Bourbon & Bowties 2019: Celebrating 10 years of helping kids

Two families with one common cause. That’s what led to the creation of Bourbon & Bowties, now celebrating its 10th year as a premier fundraising event for the Children’s Hospital Foundation. Finding a way to […]

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Get a bow tie or neck tie for Derby and help kids

Derby week is the time to get that new bow tie or neck tie for the festivities. The Children’s Hospital Foundation is working with several retailers in the area to offer special bow ties and […]

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2018 Bourbon & Bowties raised $234,000

Thank you to everyone who made this year’s Bourbon & Bowties event a success for Norton Children’s Hospital! We are so grateful to our sponsors, chefs, guests and supporters. Thanks to you, $234,000 was raised to support […]

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43 Louisville chefs cooking for a cause at Bourbon & Bowties

The ninth annual Bourbon & BowtiesTM to benefit Norton Children’s Hospital through the Children’s Hospital Foundation features a record 43 of Louisville’s best-known and up-and-coming chefs in one night. The June 7 event, presented by […]

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What it’s like to be a kid with Type 1 diabetes

The eighth annual Bourbon & Bowties event on June 8, 2017, honored 13-year-old Mason Christensen. Doctors diagnosed Mason with Type 1 diabetes in 2013 when he was 9 years old. That’s the same age his […]

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Bringing Bourbon & Bowties to life

This story was originally published on June 2015 and has been updated. My name is Anna-Maria Beck, and I was the honoree of the 2014 Bourbon & Bowties fundraiser. I loved it! I was not only involved […]

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Cancer took our little brother

Cancer should only occur in old people — old people we don’t know. It was awful, as little kids, when our grandmom died of lung cancer. That was our frame of reference for the injustice […]

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Snapchat Rewind: Bourbon & Bowties

Each year, Bourbon & Bowties is held in honor or memory of a child who was cared for at Norton Children’s Hospital, and each year’s event features a custom-designed bow tie and tie created with […]

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Faith and strength help teen through battle with cancer

This story was originally published on Oct. 24, 2014 and has been updated. 2011 was a blessed year for Laurel Dortch as she received news from her doctors that she was cancer-free. After three surgeries, […]

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