News release written by Ante4Autism
Ante4Autism event raises $137,981 at 10th annual event at Golden Nugget
Kids and families impacted by autism will once again be the true winners from the event!
Las Vegas, Feb. 21, 2018 – An all-time record was achieved at the 10th Annual Ante4Autism event Saturday, January 27 at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Founder Doug Krinsky is proud to announce that the event raised $137,981 this year! Co-hosts want to thank all the sponsors, players and supporters of the event that evening.
Sponsors included $15,000 Presenting Sponsor Leggett & Platt; $10,000 Final Table sponsor–Symbol Mattress; $10,000 sponsors—Ashley Furniture and Furniture First; $5,000 sponsors—Restonic, Sauder Woodworking Co., Karl and Cathi Glassman, Protect-A-Bed, Eclipse International & Eastman House; $2,500 sponsors—Brooklyn Bedding, A. Lava & Son, High Risk Pregnancy Center of Las Vegas, Planned Furniture Promotions; $1,000 sponsors—Customatic, Roger Magowitz, Malouf, Corsicana Mattress Co., Angelique Clark, Elfa International, Coconis Furniture, Mantua Manufacturing, Shari and Kevin Wagner, Myra Stone—Ashley Marketing Specialist, Custom Fundraising Solutions, Big Sandy Superstores, BoxDrop Mattress & Furniture Direct; $500 sponsors—Furniture Fair, Amber Engine, Janet Pickett and Jim Ruwe, Gary Fazio, David Deye, Jones Fiber, Richmond Furniture Gallery, Devan Chemicals, Cranes Mattress Superstore, Larry McKay, Maxime Knitting; $250 sponsors—Michael Alan Furniture & Design, Englander, Great American, Kevin Toman. Joyce Cassen MD, Shepherd Eye Center, also sponsored.
The five charities that will receive over $20,000 each from the proceeds of the event this year are the Paula and Anthony Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University; Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities at the Touro University, Nevada; Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus, Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders; Autism Speaks; and the National Autism Association, Southeast Ohio Chapter (NAASEO). Information on all five charities can be found on the web site, Ante4Autism.com.
Autism spectrum disorders are diagnosed in one in 68 children in the United States, and one in 42 boys. The co-hosts are committed to helping the families and individuals impacted by autism in any way they can.