Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Celebrity participation at July 15 charity Texas Hold 'Em tournament for Chicago Gateway Green

Chicago Gateway Green is happy to announce several local media personalities and celebrities that are participating in the Fourth Annual Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament July 15 at Galleria Marchetti. Practicing their poker faces include TV personalities Jackie Tranchida from “Metromix” on CLTV, Marcus Riley from “24/7 Chicago” and NBC 5, Michelle Alegria from “190 North” on ABC, plus nightlife extraordinaire, Audarshia Townsend, the 312 Dining Diva.

Other players ready to get their game on include Chicagoan Mookie Lee from “Survivor: Fiji,” former Chicago Bears cornerback/kick returner, Jerry Azumah and State Senator, John Fritchey. This year’s event will be emceed by WBBM-FM B96 afternoon personalities, Stylz and Roman.

All proceeds from the event will benefit Chicago Gateway Green, a 501 (c)3 organization that has been dedicated to the greening and beautification of Chicago’s expressways, gateways and neighborhoods for more than 20 years. Tickets for this year’s event can be purchased at http://greenpoker.eventbrite.com/. For more information, visit http://www.gatewaygreen.org/.
Mookie Lee, cbs.com
Jerry Azumah, MNJ Public Relations

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