CASA of Hancock County’s Poker Run is Saturday

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CASA of Hancock County will hold its 3rd Annual Poker Run by land or by water on Saturday, July 9, 2016. Day of registration will begin at 10 a.m. at the Harbor House Steamer, 3401 Yacht Club Drive in Diamondhead.  You can also pre-register on Friday, July 8 from 5-7pm at the Harbor House or at the Ugly Pirate, 144 Demontluzin St. in Bay St. Louis. 

Participants will return to the Harbor House by 4 p.m. to have their poker hands dealt by volunteer dealers from the Silver Slipper Casino & Crescent City School of Gaming. DJ Rod Morris will provide the entertainment and CASA will hold a summer themed auction. CASA will sell t-shirts and other products at the event. Enjoy fun in the sun with friends all while supporting a great cause!

CASA would like to thank its 2016 Poker Run sponsors including this year’s title sponsor, Gulf Coast Pools. Other sponsors include Team Waste, Rex Distributors, Keesler Federal Credit Union and James J. Chiniche, P.A. Inc., Civil Engineer & Land Surveyor.

CASA of Hancock County is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that utilizes trained community members to advocate for children who through no fault of their own are involved in the complex and overburdened child welfare and youth court systems. CASA relies on the communities support to continue this work. Although the program is comprised of volunteers, there are costs associated with screening, training and supporting volunteer child advocates.  Monies raised from the poker run will ensure that the CASA program not only continues to exist but also expands to increase the number of children served.

For more information on the Poker Run or to inquire about becoming a CASA advocate please call 228.344.0419 or visit our website at www.casahancockcounty.org

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