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Casino Night In Kimball

Event Raises About $8,000 After Expenses


March 5, 2020

For The Observer

Players saw plenty of action Saturday at the roulette table during the Kimball Hospital Foundation's second annual Casino Night in the Kimball Event Center. The event to benefit the hospital drew about 180 people.

The Kimball Hospital Foundation’s second annual Casino Night at the Kimball Event Center drew about 180 people to support the foundation’s fundraising efforts to purchase a new heart defibrillator/monitor for use in the hospital emergency room.

The event raised about $8,000 after expenses.

Games offered by 16 total casino staff included blackjack roulette, craps and poker.  After three hours of gambling, participants traded in their chips for drawing tickets for $2,000 in cash prizes. 

Among the live auction prizes, Doug Gunderson was high bidder for an AutoLok Industries AL-15 “Nebraska Huskers Special Edition” rifle and scope donated by Jim Cederburg; Tiffani Anderson won a two-night stay at the Grand Z Casino Hotel with spending cash donated by Gene and Shortie Kiefer; Dave and Trish Lukassen won a Vince’s Corner gift basket including 18 holes of golf for four at Four Winds Golf Course; Stephanie Risk-McElroy won a 55-inch smart TV donated by Ken and Cynthia Hunter; Jay Fennell won a 2020 membership to Four Winds Golf Course donated by Vince’s Corner; Jordan Liley won a spa treatment package donated by Anu Therapeutic Spa and Salon and Joe Fennell won a two-person guided waterfowl hunting trip donated by Dallan Juelfs and Banner Capital Bank. 


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