News Release

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Contact: Sharon Cindrich (757) 668-7028

New York Mets’ David Wright goes to bat for kids at CHKD with fourth annual Vegas Night event

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Hometown hero, David Wright, third baseman for the New York Mets, hosts the fourth annual Vegas Night to benefit children at CHKD on Friday, January 24, 2014, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.


The evening will include cocktails, heavy hors d'oeuvres and dessert with a live/silent auction and casino gaming including craps, roulette, blackjack, horse racing and poker. Attire is "Vegas casual”.


A $300 Poker Tournament ticket includes general admission plus $4,000 in poker chips and $1,000 in gaming chips. A $150 general admission ticket includes $2,000 in gaming chips, but does not include poker.


The past three Vegas Night events have raised almost $395,000 for the CHKD, the only free-standing children’s hospital in the state serving a region with 450,000 children.


Hall Automotive is title sponsor of the event, and other sponsorships are available. The number of admissions and sponsorships is limited, so call (757) 668-7070 or visit