May 27, 2011
For Media Release
Contact: Erika Gunselman
Monte Carlo Night in the ‘Burg
To benefit community service and those with special needs
Fredericksburg, VA (FPRC) May 27, 2011 — Business owners of Fredericksburg Virginia have come together to support the Fredericksburg Jaycees first held Monte Carlo night event by donating over $5,000 worth of prizes.
Held at the newly built Courtyard Marriott in Historic Downtown Fredericksburg, the Monte Carlo Night event will benefit special needs adult and children by donating to Camp Virginia. Camp Virginia, a 501 (c) 3 organization, provides outdoor recreational and educational facility for children and adults with special needs located in Bedford, Virginia.
On Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Monte Carlo Night in the ‘Burg will provide the community a chance to play authentic casino games provided by Metro Casino Parties. Over 50 prizes will go to the winners of the door prize raffle, which will be held every 20 minutes, and to game prize winners.
The event will take place at the Courtyard Marriott, 620 Caroline Street in downtown Fredericksburg. Ticket prices range from $30 – $55. Room packages and tickets can be purchased at www.fredjaycees.eventbrite.com or upon arrival.
The three grand prizes include: 1) $500 Visa Card courtesy of Best Buy and Fredericksburg Rotary, 2) 3-Hour Limousine Package w/ Dinner for 2 at Potomac Point Winery ($400 value) courtesy of Fredericksburg Limousine, 3) 1 night stay @ Courtyard Marriott Downtown & Tickets to Comedy Night at the Courtyard Marriott ($250 value) courtesy of Courtyard Marriott.
The first 150 people will receive a complimentary sandwich voucher from Chick – fil –a. Our guests are able to participate in a business card raffle for free advertising through Valpak of Fredericksburg. Downtown Tobacconist has supplied cigars to the event for guests to purchase and enjoy on the outdoor patio. Complimentary hor d’ouerves will be served although if guests play up an appetite food and beverages can be ordered at the Courtyard Marriott’s Restaurant/Bar.
The Monte Carlo Night event is a precursor for the Speakeasy Casino Night, anticipated to be one of the largest events held by the Fredericksburg Jaycees on New Year’s Eve.
The Fredericksburg Jaycees is a non-partisan, non-denominational organization focused on leadership training and community involvement. The Jaycees are dedicated to fostering leadership skills and personal development through projects in a variety of areas for young men and women age 18 through 41.
For more information please contact Erika Gunselman at 540-207-2729
Name: Monte Carlo Night in the ‘Burg
Event Date: Saturday, June 18 2011
Event Time: Games from 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Prize winners to be announced at 11:30 p.m.
Event Location: Courtyard Marriott Downtown, 620 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg
Cost of participating: Ranges from $30 to $50; $30 for $1,500 in Casino Cash, $50 for 3,000 in Casino Cash
Project Chair name: Erika Gunselman
Contact information: 540-207-2729 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Purchase tickets at: www.fredjaycees.eventbrite.com or at the door for a higher rate
Prizes and Contributors:
- Cake from Fat Girl Cakes
- Goody Basket from All Glass Inc.
- 1-hour photo shoot with Jen Latendresse Photography
- Pedicure from Maxus Nails
- Family Fun Package from Cavalier Skate Center
- Lunch Boxes from Honey Baked Ham
- Puppy Basket from Stafford SPCA
- GIft Certificate from Capital Ale House
- Party Package from Bailey’s
- 4-wheel alignment from Hick’s Tire
- 30 minute Swedish massage by Penny Rose Massages
- Scentsy candle warmer from Amanda Terrell at Scentsy
- European Facials with Glow Med Spa
- Gift certificates from Gusto Di Vito
- Gift Certificate from Sweet Caroline’s Children’s Boutique
- 1 Swedish message with Rae of Light Massage Therapy
- Gift Basket from Chocolate Discoveries from Lisa Powell
- Tickets to the Fredericksburg Theater Ensamble
- Mary Kay pink cards from Sukeya French at Mary Kay
- Gift certificate for free meal at My Place Latin Grill
- Gift certicates for Brusters Ice Cream
- Tickets to Fredericksburg Jaycees Haunted House
At the end of the night you can cash in your winnings for raffle tickets to bid on the following prizes:
- Mary Kay Gift Sets from Sukeya French
- Date night pass from Muvico and Splitzville
- Horseback Riding Lessons at Woodpecker Farm Equestrian Center
- Signature Massage from Penny Rose Massages
- Pampered Chef’s variety basket from Nicole DeGeorge
- Segway Tour Packages from Old Town Segways
- Dance Classes by Ari’s House of Dance & Performing Arts Studio
- 2-month gym membership with Snap Fitness
- 1-month personal training with Fredericksburg Fitness
- Group belly dancing lessons with Prism Dancers
- 1 month free Akido lessons from Aikido in Fredericksburg
- 5 Carwash Package from Campus Carwash
- 2-tickets to The New Year’s Eve Speakeasy (Casino Night Event) – Fredericksburg Jaycees
- Martial Arts Package from Pilsung Martial Art
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