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Sunnyside-Woodside Lions Club Holding Casino Fundraiser Trip to Pennsylvania This Month

The Sands Casino sign over the old ore crane of Bethlehem Steel.(CyberXRef via Wikimedia CC BY-SA 3.0)

May 8, 2018 By Nathaly Pesantez

The Sunnyside-Woodside Lions Club is inviting the public to an all-day fundraising trip at a casino in Pennsylvania later this month.

The community advocacy group will head to the Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania on May 20 on a bus departing from Sunnyside at 9 a.m.

The six-hour trip includes gambling at the casino resort and shopping at the outlets within the large complex.

Tickets cost $45, with a $20 slot playback voucher from the casino included and an additional $5 voucher for food.

The funds raised at the event will go toward the club for its activities and operational costs throughout the year, according to Liz Taylor, a member of the group.

Tickets must be secured in advance and paid for in exact cash or a check. To secure a seat, contact Liz Taylor at 917-972-1839, or Gemma Culle at 718-607-3575.

The bus will pick up attendees at Queens Boulevard and 41st Street, in front of The Courtyard Ale House, beginning at 8:45 a.m. It will return to the same site at approximately 9 p.m. the same day.

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Why can’t the comments here be edited better. Why do we have to continue to put up with the senseless letters from morons like El loco and oil beef hooked. Their nonsense has ruined this paper. Their obvious goal is to undermine this fine newspaper. What I do with my dog in the privacy of my home is my business. And oh yes there is no such person as Howard Brickman.

El loco

I won’t go if Al from Woodside goes or Rick goes. He may bring his dogs. Oooh.

El loco

Is there a way that I could get the names of the people going on the trip so that I can check them out before I attend. I’m very picky whom I socialize with.

community advocate stupidity

fundraiser at an event thats designed to see that you leave penniless from gambling. this advocacy group is obviously a bunch of morons.

Howard brickman

This group the lions club gives our kids two free parties a year a halloween party and a easter party.. I suggest that the public check out their volunteer efforts and possibly join club and help as well.. we just raised over 6,ooo last year for a blind vet to get a seeing eye dog as well…. this should warm your heart… call they up and go to one of their meetings…. I have been a member for the past 4 years as well….


You sound like a real pleasure to be around. If you have a gambling problem, please seek help. Don’t cast your frailties on others, it’s quite unseemly.


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