The Eckville Fundraising Society hosted their Christmas Casino Night on Dec. 1. After a delicious meal attendees were able to use their fun money to gamble at the various casino games around the Eckville Community Centre. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Casino Night raises money for future playground

The fundraiser was hosted by the Eckville Fundraising Society on Dec. 1

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The event was the perfect opportunity to play and learn new games alongside friends and members of the community while raising money for a new playground at the Eckville Elementary School. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Outside the casino games was a silent auction, a 50/50, a raffle and music. It also included a driver take home if necessary as tickets included two drink tickets. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

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