Rockford, Mich. (WOTV) - The Horsin' Around at the Derby event is a one-of-a-kind event where community members came to sport their most fabulous Derby Hat while enjoying a live auction, derby food and a LIVE simulcast of the big race.
"The Kentucky Derby is proud to partner with Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding at this event to benefit Equest's special equestrians" says Churchill Downs, Home of the Kentucky Derby.
The ribbon cutting and Grand Re-Opening of the center celebrated with more than 300 distinguished guests from the Greater Grand Rapids community. WOTV4Women's Maranda is Mistress of Ceremonies, and has been on Equest's Board of Directors for the past 10 years.
The Derby is a benefit for Equest Kids which provides therapy to physically, mentally, socially/emotionally challenged individuals. The Equest Program integrates unique academic, social and physical skills using horses as a catalyst. See photos below of supporters in the community sporting their Derby Hats for Equest's Kids.
One person is dead after firefighters found the victim's body inside a condominium complex in Kalamazoo Township that was on fire Wednesday afternoon.
11 fire departments from several counties were called out to a fire at an adult entertainment club Wednesday afternoon.
Holland police were searching for 28-year-old Mark Steven Randall Harris, who was considered armed and dangerous, but arrested him late Wednesday night.