Allied Arts Named beneficiary of Chappelwood Financial Services’ Kentucky Derby Soiree






OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., April 20, 2022 — Allied Arts is pleased to announce that the organization has been chosen as the beneficiary of ChappelWood Financial Services’ 6th annual Kentucky Derby Soiree, taking place on May 6, 2022, at 11:30 a.m. at 1725 E. 15th Street in Edmond. In true Kentucky Derby fashion, the event will entertain guests with a competition for the most stylish, largest hat, displays of red roses, mint juleps, original artwork, and southern fare.


Victoria Woods, CEO of ChappelWood Financial Services, is nationally recognized but is an Oklahoman through and through with a commitment to helping make our state a better place to live and work. “My focus is to help provide arts education for the underserved communities in our state and Allied Arts helps facilitate that goal”, said Woods.


The event will also feature the opportunity for guests to bid on raffle packages including Andrea Bocelli concert tickets, Oklahoma City Philharmonic tickets, a 2-night stay at Club Quarters Hotel in New York City, and many more luxurious items.


All proceeds from the Kentucky Derby Soiree will go toward the Allied Arts Educational Outreach Program and the more than 40 cultural nonprofits that it supports annually. Tickets are limited and cost $20. To purchase tickets, contact ChappelWood Financial at 405-348-0909 or go to the Allied Arts OKC website










About Allied Arts

As a United Arts Fund, Allied Arts works to broaden support for the arts by raising financial support for cultural organizations, encouraging participation and attendance, advocating for arts education, and promoting excellence in the arts and arts management. Since its founding in 1971, the organization has raised more than $82 million to advance the arts in central Oklahoma. Learn more at


Allied Arts counts more than 40 nonprofit cultural organizations under its umbrella. Member agencies include:

  • Ambassadors’ Concert Choir
  • Arts Council Oklahoma City
  • Canterbury Voices
  • Carpenter Square Theatre
  • Cimarron Opera
  • deadCenter Film
  • Firehouse Art Center
  • Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma and Thelma Gaylord Academy
  • Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art
  • Metropolitan School of Dance
  • National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
  • OK City Chorus
  • Oklahoma Children’s Theatre
  • Oklahoma City Ballet
  • Oklahoma City Museum of Art
  • Oklahoma City Philharmonic
  • Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
  • Oklahoma Shakespeare
  • Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition (OVAC)
  • Oklahoma Youth Orchestras
  • Opry Heritage Foundation of Oklahoma
  • Prairie Dance Theatre
  • Red Earth, Inc.
  • Science Museum Oklahoma
  • The Sooner Theatre


For more information, contact Allied Arts at 405.278.8944 or visit



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