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Miller High Ball on Feb. 23 to Support Kosair Charities, Maryhurst

For more information or questions, contact:
Lindsay Wehr, Kosair Charities at or 502.637.7696
Stephanie Smith, Kosair Charities at or 502.637.7696

Media Alert
What: The 2nd Annual Miller High Ball, honoring the late Coach Paulie and Mary Miller, will raise awareness and funds for both Kosair Charities and Maryhurst. Paulie Miller was a “Hall of Fame” football coach who coached five All-Americans and a Heisman Trophy winner from Louisville Flaget High School. He also coached at Trinity High School and the University of Louisville. Following 25 years of coaching, Paulie was elected to serve the community for 18 years as Circuit Court Clerk of Jefferson County. The strength and support behind Paulie was his beloved wife Mary. Event features cocktails, dinner, silent auction and dancing to Kudmani. Sponsors include: Four Roses Bourbon, Tito’s Vodka, Falls City Beer, Old 502 Winery, Belterra Casino and Resort, MPG Media, and Outfront Media. Hundreds of attendees are expected; media welcome for photos and TV/print interviews.

When: Saturday, February 23, 2019
6:30 p.m. (registration), 7:30 p.m. (dinner), 8:15 (live auction), 9 p.m. (live music)

Where: Louisville Marriott East, 1903 Embassy Square Blvd.

Who: Miller family members, Keith Inman of Kosair Charities, Judy Lambeth of Maryhurst, and sponsors will be available for media interviews at 6:30 p.m. or after. Photographers and all media welcome.

Why: The Miller family witnessed their parents, the late Coach Paulie and Mary Miller, reach out to kids and instill in them a “burning desire” to achieve whatever they dreamed. The event hosted by the family is to continue their parent’s efforts to help kids in the community.

About the Charities
Kosair Charities enhances the health and well-being of children by delivering financial support for healthcare, research, education, social services, and child advocacy. We envision a world in which children in need live life to the fullest. For more information, please visit

 Maryhurst, founded by the Sisters of the Good Shephard in 1843 under the direction of Bishop Flaget, is recognized as one of the few agencies in the country capable of caring for youth who are among the most traumatized victims of abuse and neglect. Maryhurst’s programs include behavioral health services, community counseling, a campus based school and residential program, group homes and foster care.
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