The Beer Hunter's Casino Night, which took place Saturday, January 28, raised $1,100.00 in funds for the Menifee Valley Community Cupboard.
The event was open to the public and held at The Conference Center in Menifee. About 50 people attended. Money was raised through ticket sales.
Corporate sponsors paid for the overhead costs, including renting the tables, use of the room, and providing raffle prizes. Sponsors included Waste Management, Menifee 24/7, Darcy Kuenzi Menifee City Councilmember, PacTen Partners Real Estate Development, RE/MAX Diamond Realty, Royal American Financial Advisors, and Feeling Lucky Entertainment.
Raffle prizes included...
- 4 tickets to the LA Kings, courtesy of Waste Management
- Shark vacuum cleaner, courtesy of Royal American Financial Advisors
- Rice cooker/crock pot, courtesy of Royal American Financial Advisors
- Countertop convection oven, courtesy of Royal American Financial Advisors
- A round of golf in The Beer Hunter Golf Tournament in March, courtesy of The Beer Hunter
- Free massage, courtesy of Massage Envy, Menifee
- Gift Basket from The Basket Lady, courtesy of Menifee Valley Chamber of Commerce
- $200.00 Styling gift basket, courtesy of Regis Salon, Temecula
- Lucky Gift Basket, courtesy of Feeling Lucky Entertainment
- Margarita gift basket, courtesy of Castillo Heating and Air
- Free haircut and style, courtesy of Bellezza Salon
- Free housecleaning, courtesy of Care Free Cleaning
Participants got to experience a photo booth, provided by A Pixture.
The Beer Hunter catered the event, bringing in a roast turkey carving station, BBQ pulled pork, bread, cheese, desserts, cranberry sauce, and cole slaw.
Menifee Valley Chamber of Commerce provided a full bar of beer, wine, and cocktails.
"We're in the business of feeding people", said Dave Hunt, General Manager of The Beer Hunter. "The people at the Cupboard do an amazing job of delivering food to the poor, and we want to help them feed Menifee."
On April 10, 2012, The Beer Hunter will hold it's 2nd Annual Golf Tournament, which will again benefit the Community Cupboard.