January 22, 2013 > 'Casino Night' fundraiser is near
'Casino Night' fundraiser is near
Submitted By New Haven Schools Foundation
The time is drawing close to purchase your tickets for an evening of fun and excitement as the New Haven Schools Foundation (NHSF) holds its second annual "Casino Night" gala on Saturday, February 2. Titled "On a Mississippi Riverboat," the event will include a gourmet Southern buffet dinner and an evening of casino games. The fun starts at 5:30 p.m. and continues until midnight at the Southern Alameda County Buddhist Church, 32975 Alvarado-Niles Rd., in Union City.
Tickets are $100 per person, of which half the cost is tax-deductible. VIP packages and sponsorship opportunities also are available. Attire will be semi-formal and guests must be 21 or older to attend. Tickets can be purchased online at www.nhsfgala.evite.com or by contacting NHSF Executive Director Barbara Aro-Valle at firstname.lastname@example.org or (510) 471-3850.
Guests will receive $1,000 each in casino chips to play poker, black jack, craps and roulette, and compete for raffle prizes. The event also will feature a live and silent auction.
Among the prizes and auction items are:
Two round-trip tickets to Hawaii; a three-day, two-night stay for six at a Truckee-Tahoe cabin; a flat-screen television; a one-night stay at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco; VIP suite for an Oakland A's game; field-level tickets for a San Francisco Giants game; a Kindle fire and many, many more items.
A preview of all prizes is available online at: http://nhsfoundation.com/new/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Prize-Listing-for-website.pdf
The evening's dinner menu features a variety of appetizers; entrŽe dishes offer tri-tip, salmon or vegetarian options as well as a choice of side dishes and a dessert cart, all with a Southern twist. Guests also will receive a specialty cocktail or one glass of wine or a Gordon Biersch beer, or two non-alcoholic beverages.
Proceeds from this fundraising gala will be used to help fund co-curricular and extra-curricular activities for New Haven District students.
New Haven Schools Casino Night Gala
Saturday, Feb 2
5:30 p.m. to midnight
Southern Alameda County Buddhist Church
32975 Alvarado-Niles Rd., Union City
Online tickets: www.nhsfgala.evite.com
$100/person, includes casino chips, dinner and cocktails
Guests must be 21 or older to attend.