Spirit 2017

We're off to the races -- The Spirit 17 Kentucky Derby Gala is almost here.

Spirit 17 Kentucky Derby Gala

The St. James Healthcare Foundation invites you to put on your big hats and bowties for a fun-filled evening with a southern twist held on March 25, 2017 at the Montana Tech HPER Complex. Sip on a mint julep, dive into the southern faire and saddle up for Butte’s most exciting liv

e and silent auction! The focus of this year’s event will be upon the “heart” of our hospital, our St. James Heart Center.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call 406-782-5670 or purchase online by clicking here.

We also are selling raffle tickets ($100 each) for a chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Churchill Downs for the 2017 Kentucky Derby!  The package includes:

  • 2 first floor clubhouse tickets to the Kentucky Derby
  • 3 nights' stay at the Hyatt Place Louisville East (Thurs – Sat)
  • Transportation to and from the event and your hotel
  • $500 travel voucher!

Only 200 tickets will be sold and proceeds will benefit our St. James Heart Center. The winner will be drawn at the Gala on March 25, 2017. To purchase your raffle ticket, call 782-5670 or purchase online here.

If you are interested in sponsoring the event, you can choose from several different levels.  Click here to download the sponsor form.

A Big Thank You to our current sponsors!


  • Big Sky Senior Living
  • James & Chloe Gilman Charitable Foundation, Inc.
  • St. James Healthcare


  • Anderson ZurMuehlen
  • Bouton Construction
  • Montana Interventional and Diagnostic Radiology Specialists, PLLC
  • Montana Pro Audio
  • REC Silicon
  • Riddle's Jewelry


  • Best Western PLUS Butte Plaza Inn & Hampton Inn
  • Maura & Brandon DeShaw
  • Jay & Lana Doyle
  • Garlington, Lohn & Robinson
  • Montana Orthopedics
  • Montana Resources/The Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation
  • The Montana Standard
  • Norco/Kissler Family Foundation
  • Pioneer Technical Services
  • Rocky Mountain Credit Union
  • Steele's Furniture

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