Charity Casino event raises over $10,000 for Help Fill A Dream

On Friday, May 26th, a hundred industry folks gathered at the Delta Ocean Pointe Resort for a night of gambling and good times in support of the Help Fill A Dream foundation at our annual Charity Casino event. Together, we raised over $10,000 through ticket sales, the toonie toss, the silent auction, and the live auction. Thank you to all of our sponsors and prize donors, and congratulations to those who walked away with amazing prizes!

  • Spa Package: Dave Harriman, Corix
  • Weekend at BlackRock Resort: Jayna Wiewiorowski, Camosun College
  • Weekend Concert Getaway: Tom Plumb, Kinetic Construction
  • Aston Martin V8 Vantage: Roy Corbett, RC Roofing
  • Wine Basket: Fran Behrens, Knappett Projects
  • Men's Gift Basket: Jules Loog, Read Jones Christofferson
  • Women's Gift Basket: Brandon Ellis
  • Lift Rental: Kristen McKeracher, BC Transit
  • Oil Change: Sean Babulic, Island Engineering
  • Whisky Gift Basket: Dave Harriman, Corix
  • 4 Golf Passes to Cordova Bay: Vince Gilson 
  • DIY Paint Kit: Sarah Bartfai, VICA
  • Wayward Order Liquor Basket: Nick Chimo 
  • Scenic Flight for Two: Vince Gilson 
  • Concrete Statue: Busie 

The Charity Casino event — Prohibition Casino: Prohibition Ends Here — was hosted by the VICA U40 Victoria group. Check out their next event, Builders on the Barge, on July 15th! 


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