Winona, Minn — The Winona County Developmental Achievement Center (DAC) has announced plans for their 10th Annual Auction & Casino Night.  The annual fundraiser will take place on Saturday March 11, 2017 at Signatures in Winona with all the proceeds from the evening going directly back to the Winona DAC, a non-profit day center providing support services for individuals with developmental disabilities throughout Winona County.

The Winona DAC is now accepting donations as well as auction items for the live and silent auctions.  Donations can be dropped off at the DAC Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM.  All donations received by February 27, 2017 will be listed in the annual auction book.  The DAC is located at 1721 West Service Drive, Winona, MN. 55987.  You can call the DAC at (507) 452-1798 to arrange a special drop off or pick up of your donation.

Tickets for the fundraiser are $20.00 in advance and are on sale now at: Hy-Vee, Midtown Foods, the Winona DAC and the Liquor Locker in Lewiston.  All guests attending the Auction will receive a Coupon for a Free Best wash with Triple Coat from Gilmore Avenue Car Wash & Quick Lube.  Guests will enjoy an evening of blackjack play dealt by “Celebrity” blackjack dealers from 5:00-7:30 with blackjack prizes awarded at 7:45.  The hors d’oeuvres sessions will run at 6:00, and 7:00.  The live auction begins at 8:00pm this year with the silent auction tables closing shortly after the conclusion of the live auction.

Check the event facebook page at: for regular updates; a list of “Celebrity” blackjack dealers and pictures of auction items as they arrive.

About the Winona County Developmental Achievement Center (DAC):
The Winona DAC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit day facility in Winona, MN that serves individuals with developmental disabilities throughout Winona County. The Mission of the Winona DAC is to foster the interdependence of individuals with the community.
  The DAC does this by providing a work program where people do constructive meaningful work, earn paychecks, and participate in their community.  Individuals attending the DAC also have the opportunity to participate in many community activities.  Other areas of programming available are physical therapy and recreational activities, communication and social skills, community awareness and volunteer opportunities. For more information of the Winona DAC please visit us at: or call the DAC at: (507) 452-1798.

Give to the Max Day 2016

It’s GIVE TO THE MAX Season.  GIVEMN.ORG’s Give to the Max Day is Thursday 11/17/2016.  You can make a donation to the DAC by visiting our GIVEMN.ORG page at:  All donations received now through the end of the day Thursday (11/17/16) will count towards the Give to the Max Day totals.  Each donation received now through Thursday is also eligible for daily special “Golden Ticket” drawings, which could add a $1000 to your donation.   Any donations given to the Winona Dac now through 11/17/2016 (Thursday) will all count towards the Give to the Max Day. Each donation the DAC receives through the  website now through 11/17/16 will also be eligable for specil bonus donations that could be added to your donation if it’s picked. For more info on the 2016 Give to the Max Day please visit GIVEMN.ORG.