The 14th Annual Ante4autism event raised $140,212 on Saturday, 7/23 at the South Point Hotel and Casino!! Co-Host, Mike McQuiston with Carpenter: “It was another great event for the Autism charities!” The cumulative total of all 14 years of fundraising now stands at $1,153,547!!! Special thanks go out to all the sponsors, players, celebrities and professional poker players that helped this year. Founder Doug Krinsky would also like to thank all the Co-Hosts for their on going support of the cause and event every year as well as the South Point team for hosting us!
nte4autism Co-Hosts would like to thank the following sponsors:
$25,000 Presenting Sponsor: Leggett & Platt Inc.
$10,000 Final Table Sponsor: Bedding Industries of America
$10,000 Diamond Sponsors: Ashley Furniture, Brooklyn Bedding, Furniture 1st
$5,000 Platinum Sponsors: Carpenter, Planned Furniture Promotions, Inc., Karl & Cathi Glassman
$2,500 Gold Sponsors: Pete & Jenny Primeau, Big Sandy Superstore, Tietex
$1,000 Silver Sponsors: Therapedic, BoxDrop, Joseph Rosenberg, Bear’s Furniture & Mattress, Coconis Furniture & Mattress 1st, Roger Magowitz, Crane’s Mattress, Joystice of the Peace
$500 Bronze Sponsors: Fiesta Furniture, Englander, Customatic Technologies, Gary T. Fazio, Colonial, LLC, David Deye, Performance 1st Beta, Nebraska Game Calls
Special Donations: Warrior Chip, The Layout Company, Leggett & Platt Inc., Dream Fit, Pure Care, TempurSealy
The 5 Autism charities who will receive proceeds from the 2022 event will be: The Sharon Sigesmund Pierce & Stephen Pierce Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities at Touro University Nevada, Learning 4 Life Farm, Stockhands Horses for Healing, National Autism Association of Southeast Ohio, and Autism Speaks. Co-Hosts include: Joey Amato – Rock N Roll City Mattress, Stuart Carlitz – Bedding Industries of America, Randy Coconis – Coconis Furniture, Nick Hrkman – Southerland Sleep, Karina Jett – KW Jett Real Estate Team, Doug Krinsky – Brooklyn Bedding, Mike McQuiston – Carpenter, Anthony Mehran – Huffman Koos Furniture, Allen Parvizian – APJL Consulting, Myra Stone – Independent Representative, David Wachendorfer – Intellibed, Jerry Williams – Retail Service Systems Inc.
The 15th Annual event date and time have not been announced yet, but there are already sponsors lined up for the event. Bedding Industries of America has committed $10,000 as the Final Table Sponsor, Furniture First National Buying Group has committed $10,000 for the next 2 years, Planned Furniture Promotions has signed on as a $5,000 sponsor and Englander has already signed on as a $1,000 sponsor for next year!!! “We will begin the process soon to pick the charities for next year as well as the location date and time,” Krinsky said. Pictures from this year’s event will be posted to the web site soon.
Autism spectrum disorders are diagnosed in 1 in 45 children in the United States according to the CDC!! The Co-Hosts are committed to helping the families and individuals impacted by Autism in any way they can.