Over 200 people participated in the annual event which raises funds for Local CBS Radio chief Marc Rayfield and David Dinenberg, of Grasso Holdings, co-chair the fifth annual Poker and Blackjack Tournament on May 4 to benefit the Jewish National Fund of Eastern Pennsylvania, at Del Frisco's (15th & Chestnut).
The event began at 5:30 with a cocktail hour, silent auction and dinner. The tournament at 7. Tickets were $200 with advance reservation and $220 at the door. It's only $80 if you don't want to participate in the gaming, which features cash prizes. Over the past 109 years, JNF has evolved into a global environmental leader by planting 250 million trees, building over 210 reservoirs and dams, developing over 250,000 acres of land, creating more than 1,000 parks, providing the infrastructure for over 1,000 communities, bringing life to the Negev Desert and educating students around the world about Israel and the environment. Click here to learn about our 2010 Highlights and Accomplishments.which no doubt the guy in the blue left with as I took this picture towards the end of the night.
Steve Gartner had a winning night too.
Abby Feiner and Allison Freedman were just a handful of the ladies on hand that evening as it was a testostorone driven, scotch drinking, cigar smoking night. OK cigars were consumed outside on the sidewalk.
Justin Fine #Winning?
Ron Jackson, President of Frank Muller, and Richard Jigarjian, also of Frank Muller show me the $11,000 watch they donated for the live auction.