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posted: 10/11/2012 12:33 PM

Batavia United Way to host fundraiser

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Submitted by Batavia United Way

Batavia Unites Way will host its "Play It Again" event Saturday, Oct. 20, at Batavia's historic Shannon Hall, 14 N. Van Buren St.

Beginning at 7 p.m., gala guests will be transported to 1940s Casablanca for an evening of casino gaming, live jazz, cocktails and more.

Two levels of tickets are now available for the fundraiser, $75 and $40. The $75 ticket price includes two drinks, $200 in gaming credit, appetizers and entertainment. The $40 ticket includes everything, but with $50 in gaming credit.

Gaming "winnings" can be used to purchase raffle prize tickets, which will also be available by direct purchase.

The letters of transit (tickets) are available online at Donations also are accepted on the Eventbrite site. You may also purchase tickets in Batavia at Services Etc., 1921 W. Wilson St., Suite A; Special Occasions on the Avenue, 2 N. Batavia Ave.; and at the Batavia United Way office, 700 W. Fabyan Parkway, Suite 120A. For details, contact Jody Haltenhof at or call (630) 879-4041.

For more information about the event, visit or

The Batavia United Way is a nonprofit community-based organization that strives to increase the public's awareness and support of social service needs. The group acts as a conduit for the collection of community contributions that is then directed toward local nonprofit, social, health, welfare and character building agencies and their programs.

Batavia United Way is run by an all-volunteer board and a part-time executive director, Jody Haltenhof. Visit for more information or call the office at (630) 879-4041.