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Big thank you to Texas Hold ‘Em supporters

By Staff | Feb 23, 2011

To the editor,

We would like to take this opportunity to send out a big thank you to all who participated in the American Business Women Association’s Fifth Annual Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament and Black Jack tournament. Your charitable efforts helped us raise needed funds toward education.

Thanks to everyone who helped make the night an accomplishment. Many of our ABWA members have shown up to donate their time for the great cause. Thank you to the dealers that made the game possible: Larry Garland, Sean Molloy, Bruce Cochrane, Clark Rambo, Tom and Teresa Louwers and Dick Muench. A special thank you to our tournament director, Ozzie Lessinger.

Thanks again to Doc Ford’s, Lazy Flamingo, Sanibel Café, Island Pizza, Timbers, Schnapper’s, Bailey’s General Store for supplying plenty of great food and drinks for the occasion.

We are able to give out great prizes to our winners — thanks to all of your generous contributions. The following donated prizes for our Texas Hold ‘Em event: Lily & Co. Jewelers, Tony Lapi with ‘Tween Waters Inn, Casa Ybel/Thistle Lodge, Lazy Flamingo, Superior Title, Sanibel Air Conditioning, Sanctuary Electric, Sanibel Marina (Thriller), San-Cap Community Bank, James Ferrari Studio, Sanibel Spirits, Tracy Kimpel, Soon Come Landscaping, Congress Jewelers, Dorado Property Management, Twilight Café, Stone Crab Restaurant, Beachview Golf, The Dunes Golf, Toni Halski Tennis Pro, Luc Century, Island Condo Maintenance, Seminole Casino, Tom and Teresa Louwers, Matt and Teresa Hall, Gloria Baker, Georgeanne Mockler and Rambo and Ginsberg Real Estate.

Thanks again to everyone that supported us in attaining our goal. Your time is very much appreciated!

Lisa Newmeyer-Cochrane