An Event You Don’t Want to Miss: Chance for Life
Poker Tournament and Food Tasting with a Purpose
Now in its 14th year, the Chance for Life Poker Tournament and Taste Experience at MGM National Harbor is a customary event for those looking for a unique experience while supporting a good cause. This year’s event presented by The Boeing Company and takes place on March 9th with 100% of net proceeds funding vital pediatric cancer research at Children’s National Health System and Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.
The events main features are an amateur style poker tournament and food tasting curated by culinary chair Casey Patten. Guests will enjoy tastings from Gerald Addison and Chris Morgan (Compass Rose & Maydan), Kyle Bailey (The Salt Line), Erik Bruner-Yang (Brothers and Sisters & Spoken English), Gina Chersevani (Buffalo & Bergen), Adam Greenberg (Coconut Club), Haidar Karoum (Chloe), Tiffany MacIsaac (Buttercream Bakeshop), Daniela Moreira (Timber Pizza Co. & Call Your Mother), Kevin Tien (Himitsu), and many other popular chefs. Guests will also bid on items ranging from cryotherapy sessions to dining gift certificates throughout both the tournament and tasting.
Closing the night off for the Chance for Life event will be a Vegas-style after party with a surprise musical act. Chance for Life’s Founder Brad Nierenberg of RedPeg Marketing has done a terrific job in curating many different elements into this all-day event experience.
FamousDC will be heading to Chance for Life and we hope to see you there. In other words, you will want to join us if you were lucky enough to get a ticket. Tickets for the event are currently sold out, but you can still donate to the cause here.
About Chance for Life
Less than 4% of the federal government’s total funding for cancer research goes to childhood cancers each year. Chance for Life takes direct aim to fill this gap, providing 100% of net proceeds to help fund vital pediatric cancer research at Children’s National Health System and through Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. The non-profit’s major charity poker tournament and taste experience has historically raised over $4.2 million to directly support those on the forefront of local cancer research and care. For more information, please visit chanceforlife.net or follow the 501(c)(3) on Facebook and Twitter.