Washington, DC – January 6, 2011 – National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) will host its 2nd annual Las Vegas Nights benefit on Friday, February 18 at the National Museum of Women in the Arts beginning at 7 p.m. The benefit will feature Roulette, Black Jack, Craps and Texas Hold’em tables. Food and beverages will be provided throughout the night for all guests.
Tickets are available and start at $150. All proceeds from this event will go towards the hospital’s many programs helping those with disabilities including brain, spinal cord injuries and stroke. Mary Jones, the 2006 World Series of Poker Ladies Texas Hold’em Champion, will make a special guest appearance to participate in the Texas Hold’em Tournament. Carole M. Randolph and Karin DeFrancis will co-chair the event.
Those who attend will get the chance to test their gambling skills all in good fun. There will be a raffle featuring fabulous prizes for attendees to bid on with their night’s winnings. Prizes include a trip to Las Vegas! The goal of this event is to have fun while helping the patients of NRH and those with disabilities in the community.
To learn more about this event or to purchase tickets call 202-877-1781.
National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) is a private, not-for-profit facility located in Northwest Washington, D.C. NRH’s services are designed specifically for the rehabilitation of individuals with disabling injuries and illnesses such as stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury and disease, arthritis, amputations, post-polio syndrome, chronic pain, back and neck pain, occupational injuries, cancer and cardiac disease that require medical rehabilitation, and other neurological and orthopedic conditions. NRH admits approximately 2,200 inpatients annually, has appeared on the “Best Hospitals” list in U.S. News & World Report for 16 consecutive years and is currently ranked among the top hospitals in medical rehabilitation in America. NRH has the only CARF accredited specialty program for both Spinal Cord Injury and Stroke in the region. In addition, NRH’s Spinal Cord Injury Program has been designated one of only 14 Model SCI Systems of care in the country by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), a part of the Department of Education. NRH is a proud member of MedStar Health.