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Ante4Autism Event Gains New Sponsors and Confirms Celebrity Appearances

Furniture World News Desk on 7/8/2024

Ante4autism has announced new sponsors and celebrity participants for its 16th Annual event taking place July 27th, 2024. Coconis Furniture has become a Gold Sponsor with a $2,500 contribution, while Customatic Technologies, Janet Pickett, BoxDrop, SmartFlex, Danican, and Roger Magowitz have joined as Silver Sponsors, each contributing $1,000.

Several stars, including Jose Canseco, Randy Couture, Norman Chad, and William Hung, are scheduled to appear and play in the event. Sponsorships are still available for companies and individuals. Details, including sponsorship and player registration, are available on the Ante4autism website or by contacting Doug Krinsky. The entry fee to play is $200, with $100 add-ons and rebuys available for the first hour of play. Registration opens at 5:30 PM, the event begins at 6:30 PM, and play starts at approximately 7 PM. The South Point Hotel and Casino offers a reduced room rate for participants using the code "ANT0727".

Proceeds from the event will benefit five autism-related charities: Autism Speaks, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital – The Kelly O’Leary Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Grant A Gift Autism Foundation – Ackerman Center, National Autism Association of Southeast Ohio, and Stockhands Horses for Healing.

Current Sponsors:

  • Presenting Sponsor: Bedding Industries of America
  • Final Table Sponsor: 3Z Brands
  • Diamond Sponsors: Furniture First, Leggett & Platt
  • Platinum Sponsors: Ashley Furniture Industries LLC, Carpenter, Karl & Cathi Glassman, TD Retail Card Services, Anonymous, PFP – Planned Furniture Promotions
  • Gold Sponsors: Coconis Furniture, Intermountain Health, Primeau Furniture Sales
  • Silver Sponsors: Roger Magowitz, Danican, SmartFlex, Janet Pickett, Customatic Technologies, BoxDrop, Big Sandy Superstore, Paywick, Dr. Joyce Cassen, High Risk Pregnancy Centers of Nevada
  • Bronze Sponsors: Youngstown State University Foundation, Bilt Rite Furniture, EduCare4U, Colonial
  • Special Donations: Leggett & Platt, Tempur+Sealy, The Layout Company, Stuart Townsley Photography, R & A Marketing

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that 1 in 36 children are on the autism spectrum. This event supports families, children, and adults affected by autism.

Co-Hosts: Joey Amato – Rock N Roll City Mattress, Stuart Carlitz – Bedding Industries of America, Bo Coconis – Coconis Furniture, Randy Coconis – Coconis Furniture, Nick Hrkman – Southerland Sleep, Karina Jett – Coldwell Banker Premier Realty, Mike McQuiston – Carpenter, Anthony Mehran – Huffman Koos Furniture, Myra Stone – Independent Representative, David Wachendorfer – Delandis Sleep, Jerry Williams – Retail Service Systems Inc.

For more information and to view the silent auction items, visit Ante4autism.com.



About Ante4autism
Ante4autism is an annual event aimed at raising awareness and funds for autism-related charities. The event features a poker tournament, silent auction, and celebrity appearances to support families, children, and adults on the autism spectrum.