Due to the COVID-19 Virus and the postponement of the 146th Kentucky Derby, 

Derby Day Soiree has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 5, 2020. 

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Big Hats, Bow Ties, Mint Juleps and 

The 146th Kentucky Derby

"The most exciting two minutes in sports"

Benefiting the children & teens of 

Ele's Place Ann Arbor

Saturday, September 5, 2020 
5:00 - 10:00 pm
The Historic Earhart Manor at Concordia University

Meet Our Event Co-Chairs

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Brian Bouma-Quinn

This is Brian’s second year Co-Chairing Derby Day Soirée!  In addition to Co-Chairing Derby, Brian is an Ele’s Place program helper on Tuesday evenings.   When not busy volunteering at Ele’s Place he is a full-time dad and husband.  Brian and his husband Martin have been together for 23 years and married for almost four years. They have a son, Thomas, who is 17 years old and a daughter Leah, who is 14 years old. The Bouma family live in Ann Arbor and own Bouma Group Realtors. Wait until you see Brian’s Derby outfit for this year’s Derby Day Soirée

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Julie Picknell

Julie Picknell has been a resident of Washtenaw county for over 25 years and a real estate agent at the Charles Reinhart Company the majority of her life. Raising four children in the Saline Area School district, she is very active in local fundraising, is proud to be a retired board member of the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, the Founding Chair of the Annual Townie Street Party, an Ambassador for UMS (University of Michigan Musical Society) and presently the 2020 Co-Chair for Derby Day Soirée supporting Ele’s Place Ann Arbor.

Contact Us

5665 Hines Drive

Ann Arbor, MI 48108



Tel: 734-929-6640

Fax: 734-926-0985

If you are a family in need of support, please contact annarborinfo@elesplace.org 
or call our office at 734.929.6640 and ask to speak with a member of our bereavement staff.

Derby Contact:

If you'd like more information about how to become a member of the 2020 Derby Host Committee or Day of Volunteer at Derby Day Soirée, please fill out the form below:

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