Cards, Chips, and a Cause

Charity Casino Night, benefiting Gulfside Hospice & Pasco Palliative Care, will feature mystery prize drawings, silent auction, and door prizes in addition to casino-style gaming.

The fundraiser is set for Saturday, July 14 from 6 – 10pm at Gulfside’s West Clinical Office, 6117 Trouble Creek Road in New Port Richey. Each guest will receive fun money tokens for playing games at casino-style tables. Guests will also have the opportunity to win prizes in tournament style games. For a donation of $15, guests may opt to receive a mystery bottle of wine or restaurant gift card worth at least that price in the Wine Pull and Restaurant Roulette.

“There will be something for everyone to enjoy at Charity Casino Night, whether it’s card games, mystery drawings, or the silent auction,” said Carla Armstrong, Director of Philanthropy.

“The real winners are the nearly 400 patients and families cared for by Gulfside Hospice every day, regardless of their ability to pay.”

Event gaming includes Black Jack, Craps, Roulette, Poker and Texas Hold ‘Em. Tickets are $35 per person in advance, and $40 each at the door. Admission includes three hours of gaming, fun money tokens, door prizes, hors d’oeuvres, one free drink from the cash bar and a photo booth souvenir. Guests ages 21 and up are welcome, and cocktail attire is requested. Tickets can be pre-purchased online anytime at

For more information about the event or sponsorship opportunities, contact Leesa Fryer, Fundraising Events Coordinator, at 727-845-5707 or

Current event sponsors include King Sponsors Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home, O2 Solutions, Rite Technology, Queen Sponsor Trinity Spine Center, and Jack Sponsor Cornerstone Wealth Management.

About Gulfside Hospice & Pasco Palliative Care:
Gulfside Hospice, licensed in 1989, has been Pasco County’s premier hospice or choice for 30 years. Pasco Palliative Care, licensed in 2009, offers pain management and symptom control to those living with a chronic illness. Gulfside employs more than 250 professionals and has more than 300 volunteers, serving more than 400 patients daily. Gulfside is the only hospice that serves Pasco County exclusively, and was the first hospice in Pasco to receive the Joint Commission’s Seal of Approval Accreditation. For more information, call 800-561-4883 or visit


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