RALEIGH, NC – Doug Warf, Vice President of Marketing for the Carolina Hurricanes and Executive Director of the Kids ‘N Community Foundation, announced today that tickets for the annual Casino Night presented by PNC, will go on sale for season-ticket holders on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 10a.m. Tickets for the general public will go on sale Wednesday, Dec. 3, at 10 a.m. The event will take place on the floor of PNC Arena on Sunday, Feb. 22, from 6-10 p.m., and all Hurricanes players and coaches will participate.
Tickets for the 2015 Casino Night presented by PNC are $200 each, and will be available via Ticketmaster, at the PNC Arena Box Office, Account Manager for Season Ticket Holders or by calling (919) 861-5474. The theme for this year’s event will be “Blackbeard’s Ball.” All proceeds from the fundraiser benefit the Kids ‘N Community Foundation, and $115 of the ticket price is tax deductible.
The 2015 Casino Night presented by PNC will include non-cash prize casino games such as poker, blackjack, roulette and craps. Hurricanes players will act as dealers at the tables during the event, and the team’s coaches and front-office executives will also take part in the evening. The fundraiser includes a full-service food buffet and open bar, and the night will also feature silent and live auctions. The 2014 Casino Night raised more than $280,000 for local children’s charities.
The Carolina Hurricanes Kids ‘N Community Foundation provides much needed funding to children’s charities and education programs throughout North Carolina. The Kids ‘N Community Foundation has funded scholarship programs, youth hockey, educational and literacy efforts, children’s health programs, the arts and other children’s related initiatives. During the 2013-14 season, the Kids ‘N Community Foundation donated $582,000 in grant monies to 32 North Carolina children’s non-profit organizations. Every member of the Hurricanes organization is actively involved in community activities and the Hurricanes take great pride in the ability to have a positive impact in our state.