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19th Annual Casino Night Benefiting the National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area

Annual Event Raises Funds and Awareness for Chronic Kidney Disease in the Washington, DC Area

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release was issued today by the National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area:

WHO: Casino Night attracts a diverse group of more than 600 guests from the business, medical and philanthropic communities in the Greater Washington, DC region. Special guests include Honorary Chairperson, from America's Next Top Model Sara Albert and Bennett Zier, broadcasting executive and philanthropist who serves as Chairperson for the event. Other special guests will be announced.

WHAT: Casino Night is a signature event of the National Kidney Foundation. The evening will feature casino-style gaming, live music by The Jangling Reihnarts, silent auction, complimentary beer and wine, hourly spirit tastings and French inspired hors d'oeuvres and desserts.

WHEN: Saturday, February 23, 2008

8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

WHERE: La Maison Francaise

4101 Reservoir Road NW

Washington, DC

WHY: The Washington, DC area leads the nation in the prevalence of kidney disease, with more than 375,000 people affected, 4,800 on dialysis, and 1,700 waiting for a life-saving kidney transplant. Casino Night raises funds to support medical research, patient and community services, professional education, and organ donation awareness.

PRICE: Tickets for Casino Night are still available. Tickets are $110 per person and are available online at or by calling 202-244-7900.

SOURCE National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area
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