Winona DAC Announces Plans for 7th Annual Auction & Casino Night

The Winona County Developmental Achievement Center (DAC) has announced plans for their 7th Annual Auction & Casino Night.  The annual fundraiser will take place on March 8, 2014 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 in the form of auction items for the live and silent auctions.  Donations can be dropped off at the DAC Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.  All donations received by February 14, 2014 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 $10.00 and on sale now at: Midtown Foods, Hy-Vee, Winona DAC and the Liquor Locker in Lewiston.  Guests will enjoy an evening of blackjack play dealt by “Celebrity” blackjack dealers from 5:00-8:00 with prizes awarded to the top players shortly after 8:00.  The hors d’oeuvres sessions will run at 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30.  The live auction begins at 8:30 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.

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