Former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and NFL Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw will be the guest speaker at the 10th annual Race for Grace dinner which supports the Kentucky Race Track Chaplaincy. The fundraising dinner will be held Monday, April 30 at 6 p.m. in Millionaire's Row at Churchill Downs, 700 Central Avenue.
Bradshaw won four Super Bowl titles during a six-year period with the Pittsburgh Steelers. After retiring from the game in 1984, Bradshaw joined CBS Sports as a game analyst and commentator on The NFL Today. In 1994, he moved to Fox Sports where he continues to provide analysis on Fox NFL Sunday.
At the dinner, Bradshaw will share his journey as a born-again Christian and give testimony about how a spiritual awakening changed his life. Also scheduled to appear is Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day who has been an active voice for the race track chaplaincy since his retirement from racing. The program will be emceed by Wave TV's Jackie Hays.
In addition to dinner and motivational testimonies, musical entertainment and live and silent auctions will be held.
Founded in 1972, the Race Track Chaplaincy of America, is a non-profit interdenominational organization that provides ministry services to Kentucky race tracks. The Kentucky division of the chaplaincy was formally established in 1989. Chaplains bring the interdenominational ministry to backside workers at Churchill Downs, Ellis Park, and Turfway Park race tracks as well as thoroughbred training centers in Kentucky. The Race for Grace is the primary source of funding for the Kentucky Race Track Chaplaincy.
Tickets are $150 per person or $1,200 for a table of eight. For ticket reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Christ Chapel at (502) 636-4476. For more information about the ministry at Kentucky racetracks, visit www.kychaplaincy.org.
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