We are less than 2 weeks away from the 14th Annual event and over $100,000 has been raised so far!! Adrian Zmed, Actor, Singer, Writer of such TV series as TJ Hooker, Bosum Buddies, and the movie Grease 2, David Williams – Poker Pro extraordinaire – WSOP bracelet winner, World Poker Tour Champion and William Hung – star of American Idol will all be there this year! Fiesta Furniture, another Furniture First member store, has signed on to sponsor again this year. Warrior Chip has also donated a souvenoir commemorative poker chip for each player. (Pictured above left to right – Adrian Zmed, David Williams, William Hung)
Ante4autism sponsors include:
$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: 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.
Sponsorships are still available at all levels, except the Presenting Sponsor and the Final Table Sponsor. Please contact Doug Krinsky, 614-554-0802, Ante4autism@aol.com or visit the web site at Ante4autism.com.
There will be an outstanding silent auction at the event again this year. “We will have 7 fabulous trips – Los Cabos, Acapulco, Bali, Ireland, Tuscany, Banff, Canada, and Lake Tahoe as well as many unique items to purchase at the tournament,” commented Krinsky. The trips will all be posted to the web site this week with opening bids on each. Players, and non players are invited to visit the silent auction area at the tournament. There is no charge to watch the event or buy silent auction items. The event is open to the public and will be held in the Grandview Lounge at the South Point Hotel and Casino, next to the poker room. The date for the event is Saturday, 7/23 at 6:30 PM. Registration is open online at Ante4autism.com and will open at 5:30 PM that day. The
South Point Hotel and Casino has given us a special rate for the weekend of the event: ANTE422 is the code. $109 plus tax and a $14 resort fee per day. The link is:
The 5 Autism charities to 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. Founder Krinsky would also like to thank all the Co-Hosts, as they volunteer their time. 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.
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.