Tickets at the moment are on sale for the Youth Mission’s 13th Annual Maintain ‘Em Not Problem ‘Em fundraising poker event, to be held on the Valencia Nation Membership on Saturday, November 2, beginning at 5 p.m.

Greater than 130 gamers will take over the clubhouse for an evening of Texas Maintain ‘Em-style poker, with a improbable raffle, casino night time, bingo, nice meals, wine and good pals.

“The 13th Annual Maintain ‘Em Not Problem ‘Em Match has continued to draw a brand new group of supporters annually,” stated Kim Goldman, Youth Mission govt director since 2005. “We’re grateful for the continued assist, even after 12 years of internet hosting it in Santa Clarita.”

In previous years, this occasion has raised greater than $20,000 for the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Mission; the aim for this 12 months is $25,000. Winners could have an opportunity to win reward certificates, electronics, bicycles, extravagant reward baskets, wine, VIP tickets to “Jimmy Kimmel LIVE” and a lot extra.

The Grand Prize winner will obtain entry to the 2020 World Sequence of Poker event, a $1,000 worth.

“This continues to be the very best poker occasion in our valley. How will you deny your self a night taking part in poker, and new this 12 months bingo, and raises cash for an incredible trigger?” stated Anita Lombardi, Youth Mission board president.

The Youth Mission is celebrating greater than 19 years of efficiently offering free providers to teenagers within the SCV. Since their doorways opened in 2000, the Youth Mission has assisted greater than 35,000 native households, together with 30,000 youth and 5,000 adults.

In 2018-2019, with providers on six excessive colleges and 5 junior excessive campuses, the Youth Mission supplied greater than 8,000 hours of service to greater than 1,000 younger adults within the Santa Clarita Valley with critical life challenges, together with despair, suicide, grief/loss, peer strain and drug/alcohol abuse, Goldman stated.

Sponsors embody (in random order): Santa Clarita Soccer Heart, Federal Escrow Inc., Gregg Goodman Insurance coverage Company, Inc., Shane Haserjian, Kathy Watterson with ReMax of Valencia, Tom Hough CPA, QM Design Group, Nancy Starczyk of Realty Executives, Yoga Yoga, The Journal of Santa Clarita, The Sign, KHTS Hometown Station, and Inside SCV.

Sponsorships are nonetheless out there, starting from $500 to $5,000.

The buy-in to play poker is $125. For $40, a spectator might watch the casino video games, bingo and raffle. To order a spot, go to or name 661-257-9688.

The Valencia Nation Membership is positioned at 27330 Tourney Street, Valencia 91355.

Concerning the SCV Youth Mission
The Youth Mission is a federally registered 501(C)(3) nonprofit group (Tax ID # 95-4781732) that helps children going through such critical points as drug/alcohol abuse, anger, household points, peer strain, grief/loss, home violence, bullying, suicide, despair, and many others. The Youth Mission gives free, bilingual, one-to-one or group counseling, and supplies outreach and schooling at junior excessive and highschool campuses within the Santa Clarita Valley.

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