Holiday For Kids' Sake
Through local toy drives and generous contributions from the community, the Holiday For Kids’ Sake program provides holiday magic to the families we serve. Brand new gifts and delicious meals with all the trimmings are delivered directly to the doorsteps of more than 100 BBBSLI families just in time for the holidays.
‘All In’ Poker Tournament Jackpots Over $20,000
On Tuesday, November 19th, one-hundred players competed in the ‘All In’ Poker Tournament benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island. The sold-out event was held at Social Sports Kitchen in Uniondale and raised over $20,000.
“I would like thank our presenting sponsor New York Life for their continued support in this exciting event,” said BBBSLI Director of Development Jamison Skala. “We are looking forward to our 2014 Poker Series kicking off in March.”
Ira Perlman revealed the championship hand at the coveted final table. David Ledgin and Gary Smith finished in 2nd and 3rd Place, respectively. The top prize was a trip for two to Las Vegas which included airfare and luxury hotel accommodations. Second prize was an East End getaway at Hotel Indigo and a wine tasting tour. The third place winner took home a 32’ LED flat screen TV.
Table sponsors included: The Executive Business Association, Baker Sanders LLC, CHIPS Technology Group LLC, Merrick Madmen, Steve Madden LTD, The Whitmore Group LTD and Davey Jones Locker.