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Annual Kentucky Derby Fundraiser

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7th Annual Kentucky Derby Fundraiser, Saturday, May 7, 2022

The 2021 Kentucky Derby hosted a sellout crowd of 120 people and raised over $17,000. All proceeds from this year's event will support the Perinatal Navigator Program at Daviess Community Hospital.

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Committee Members (left to right): Pam Williams, Lynn Goodwin, Ericka Frances, Alicia Fields – DNP, Angie Steiner, Brandon Smith, Marsha Matteson

This program was implemented in 2020 to assist women with resources and help cover the cost of prenatal care and delivery. The average cost per woman is about $4700.00. We anticipate there are 3 - 5 women or more each year who need this help. Without assistance, these women ultimately arrive at our ER with no prior care to deliver a baby and with no money to pay.

Our Navigator (Desiree Lewis) connects with women before, during and after the birth of a child and helps them with education on caring for themselves and their baby. The program also has classes for fathers to help them understand how to care for a newborn.