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Volunteers Needed For 1997 Taste Of Bethesda

Bethesda Urban Partnership, Inc. invites you to give back to your community by volunteering your time at the 1997 Taste of Bethesda, to be held Saturday, October 4, 1997 in conjunction with the "Best of Bethesda" celebration. Your commitment to work a two-hour shift is rewarded by complimentary Taste tickets. Volunteers are needed for set-up, ticket and information booths, volunteer relief and tear-down. To volunteer, contact Michelle Coggins at the Bethesda UP office at 301-215-6660.

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"Every Little Thing's Gonna Be Alright" at Caribbean Casino Night

Tropical Theme for Friday, November 21, 1997

Spin the wheel and shake the dice while jamming to the sounds of a steel drum band at the all-new Caribbean Casino Night, Friday, November 21, 1997 at the Bethesda Marriott. Casino Night (formerly Monte Carlo Night) is the Chamber's annual main FUNdraiser. This year's Casino Night, sponsored by First National Bank of Maryland, GrandBank and Ourisman Ford, features a Caribbean theme and will be hosted by WMAL Radio's afternoon drive team of Brooke Stevens and Chris Core. More than 500 partygoers entering this tropical paradise will test their skill at blackjack and other games of chance while sampling the culinary delights of local caterers. Silent and live auctions will give attendees the opportunity to bid on a treasure trove of valuable prizes.

"Casino Night is our area's best opportunity for people to support the community through the Chamber while enjoying great food and having a terrific time at the gaming tables," says Casino Night Chair Eileen Ascher. A portion of the event's proceeds is donated annually to a community organization selected as the event's community partner.

In addition to a new theme and a new location, there are new games and a new format for the auctions. For those looking for a low-key way to participate in the festivities, there are Beach Blanket Bingo and Tropical Tee-Off miniature golf in addition to the traditional games (Barnacle Blackjack, Rolling Waves Roulette and Caribbean Craps). Like the Silent Auction, this year's Live Auction will use real money and will offer a range of hard-to-find prizes. Attendees will be able to cash in their chips at the new Beach Boutique.

To purchase tickets, to volunteer, or to gain exposure for your organization, see the enclosed flyer, contact the appropriate Committee member or call the Chamber today.

Casino Night 1997 Committee: Chair - Eileen Ascher, First National Bank of Maryland; Tickets - Phill Scott, Scott Office Services; Sponsorship - Marlane Muller, Accountants on Call; Advertising in Souvenir Program - Gloria Freihage, American Inn of Bethesda; Prizes - Glynis Noyes, First National Bank of Maryland; Caterers - Marci McCalley, Stoy Malone & Company; Printing & Promotion - Andrew Berman, Sir Speedy of Bethesda; Volunteers - Marjorie Dick Stuart, Pardoe Real Estate. Casino Night is an activity of the Events Committee, chaired by Chamber Membership Development VP Michael Fitzgerald of Sequoia National Bank.

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