Decked Out Ron’s Run Arrives On Derby Day

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kentucky2There is more than just the Kentucky Derby run9happening on Saturday.

So grab your hat.

Coinciding with the famed horse race on Saturday,  is the annual Ron’s Run for the Roses, an area  fundraiser at Folly Farms in Simsbury  benefiting  The Ron Foley Foundation and pancreatic cancer research.

One of the highlights of the mint julep and seersucker affair is the headwear, fabulously decadent  wide-brimmed, shadow box, cloche and picture-style hats. kentucky3

We had a crash course on creating the perfect headpiece thanks to a group of Hartford area women who have been longtime supporters of the cause, and of course, a stylish chapeau !

To find out why and how some committee members get  elegantly hat-ready each year, go here.


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