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The Whole Community Wins as FHN Communi-sino Gala Goes ALL IN


An evening of fun will benefit FHN and the Freeport ALL IN marketing effort – this year's FHN Communi-sino is coming soon!

FHN is pairing with Collaborate Freeport for this year's gala fundraiser, and funds raised will be split between the two groups. FHN's portion of the proceeds will be used to support FHN's community outreach efforts.

The Communi-sino Gala is open to the public and will feature casino-style games, food, music, entertainment and silent auction shopping from 7 – 11 p.m Friday, Nov. 17 at Wagner House, 1 E. Spring Street in Freeport.

The evening will include a large hors d'oeuvres buffet featuring local culinary delights and delicious desserts, as well as local beer and wine tastings paired with specially selected snacks. Guests can enjoy music while they bid on holiday silent auction items or enjoy Vegas-quality casino games from roulette to blackjack – and there's no experience necessary.

“If you've never gambled before, that's fine – the professional dealers at each table know the point of the evening is fun, so they help non-gamblers learn the games in a non-intimidating way and make it fun for everyone,” said FHN Foundation Executive Director Tonya Meyer.

Tickets are $50 each, and are available online through Friday, Nov. 10. Reservations may also be made by calling toll-free 1-877-6000-FHN (1-877-600-0346) ext. 901 or visiting M45 Marketing Services, 524 W. Stephenson Street, Suite 100 in Freeport.

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