Black Jack, Black Cats and Boo’z Raises $18,200

The Heights Foundation’s Black Jack, Black Cats and Boo’z raised $18,200 to benefit educational programs for at-risk kids in Harlem Heights. The event, held Saturday, October 26, 2019 at The Heights Center, featured casino games including Black Jack, Craps, Roulette and Poker.

Cristina and Bryan FilsonGuests enjoyed live music, a spooky signature cocktail, a silent auction, raffle and door prizes. Event sponsors included Golisano Children’s Hospital, LEE HEALTH, entech, Mutual of Omaha and Pristine Landscape. Bahama Breeze Island Grille, Fort Myers, and Fine Folk Pizza provided food for the event. The emcee was Gina Birch.

Bryan and Christina Filson were awarded best overall costume and most creative costume. Armando and Tamara Llechu were voted best couple.

“We had a fun evening featuring casino games, costumes and cocktails,” said Kathryn Kelly, President and CEO of The Heights Foundation. “In addition to having a great time, guests supported educational programs at The Heights Center including after-school, summer camp, our charter school and early learning center.”

For more information about The Heights Foundation visit www.heightsfoundation.org or call (239) 482-7706.

Photos by Vandy Major