SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced today that the Ford Face-off Gala & Casino Night presented by Ultimate Software held on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at the BB&T Center raised $237,000 to support the fight against pediatric cancer.
Over 600 guests were able to enjoy a cocktail hour in ClubRED by Stoli followed by casino style games with Panther players and staff on the floor provided by EProductions while listening to live music from “The Edge” band throughout the night.
“We are more than thrilled to have raised $237,000 in our first premiere event for the 2013-14 Panther sseason,” said Executive Director of Florida Panthers Foundation Andria Nolan. “We can’t thank the guests, sponsors and Panthers players and staff enough for making this a memorable night that will go a long way towards our fight against pediatric cancer.”
In addition to Ford and Ultimate Software, other corporate sponsors supporting the event include the Clifford Viner Family Foundation, SIDES, The Wasie Foundation, QEP, Antigen Realty, LLC, Bobby Resciniti Healing Hearts Foundation, Greenspoon Marder Foundation, FOX Sports Florida, NBC 6, AdGraphics and Coors Light.
The mission of the Florida Panthers Foundation is to build a better future for the children of South Florida. Through philanthropic partnerships, grants, donations and community outreach programs, the Foundation maintains a focus on children’s health, fitness, education and cultural needs.
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