Carson City, NV– May 12, 2010 – The $25,000 Franktown Meadows Hunter Derby scheduled for September 19, 2010 in Carson City, Nevada, will feature event décor by Red Carpet Events and Design. Owners Julie Nobis and Karen Nichols will bring ten years of a unique blend of services in event décor as well as meeting and event planning to this unique hunter derby.
Over the next four months Red Carpet Events and Design will work collectively with Franktown Meadows Hunter Derby. They will secure vendor partners, event décor, and overall operational planning to create an event that will make this event an annual celebration everyone will look forward to.
Nobis commented, “Located in the Reno-Tahoe area, Red Carpet Events and Design offers an innovative blend of enthusiastic total event management allowing us to provide our clients with a distinct product that exceeds all of their expectations, and have a great time doing so! We are excited to be a part of the 2010 Franktown Meadows Derby and are looking forward to making this one of the premiere equestrian events in the region.
Nichols and Nobis became involved with the Franktown Meadows Hunter Derby after being introduced to Lynne Garnett and Aimee Lafayette of Franktown Meadows Equestrian Center by Robin Brockelsby. Robin is one of the owners of Creative Coverings, a national specialty linen rental company based in the Reno-Tahoe area. Creative Coverings is one of the vendors involved in the Derby that will be providing fabulous linens used in the guest seating areas at the Franktown Derby.
“The Franktown Derby is a unique event for the Northern Nevada area that people are going to be thrilled about attending,” Nobis stated. “Great food, beautiful horses and a relaxed ambience will insure everyone is having a great time!” Nichols agreed, “The people involved in this event are committed to creating an amazing experience for the participants, the staff, sponsors and the viewing public. We’re looking forward to this being the first of many equestrian events that Red Carpet Events and Design will be involved with.”
For More information about Red Carpet Events and Design please contact Julie Nobis at email@example.com or at (775) 355-1501Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (775) 355-1501or visit http://redcarpeteventsanddesign.com/.
The $25,000 Franktown Meadows Hunter Derby Fast Facts
EVENT: The Franktown Meadows Hunter Derby will be the first standalone hunter derby on the west coast. The derby will be a member event of the United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) International Hunter Derby Series. This charitable event benefits the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation, a non-profit charitable organization that aids the Northern Nevada area.
WHAT: Over the course of three days, riders and spectators will enjoy a variety of exciting events with the best riders, judges, and course designers the sport has to offer. Additionally, those in attendance will enjoy great food, multiple exhibits for all ages, and first class hospitality.
WHERE: Franktown Meadows Equestrian Facility is located 15 minutes south of Reno at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in historic Washoe Valley.
Franktown Meadows Equestrian Facility
4200 Old Highway 395
Carson City, NV 89704
WHEN: Sunday September 19, 2010
DERBY MANAGER: Bobby Murphy of Kentucky Horse Shows LLC
THE FACILITY: Franktown Meadows Equestrian Facility: Located on 41 acres at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Carson City, Nevada.
61 12 x 12 Box Stalls with 12 x 24 Outdoor Runs
3 12 x 16 Box Stalls with 12 x 24 Outdoor Runs
Individual Tack Lockers
Warm and Cold Water Wash Racks
15 Grass Turnouts
125 x 225 Indoor Arena
125 x 215 Outdoor Jumping Arena
125 x 100 Small Arena
Dressage Court and Adjacent Warm-Up Area
Bridle Path and Extensive Trails within Minutes
24-Hour Security with Gated Entrance
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Founded in 1996, the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation is a non-profit, public charity dedicated to supporting the Lake Tahoe community. The Foundation seeks to encourage charitable giving, aid fellow non-profit organizations, and improve community well being. Charitable giving is simple and effective with the Foundation, as they partner with donors to meet charitable giving goals. Providing excellent stewardship of donor’s contributed assets, Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation provides pertinent information regarding how the many generous donations are allocated so as to maximize community benefit. Joining efforts with other local non-profit organizations, the Foundation works together with the organizations they feel implement the types of programs that can provide for community needs. The Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation promotes organizational innovation and collaboration as means by which charitable gifts can be used in the most effective and efficient manner possible.
Parasol provides local leadership by promoting a vision of communities that are healthy, inclusive, and sustainable. Giving every stakeholder a voice, the Foundation encourages lively discussion on current community issues and future community goals. The Northern Nevada & California community has been enriched through the kind generosity of donors, the quality services provided by local non-profits, and the hard work of many volunteers.
For more information about the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation please contact: