Benefit Casino night for Elk Grove Food Bank this Friday

Elk Grove Mayor Steve Detrick and Vice Mayor Jim Cooper will be hosting the inaugural Elk Grove Mayoral Charity Casino Night benefitting El...

Elk Grove Mayor Steve Detrick and Vice Mayor Jim Cooper will be hosting the inaugural Elk Grove Mayoral Charity Casino Night benefitting Elk Grove Food Bank Services on Friday, April 8, 2011, at Strikes in Elk Grove.  

“We are pleased that so many local celebrities and community leaders are joining us for this great event for a great cause,” states Detrick.  They include former boxer Tony “The Tiger” Lopez, Good Day Sacramento Host Nick Toma, former football players Ronnie Cruz and Rick Jennings, Cosumnes Community Services District President Michelle Orrock, Elk Grove City Manager Laura Gill, Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Angela Perry, Fox 40 Sportscaster Mark Dempsey and News10 Morning Anchor Dan Elliott.

Casino entrance donation is $25 and includes $2,000 of play money. Registration begins at 6:45 p.m.  “TheMayors’ Casino” will open at 7:00 p.m.  The charity event is sponsored by the Elk Grove Community Connection (EGCC).  There will also be raffle prizes galore donated from local businesses throughout Elk Grove and Sacramento, along with generous sponsorships from community partners.  “The entire community and beyond is coming together to benefit the food bank.   We couldn’t be more pleased,” adds Cooper.

Donation entrance includes Elk Grove City Council member Gary Davis’ Award Winning Chili.   “The Inaugural Mayoral Casino Night is just like my award winning chili: Great ingredients, a tad of spice, and made for a good cause! I am excited to participate,” states Davis.

Net proceeds will benefit Elk Grove Food Bank Services. The food bank’s services include the Food Closet, Clothes Closet, and Support Works.
One key component to the success of this charity event will be sponsorships.  For complete details, further information regarding sponsorships, and/or to purchase tickets, please click on the following link:

http://www.ceniom.com/download/Mayors'%20Charity%20Casino%20Night.pdf
 

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