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Dempster Family Foundation Casino Night

Cubs Pitcher Ryan Dempster and his wife, Jenny, announce the date of their annual marquis fundraiser -- The Second Annual Casino Night –Wednesday, July 20, 2010, at the Palmer House to benefit the Ryan and Jenny Dempster Family Foundation.

The Casino Night fundraiser will feature a night on the town to mingle with Chicago Cubs players as well as local musical guest, Chicago's own, John Vincent. Each of the celebrities from the sports and entertainment worlds will serve as guest dealers at the casino tables.

Guests will enjoy delicious hors d'oeurves and dinner from the Palmer House; creative cocktails and beverages, courtesy of William Grant and Sons, and an assortment of signature desserts, presented by Wildfire, while bidding on one-of-a-kind auction packages, experiences, and sports memorabilia. This special night will help Strike Out 22q, and raise funds to support the Dempster Family Foundation.

The Ryan and Jenny Dempster Family Foundation is dedicated to raising awareness of 22q11.2 Deletion (DiGeorge Syndrome/VCFS) and reaching out to families with children with the disorder, and the charities that support them, to help them deal with difficult situations they face each day.

Sponsorship opportunities, as well as VIP and general admission tickets, are now available online. To find out more information on this event and to purchase tickets visit

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