Gambling for a good cause at Aunt Rita's Red Hot Casino Night

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SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

Ready to roll the dice for a good cause? Aunt Rita's Red Hot Casino night takes place Thursday evening at the Venue in Scottsdale.

The event raises money for 17 central Arizona agencies providing HIV/AIDS prevention and education programs, and services for those living with HIV and AIDS. In the last decade, Aunt Rita's Foundation has raised $1.2 million dollars.

The gambling fundraiser features roulette, blackjack, Texas hold 'em, a prize wheel and craps. Entertainment is provided by headliner "The Kenny Thames Jazz Combo" and features the Samba AZ Performers Vegas Show Girls. For every $20 you spend you'll receive $200 Aunt Rita Bucks to exchange into chips for gambling.

Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Aunt Rita's Foundation

Information: www.auntritas.org
Or call (602) 904-6001

Event Info:
Viva Aunt Rita's - A Red Hot Casino Night Fundraiser
April 17, 2015
8 p.m. - 12 a.m.
The Venue Scottsdale - 7117 E. 3rd Ave., Scottsdale 85251

Tickets: $50 per person or $100 per person VIP package which includes complimentary valet & 2 drink tix and $50 of ARF bucks for the casino.

Event Schedule

8:00PM Doors Open & Silent Auction Open

8:30 PM Casino Open & Hostess Barbra Seville

8:45 PM Kenny Thames Trio Band

9:15 PM Vegas Performance by Adriana Galliano

10:00PM Silent Auction Closes

10:00PM Vegas Performance by SambAZ

10:00PM After Party @ BS West until 2AM

11:00PM Casino Closes

11:45PM Raffle Winners Announced

Founded in 1989, Aunt Rita's Foundation, a 501(c)(3), nonprofit agency that advocates HIV education and awareness and raises and equitably distributes funds to 17 HIV/AIDS service organizations with programs to prevent HIV/AIDS or assist those living with the disease. Since 2005, Aunt Rita's Foundation has granted over $1.2 million to its member agencies. Aunt Rita's Foundation accomplishes this through direct public education and fundraising primarily through three signature events, Viva Aunt Rita's, Arizona AIDS Walk & 5K Run and RED Brunch - a World AIDS Day Event. Aunt Rita's Foundation also works to increase awareness and education about HIV/AIDS statewide through HIVAZ.ORG For more information, www.auntritas.org or call 602-882-8675.

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