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World Series of Cuero Fundraiser

The Cuero Chamber of Commerce Agriculture & Visitors Center began the Texas Hold'em Fundraiser in 2009 to help raise money for the Chamber's economic and community development programs throughout the year.

The event was such a success that we've made it an annual event and have added new and exciting table games, a live/silent auction, a gun raffle with amazing guns, and a meal that will satisfy your taste buds.

You don't have to be an avid player to enjoy the event. Come out and enjoy fellowship, laughs, good food with great friends.

All bets are on this Saturday, August 1 as the Cuero Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 7th Annual World Series of Cuero Fundraiser at The Venue on Church Street.

Events include the ever-popular Wine Run, the long awaited Main Event Texas Hold’em, and the first ever post tournament Casino Night.

The 6th Annual Wine Run will feature shopping at over a dozen locations throughout Cuero. Check-in for the Wine Run will begin at 10:30 a.m. Upon check-in each participant will receive their wine bag, shopping game card to be stamped at each store visited, customized wine glass, discount coupons and treats provided by the participating merchants. The participants will be divided into groups consisting of 10 and will board chauffeured driven vans and escorted to their assigned shopping destinations. The vans will depart The Venue at 11 a.m. and return at 4 p.m. An added feature to the Wine Run this year is a cooking class at The Cooking Depot. Celebrity chef will be Andrea Pizzitola Thompson-a graduate of the International Culinary School of the Art Institute and has had her own catering company. She developed the pilot program for the H-E-B Bunker Hill Market in Houston and was their sole teacher for two years. She is presently writing her MarryMe Good Cookbook and teaching private cooking classes.

The World Series of Cuero “Texas Hold ‘Em” registration begins at 12:30 p.m., with the event starting promptly at 2 p.m. Beverages and snacks will be served throughout the day.

The top 10 participants in game will advance to the “winner’s table” receiving cash-value items for their placements. The first place winner will receive a sterling silver bracelet with the World Series of Cuero logo custom designed by Torin Bales along with cash-value prizes. The second place winner earning a hand engraved belt buckle with the event logo from Double J Saddlery along with other cash value prizes.

Other awards presented during the event include a token trophy for the first person out and the person with the highest hand will receive a $500 prize.

The silent auction will be going on throughout the day until 6:30 p.m. with the Live Auction taking place during the dinner.

After a delicious dinner prepared by the Cuero Turkeyfest Cooking Team, guests can enjoy the first ever Casino Night beginning at 8 p.m. The Non-Profit organization The Hallettsville Stars, will be bring games that include blackjack, craps, Texas Hold‘em, roulette, and more. At the conclusion of the gaming individuals will exchange their chips for tickets. These tickets will then be placed in drawing containers for a chance to win fun prizes.

For more information, call the Chamber office at 275-2112.