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Always Bet On Youth Casino Night To Benefit Valley Youth House

This month, the Valley Youth House in conjunction with Liberty Property Trust, encourages you to “come out and roll the dice for youth” at their annual Always Bet on Youth Casino Night fundraising event, at the state-of-the-art Comcast Center. While participating in professionally-dealt games to benefit a great cause,  guests will partake in a silent auction, enjoy  hors d’oeuvres, and listen to good music. Chips are included with every ticket purchase.

Photo Credit: www.vyhphila.org

Photo Credit: vyhphila.org

The Greater Philadelphia Valley Youth House helps approximately 1500 youth each year, by providing shelter and other programs to “help youth succeed” in the transition from foster care to independence. The annual casino night helps to organization collect funding for the various programs.

Photo Credit: www.http://environeticsdesign.wordpress.com

Photo Credit: environeticsdesign.wordpress.com

Liberty Property Trust is “dedicated to giving back to our communities on a local level.” It’s Founder, the late Willard “Bill” Rouse III, understood the importance of giving and receiving assistance in the time of need, so there is no surprise that the company is the presenting sponsor of the casino night.

If you are looking to be entertained, while making an investment in our community’s youth, this is a night you don’t want to miss.

Always Bet on Youth Casino Night

WHEN: Saturday, March 23, 2013  7 – 11PM

One Comcast Center – Main Lobby
1701 JFK Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA
Ph. 215-925- 3180

TICKETS: Purchase tickets here


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