Atlanta Celebrities Turn Out For The Atlanta Hawks Foundation Casino Night

The real who’s who of Atlanta turned out in a big way to support a very good cause. Metro Atlanta’s top celebrities and socialites gathered at Opera nightclub in Midtown on Sunday, April 1, 2012. Purpose for the occasion was to celebrate the Atlanta Hawks Foundation for health and wellness, education and recreation programs, court renovations and college scholarships throughout the state of Georgia.

The Atlanta Hawks Foundation Casino Night Source Atlanta Hawks, Photo credit Jennifer Boxley

All proceeds from the Casino Night event went directly to support the Atlanta Hawks Foundation. Approximately, 500 guests were in attendance including the Atlanta Hawks entire roster!  Big names Al Horford, Joe Johnson, and Josh Smith! As well as coaching staff, legends and executives all turned out.

Tickets were $100 for season ticket holders and $125 for non-season ticket holders. A full house packed Casino Night. Platinum sponsors were Philips, The Home Depot, Jim Ellis Audi and A Legendary Event. Top media personalities served as Dealers including Erica Byfield (WSB), Fred Kalil (WXIA), Kristin Klingshern (Q100), Craig Lucie (WSB), Dallas McCade (Kicks 101.5), Chesley McNeil (WXIA), and Jaquitta Williams (WGCL).

Jaquitta Williams – WGCL Source Atlanta Hawks, Photo credit Jennifer Boxley

Left, Kirk Hinrich and Right, Erica Byfield Source Atlanta Hawks, Photo credit Jennifer Boxley

Ryan Cameron warmed guests as the Emcee and also serves as Hawks PA announcer and V-103 on air personality. The food was amazing from A Legendary Event catering, music entertaining, and a variety of Casino games to raise money all in good fun. A silent auction promised an ultimate experience for a Hawks fan. The lucky fan received a special package which allows two people to travel on the team’s plane to an away game for the 2012-13 season. Including hotel, game tickets and Hawks swag. Additionally, the silent auction offered encased autographed tennis shoes from each Hawks player.

 

Zaza and Ryan Cameron Source Atlanta Hawks, Photo credit Jennifer Boxley

 

Zaza Source Atlanta Hawks, Photo credit Jennifer Boxley

Left, Jeff Teague Center, Bob Williams, Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena President

Right, Marvin Williams Source Atlanta Hawks, Photo credit Jennifer Boxley

Right, Dominique Wilkins Source Atlanta Hawks, Photo credit Jennifer Boxley

Ivan Johnson and Nick Van Exel Source Atlanta Hawks, Photo credit Jennifer Boxley

Joe Johnson and Al Horford Source Atlanta Hawks, Photo credit Jennifer Boxley

Presently, the Atlanta Hawks Foundation has contributed millions of dollars in monetary and in-kind donations to the community.

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