Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Casino Uptown Fundraiser Happens This Thursday

The annual gala fundraiser for Uptown United and Business Partners - The Chamber for Uptown is this Thursday at the historic Aragon Theater. If you haven't bought your ticket yet, here are seven reasons why you should attend:
  1. "DELICIOUS FOOD FROM UPTOWN! Make sure to come hungry because our selection includes tacos and flan-filled vanilla conchas from the recently opened Cantina 1910; southern fried chicken sandwiches from Fat Cat; BBQ pork and egg rolls from Hon Kee and much more! 
  2. 25 CASINO CHIPS AT THE DOOR! Whether you are a newbie or a pro, try your luck at one of 13 casino game tables.
  3. GREAT RAFFLE PRIZES! Cash in your winnings for raffle tickets, and enter to win VIP passes to the Metro, an Acer Aspire Notebook with color printer, a dinner for 10 with wine pairings prepared in your home, a signed Devin Hester Chicago Bears jersey, cooking classes at Baker & Nosh, theater tickets and much more!
  4. HEAR ONE OF THE TOP 5 ACTIVE MALE JAZZ SINGERS IN THE U.S.! Howard Reich of the Chicago Tribune dubbed Paul Marinaro as "one of the most beautiful vocal instruments in the business today." Paul will perform 3 sets in the Aragon's cozy Casabar!
  5. FREE PARKING! Park for free in the Aragon Ballroom parking lot (southeast corner of Lawrence & Winthrop) or the Bridgeview Bank parking lot (southeast corner of Lawrence & Clifton). 
  6. THE ARAGON BALLROOM! Spend an evening "under the stars" in one of Uptown's - and Chicago's - historic, cultural and live entertainment gems (click here to learn more!)
  7. BE THE FIRST TO RECEIVE NORTH MAGAZINE! The first 200 guests will receive a hot-off-the-press copy of NORTH Magazine, a FLATS-crafted publication." 
Tickets are $55 in advance, and $65 at the door. It's tax deductible. Admission includes food, two drink tickets and 25 casino chips. For more info and to buy tickets, click here.

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