Derby, Digital Exclusives|

Bringing Derby to Life Through Innovation

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_image align="center" force_fullwidth="on" align_tablet="center" align_last_edited="on|desktop" admin_label="Featured Image" _builder_version="3.23.3" src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/P.L.TM-Bringing-Derby-to-Life-5.jpg"][/et_pb_image][et_pb_text admin_label="Image Caption" _builder_version="3.8" text_font="||on||||||" text_text_color="#6d6d6d" text_font_size="10px" text_orientation="center" max_width="90%" module_alignment="center" saved_tabs="all"][/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"] Kristin Warfield Vice President of Partnerships, Churchill Downs Kristin Warfield and her team are putting the spotlight on Churchill Downs through developing corporate partnerships that will elevate the racetrack’s brand. Her team also oversees the Kentucky Derby licensing program, which includes the production and distribution of the collectible mint julep glass each [...]

By |2021-09-21T10:44:15-04:00April 30, 2021|Derby|

Bringing Derby to Life Through Entertainment

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_image align="center" force_fullwidth="on" align_tablet="center" align_last_edited="on|desktop" admin_label="Featured Image" _builder_version="3.23.3" src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/P.L.TM-Bringing-Derby-to-Life-4.jpg"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"] Lisa Higgins, owner Mint Julep Experiences Now is a great time to treat yourself to a Derby adventure. Lisa Higgins, owner of Mint Julep Experiences, specializes in coordinating bourbon distillery tours, horse farm tours and food tours. The company, which started in 2008, provides an opportunity for people to learn more about Kentucky’s heritage. “Although we knew there would be a need for [...]

By |2021-09-21T10:44:29-04:00April 30, 2021|Derby|

Bringing Derby to Life Through Sights + Sounds

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_image align="center" force_fullwidth="on" align_tablet="center" align_last_edited="on|desktop" admin_label="Featured Image" _builder_version="3.23.3" src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/P.L.TM-Bringing-Derby-to-Life-1.jpg"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"] Dodie Howlett Vice President of Marketing and Creative Strategy Kentucky Derby Festival Whether you’re running in the KDF marathons or watching the Pegasus Parade, each year the Kentucky Derby Festival has something everyone can enjoy — and Dodie Howlett is doing everything she can to make the Festival shine brighter. Dodie oversees the KDF brand, their advertising campaign, and helps develop special [...]

By |2021-04-29T10:18:53-04:00April 30, 2021|Derby, Style|

An Inspiration for Every Story of Strength: Shannon Sullivan

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By |2021-09-21T10:45:21-04:00April 29, 2021|Derby|
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