Jewish Community Center slates annual Casino Night for Oct. 17

Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center has announced the date of Casino Night 2015: Oct. 17. The event is one of The J’s biggest fundraisers and is held annually.

This year’s event is Western-themed and takes place under the stars on the soccer fields of the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus.

The Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center will hold its annual Casino Night 2015 on Oct. 17.

The Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center will hold its annual Casino Night 2015 on Oct. 17.

The evening features casino-style fun including a poker tournament, black jack and roulette. An exciting live auction and raffle drawings add to the excitement.

Laurie Kline and Scott Weiss, as well as their spouses David Kline and Andi Weiss, co-chair the event in recognition of their brother, Gary Weiss who will receive the Irv Shuman Award for his dedication to the work of The J and commitment to the Valley’s Jewish community.

The Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center is located at 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale.

“When we learned that my brother got this award, we thought it would be fun to chair the event to show our support of him and the place he is so passionate about,” said Scott Weiss.

“We’re very proud of him and have always admired his dedication to The J.”

Tickets are $150 per person. Price includes dinner buffet, drinks, dancing and $100 in casino cash. Proceeds support scholarships and programming at The J.

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The Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center enriches physical, mental and spiritual growth and builds connections among the Jewish community in Greater Phoenix through relationships and engagement in an all-inclusive environment. The center serves all ages and abilities and enrich lives through childcare, fitness, education and cultural programming.

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