Roulette, craps, black jack, Texas Hold’em—the green felt tables were full by the end of the night at Lucky Dog Casino Night.
This year, instead of our traditional Black Tie & Tails dinner dance, we decided to hold a casino night. We had a blast, and we hope our guests did, too!
The Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey was decked out for the night with cards, dice, and poker chips. The evening started with a reception. Guests chatted and perused the silent auction items ringing the room. This year, there were over 60 items for guests to bid on, including a beautiful wreath, dog gift baskets, stunning jewelry, a designer scarf, and luggage filled with board games.
We all enjoyed a delicious dinner of Chicken Wellington, with vanilla ice cream and cookies for dessert. After dinner, we auctioned off a beautiful hand-stitched quilt; Fruity Drink Night at the home of our director, Nancy; puppy naming rights, and of course, a vacation in Las Vegas.
The gaming tables opened up after that. Each guest was given a voucher with chips and soon some guests had piles of colorful chips stacked in front of them. At the end of the night, the four people with the most chips received prizes: a wine tasting trip for 12, a designer dog bowl and brush, a lovely woven blanket, and an SSD sweatshirt.
Thank you to all of our volunteers who helped set up and make sure the evening ran smoothly. And a special thank you to all of our volunteer casino dealers!