(WHAS11) -- Get ready to spot the stars as Derby is nearly upon us and one of the biggest events is the night before Derby.
One little observation five years ago became the first step in a long journey for one Louisville mother. Next weekend she'll be honored at the Julep Ball as this year's survivor ambassador.
The party with a purpose The Julep Ball is at the KFC Yum! Center and kicks off at 6:30 p.m.
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