4th Annual Angel City Derby


CLIMB Non-Profit Organization presents the 4th Annual Angel City Derby June 21st, 2014. As one of the Media Partners of this years Angel City Derby, I am to excite for yet another awesome day of networking, enjoying smart and educated people, at the race tracks.  Located at the legendary Santa Anita Race Track and inspired by the “Kentucky Derby,” expect a fun filled day designed for networking, fashion, style, and support of a worthy cause: our very own community.  Proceeds raised at this event will go toward developing underserved youth to recognize their innate ability and potential to be competitive collegiate participants, stewards of their community, and effective global leaders.  Established in 2005, CLIMB, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) community based non-profit organization based out of  Los Angeles, California.

Angel City Derby brings together Los Angeles finest and brightest urban professionals.  The event comprise of Complementary Hor’ Dors, Good Music, Horse Races (10), Gift Bags, Best Dressed Contest, Best Female Hat Contest, and much more to enhance the experience of our distinguished guest.

This will be the 4th annual Angel City Derby and its expected to attract several hundred urban professional throughout Southern California.  It has been a great success in the past and we are sure this year’s event will have a similar response if not better.  The video below is actually 2012 Angel City Derby but gives an excellent idea of the event.  Also below is the actual press release for this years derby.

4th Annual Angel City Derby

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                             

Press Contact: Ken Billups 




Racing to Raise Funds to provide entrepreneurship and art programs for local youth

Los Angeles, CA – Creating Leaders In Mind and Body, Inc (CLIMB), a local non-profit will be hosting its Third Annual Angel City Derby: Day at the Races on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the historic Santa Anita Race Track. The third annual event attracted more than 700 guests and raised more than $15,000 for the charity and this year will be no different! Ladies will be adorned in their over the top hats and dainty dresses while the men will show off their Derby Best, all in the name of charity.

“As a product of the greater Los Angeles community, I feel it’s my duty to continue to create effective programming and opportunities for today’s youth,” said CLIMB, Inc. founder, Ken Billups. “However, those ideas require funding to launch and CLIMB is consistently evolving to create memorable events that will generate the resources needed to support our community.”

Inspired by the world-renowned “Kentucky Derby”, CLIMB will hosts an exciting day of networking, fashion & style, competitive fun and most importantly the opportunity to support a worthy cause: tomorrow’s youth.  The Angel City Derby will be comprised of complimentary hors d’oeuvres, good music, raffled prizes, horse races and swag bags. More fun will be discovered during the Best Dressed contest, Best Female Hat contest, and many more accents that will enhance the experience of our distinguished guests. Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.climbinc.org/derby.

For more event details or sponsorship opportunities, please email info@climbinc.org

Who:                            CLIMB, Inc.

What:                            Angel City Derby: Day at the Races

When:                           Saturday, June 21, 2014

                                    12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where:                          Santa Anita Race Track, Arcadia, CA. (Enter & Park: Gate 6)

CLIMB, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a wide-range of services to the community through mentorship, educational programs, professional development seminars and workshops, community initiatives and enrichment activities. CLIMB, Inc. is committed to providing the community with the proper equipment that will assist in “reaching the top.”

CLIMB, Inc. started as a grassroots initiative whose efforts continue to provide resources, opportunities, positive role models and activities that support the development of education, self-esteem and character building of our community – join the CLIMB to success!


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