David Wright 2011

David Wright Vegas Night

(757) 668-7070

Friday, January 23, 2015, at 7 p.m.

David Wright

New York Mets All-Star third baseman David Wright, a native of Hampton Roads, has supported CHKD for nearly a decade and in the past five years has hosted David Wright Vegas Night at the Virginia Beach Convention Center each January to raise funds for the children's hospital.

The Odds are in Your Favor to Help the Kids

The evening includes 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."

Event sponsorships ranging from the Royal Flush of $25,000 to the one-pair sponsor of $1,000 are available and encouraged.

To be a participant or sponsor, email Whitney Huston or call the CHKD development office at (757) 668-7070.

*Donation appreciated (not mandatory to play the games). Participants must be 21 years or older.

Hotel Accommodations

CHKD has reserved a block of rooms at a special nightly rate at the Doubletree Resort by Hilton Virginia Beach, located adjacent to the Virginia Beach Conference Center at 1900 Pavilion Drive, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451.

To reserve your room, please call 1-800-222-TREE and mention the group code CKD. If booking online, click on “Book A Room” and you will be taken to the Dates & Preferences page. CKD must be entered in the "Group/Convention Code" field to access the discounted guestroom rates.

Virginia Beach Convention Center

(757) 668-7070

Event Sponsorships

Royal Flush Sponsor, $25,000

  • SOLD - Hall Automotive

Straight Flush Sponsor, $15,000

  • 12 tickets total
    • 4 poker tournament tickets
    • 8 general admission tickets
  • 6 of your guests also invited to the pre-event VIP reception
  • Company name/logo on select marketing material and WAVY-TV 10/Fox 43 promotional spots
  • Web promotions (chkd.org and davidwrightfoundation.com)
  • Full page color recognition in evening’s program

VIP Sponsor, $10,000

  • 8 tickets total
    • 2 poker tournament tickets
    • 6 general admission tickets
  • 4 of your guests are invited to the pre-event VIP reception
  • Company name/logo displayed at VIP reception, horse races, or cashier station.
  • Half page recognition in evening’s program

Full House Sponsor, $5,000

  • 6 tickets total
    • 2 poker tournament tickets
    • 4 general admission tickets
  • 2 of your guests are invited to the pre-event VIP reception at
  • Quarter page recognition in evening’s program

Table Sponsor, $2,500

  • 3 tickets total
    • 1 poker tournament ticket
    • 2 general admission tickets
  • Signage on one poker table
  • Quarter page recognition in evening’s program

One Pair Sponsor, $1,000

  • 2 General Admission tickets
  • Quarter page recognition in evening’s program

For more information contact Karen Gershman at (757) 668-7343