Realtors raise the stakes at event
Back by popular demand, the Greater Antelope Valley Association of Realtors will host its 2007 Monopoly Casino Night on June 1, from 6 to 10 p.m., at the new Hellenic Center in Lancaster. The stylish center, located at 43404 30th St. West, has the ambience of a modern casino. The event, a community favorite, features traditional casino games, Texas Hold ‘Em poker, raffle prizes and includes a full dinner. Adding to the fun this year is a best costume contest. Themed after the popular board game Monopoly, the event funds the Association’s TLC/Charitable Giving Program. With 10 tables available for sponsorships, the Texas Hold ‘Em game will accommodate 80 seats, available for play. Players will compete for Visa gift cards in the amount of: grand prize – $500; second prize – $250; third prize – $50. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! For all attendees, the evening event includes Las Vegas favorites such as craps, roulette, Wheel of Fortune and blackjack. Family and friends are invited to join in the festivities; keep in mind this is an adult-only affair. Presale tickets are $22 per person ($25 at the door) and $50 to play Texas Hold ‘Em. For more information on sponsoring a table, participating in the Texas Hold ‘Em tournament or simply enjoying the camaraderie and challenge of Casino Night in the Antelope Valley, call Regina Lawrence at (661) 435-2450 or Edy Ghazarozian at (661) 726-9175. Tickets may be purchased at: the association office at 1112 West Avenue M-4, Palmdale or online at www.gavar.org. Chapman Communications is a public relations firm in Palmdale that handles publicity for GAVAR. They posted this story May 15 on the Antelope Valley hub on valleynews.com.