Children's Advocacy Center Hosts Casino Royale, A Fish And Chips Fundraiser, On May 10

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The Children’s Advocacy Center of Hamilton County will host Casino Royale, a Fish and Chips event on May 10, at Stratton Hall.  

Dinner will be provided by Bluewater Grille with custom desserts by The Bread Basket. Beer, wine, and vodka tastings will be complimentary, courtesy of Athens Distributing and Chattanooga Brewing Company. Complimentary casino games with prizes (like Nike duffel bags and gift certificates from local restaurants) and a silent auction round out the evening.  

Tickets options are as follows: 

  • General Admission - $75 per person
  • VIP – Upgrading to $150 per person gets one an exclusive invitation to the Patron Party at 6 p.m. in the Ruby Red Lounge where one will enjoy hors d’oeuvres by Bluewater and a fully stocked bar. The Ruby Red Lounge will remain available to VIPs all evening and will also include some private gaming tables with top-notch prizes.

The event will be held from 7-11 p.m. VIPs arrive at 6 p.m.

All proceeds benefit the Children's Advocacy Center of Hamilton County, a nonprofit agency dedicated to those affected by alleged child abuse or neglect by offering help, hope, and healing. To purchase tickets to Casino Royale-a Fish & Chips Event, please go to www.cachc.org or call 423 266-6918.  



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