NAMI Hernando To Host “Kentucky Derby Daze Fundraiser” at Strong Tower Winery

Spring Hill, Florida (March 29, 2016) – NAMI Hernando will host a Kentucky Derby Daze Fundraiser on Saturday, May 7 from 3:30-7:30 pm at Strong Tower Winery, 17810 Forge Dr, Spring Hill, FL 34610. The funds raised will support NAMI Hernando’s community classes for those living with mental illness as well as the building of a life skills learning center for those in recovery.

Tickets are $35 and may be purchased by calling Dave Mickelson, Event Chair, at 352-428-7508. The event will include:

·         Hors D’oeuvres

·         Wine Tasting (Complimentary)

·         Wine for Purchase (Glass or Bottle)

·         Official Souvenir Derby Daze Wine Glass

·         Official Drink – Derby White Sangria w/mint

·         Ladies Fancy Hat Contest

·         “Win-Place-Show” Derby Drawing

·         Horseshoe Competition in the Vines

·         Live Viewing of the Race

·         Marker 48 Brewing Beer Samples

·         Horse Carriage Ride around the Vineyard $10

·         Silent Auction

Prizes will be awarded to one winner in each category of the Win-Place-Show drawing who place their tickets towards the horses selected from each container with the horse’s name.

For more information, please call NAMI Hernando at 352-684-0004 or email

About NAMI Hernando

NAMI Hernando is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization whose mission is “to promote mental health awareness in our community through education, advocacy and outreach while improving the quality of life toward recovery for all who are living with mental illness, their families and their supporters.”