Casino Night, Silent Auction to Honor Tony DiGiovanna
Funds to assist family that suffered tragic loss in November accident at reservoir
Just three days after Thanksgiving 2011, friends and family of Ashburn resident Tony DiGiovanna were shocked to learn that he lost his life during canoe ride on the nearby Beaverdam Creek Reservoir. DiGiovanna is credited with saving youngest son by encouraging the boy to swim to shore, even though he was unable himself.
Friends of the family have planned the Tony DiGiovanna Poker and Casino Fundraiser and Silent Auction on Jan. 28 to help the four children he left behind. DiGiovanna was known as a great organizer who enjoyed poker, a coach, a pilot, a musician and a motorcycle rider, among other things.
The event takes place from 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Embassy Suites North Dulles hotel and will include live entertainment from Tumble Down Shack, raffles, a small buffet and a cash bar. Casino games include black jack, roulette, craps, money wheel and slots. A 7 p.m. Texas Hold ‘Em poker tournament is also planned in his honor.
- Five-night stay in Aruba
- Wii console
- Ski lift tickets
- Golf package, and more
Family, friends and neighbors all plan to celebrate the man they lost and invited the community to join them.
The cost is $25 for non-poker players and $100 for poker players. Pre-register at http://digiovannacasinonight.eventzilla.net to avoid late registration fees.
Any who has questions or would like to donate to the silent auction, prizes or Children's Fund please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A trust fund has been established for DiGiovanna’s children to help pay for future school needs, and all proceeds go to the DiGiovanna Children’s Fund.
Those wishing to participate in the auction, but unable to attend may visit www.charityauctionstoday.com/store/digiovanna to do so.
[Friends of the DiGiovanna family provide this information.]