A Cause For Courage

A Vintage Casino Night

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Our Main Event…

Learn about the amazing work The Shriners Hospital for Children - Tampa does for our children and what The Black Dagger Military Hunt Club does for our military veterans.
Please join us Saturday, September 15, 2018 for a “Vegas-style” Casino Night at the Rialto Theatre while supporting the impactful and important fundraising efforts for Shriners Hospitals for Children – Tampa and The Black Dagger Military Hunt Club, along with our Special Guest emcee Topher Morrison, Key Person of Influence USA and author of Collaboration Economy and The Book on Public Speaking. We will have festive dance music of the vintage era as we bid on wonderful silent and live auction packages. Our event will feature all the familiar gaming tables to enjoy and everyone can participate whether you are a beginner or an advanced player! Dealers will be on hand to teach you how to play and you could walk away with some exciting prizes!

2018 Charities

The Black Dagger Military Hunt Club Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity that provides adaptive shooting, hunting, fishing and other outdoor opportunities for military veterans. We are stronger when you stand with us - to help our heroes heal!
Shriners Hospitals for Children — Tampa provides care and gives specialty pediatric services in a family-centered environment, regardless of the ability to pay for children from birth to 18 years.

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Event Details

 

Event Details

 
Date: Sept. 15, 2018 Time: 5:30pm - 10pm Location: Rialto Theater 617 North Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602

Silent Auction

 
To Donate to the silent auction or casino winners circle please contact: Shannon Wheatley info@tampabayfunboat.com

Last Years Event

The Rat Pack Casino Night was our first “Vegas-style” Casino Night held at the Egypt Shriners Stu Lang Activities Center for the Shriners Hospitals for Children – Tampa’s’ transportation fund. Our emcee, Tampa Bay Area TV and Radio Personality, Nancy Alexander, along with MGM Friends Charity partners and Local corporate sponsors & restaurants, Shriners’ hospital staff and members, and numerous community attendees raised $10,000 for the transportation fund of the hospital.

Sponsorships

Your contributions to this event will help provide financial support for the patients of Shriners Hospital for Children - Tampa and the military veterans of Black Dagger Military Hunt Club.

DIAMOND PRESENTING SPONSOR - $10,000

Reserved Seating for 8 guests | $10,000 in complimentary Casino Bucks and 2 free drink tickets for each guest |Sponsor recognition during program |Casino Table recognition - Large logo on all tables as major sponsor | Logo on event websites and on exclusive major sponsor event signage | Logo on Event Program front cover | Sponsor recognition in press releases and radio mentions | MGM Friends Directory - 1 year Super Sponsor membership ($500 value) | “Lunch & Shoot” with Special Ops (up to 4 people) provided by Black Dagger Military Hunt Club.

GOLDEN NUGGET SPONSORS $5000

Reserved Seating for 8 guests | $10,000 in complimentary Casino Bucks and 2 free drink ticket for each guest| Sponsor recognition during program |Table Sponsor recognition at event | Logo displayed on event websites | Large Logo displayed in Silent Auction Area & Event Program | MGM Friends Directory - 1 year Sponsor membership ($250 value) | “Lunch & Shoot” with Special Ops (up to people) provided by Black Dagger Military Hunt Club.

ELITE ENTERTAINMENT SPONSORS - $2500

Reserved Seating for 8 guests | $10,000 Casino Bucks and 2 drink tickets for each guest | Sponsor recognition during program |Table Sponsor recognition at event | Logo displayed on event websites | Large Logo displayed in the Entertainment Area Program | MGM Friends Directory - 1 year Friend membership ($150 value).

POKER FACE - TABLE SPONSOR $1000 ( sold out )

Reserved Seating for 8 guests | $5,000 Casino Bucks and 2 drink tickets for each guest | Sponsor recognition during program |Table Sponsor recognition at event | Logo displayed with associate sponsors on event signage | Logo in Event Program.

GAME TABLE SPONORSHIPS - $750 & 500

1 -TEXAS HOLD’EM, 2- ROULETTE & 2 CRAPS TABLE SPONSORS - $750 EACH (5 AVAILABLE)

Tickets for 4 to the Casino Night | $2,500 Casino Bucks and 2 drink tickets for each guest | Logo in Event Program | Signage
prominently displayed above one of sponsor’s choice - Texas Hold‘Em, Roulette or Craps table.

BLACK JACK TABLE SPONSORS - $500 (4 AVAILABLE)

Tickets for 2 to the Casino Night | $1,500 Casino Bucks and 2 drink tickets for each guest | Company mentioned in Event
Program | Signage prominently displayed above one of five Black Jack casino tables.

ACE OF HEARTS SLOTS SPONSOR - $250 (2 AVAILABLE)

Tickets for 2 to the Casino Night | $1000 Casino Bucks and 2 drink tickets for each guest | Signage prominently displayed above one of our four slot machines | Company mentioned in the Event Program

2018 Sponsors

2018 Restaurant Sponsors

Our 2018 Committee Members

Let’s introduce the group of people who work diligently behind the scenes to make this event a night to remember.

Honorary Chair
Dave Winters
Retired Air Force
Black Dagger Military Hunt Club
Event Chairs
Woogie Bajgier

Committee Chairs
Woogie Bajgier - Event Chair
Shannon Wheatley - Auction Co-Chair Elizabeth Redd       - Auction Co-Chair Georgianna Strickland - Restaurant Chair
Courtney Weil - Co-Restaurant Chair
Mike Murphy - IT & Logistics Chair
Nikki Murphy - Events and Set-up Chair
Robert Bradshaw - Volunteer Chair

Committee Members

Paula Blanda
Doug Smaus
Jay Wazelle