Austin Founder Lions Club

Casino Night:  Fabulous “FUNdraising for Vision

Thank you to all the generous companies and individuals who sponsored Casino Night on February 7, 2020, and made in-kind donations for the Silent Auction and the Game Prize Packages!

Title Sponsor

Texas Ophthalmological Association Foundation
401 W. 15th St., Ste. 825
Austin, TX 78701-1667

Speakeasy Bar Sponsors

Haddon + Cowan Architects 

The Cowan Foundation

Memories Photo Booth

Austin Retina Associates

Game Table Sponsors

HillCo Partners (2 tables)

IBC Bank

Texas Society of Architects

Lion Ann Ward for Texas Lions Camp

Event Sponsors

Lion Scott Arnold

Lion Bill Harris, HMG

Lion John Nyfeler

Lion Bob Rizzo

Lion Tom Uhl

Reserved Table Sponsors

Lion Rudy Munguia/Lion Tommy Cowan

Michael Sanchez, TrestleBridge Capital

South Austin Lions Club

Texas School for the Blind & Visually Impaired Lions Members

The Lahr Family

Lion Lamar Urbanovsky

UT Health Austin

In-Kind Donations for Silent Auction

Almar Furs Mink Coat 

  • ·         Donated by Lillie Gilligan

Domain Date Night

  • ·         Archer Hotel Austin
  • ·         Barb Battista Graphic Design
  • ·         Blo Dry Bar
  • ·         Cyclone Anaya's Mexican Restaurant
  • ·         2nd Bar + Kitchen

Golfers Paradise

  • ·         ATX Golf – Lions Municipal Golf Course
  • ·         Balcones County Club
  • ·         Wes Phillips Golf Pro
  • ·         Top Golf

Hand-Made Designer Sunglasses

  • ·         Santa Fe Optical


  • ·         Original Color Photograph by Vickie Flaugher

Wine Lovers Package

  • ·         Becker Vineyards
  • ·         Four Point Cellars
  • ·         Solaro Estate Winery
  • ·         Stone House Vineyard
  • ·         William Chris Vineyards
  • ·         Wine donated by Tom Uhl

In-Kind Donations for Prize Packages

All about the Arts

  • ·         Blanton Museum of Art
  • ·         The Animal Kingdom photography book autographed by author Randal Ford
  • ·         Mexic-Arte Museum
  • ·         Paramount Theatre

Austin Sports & Fun

  • ·         Capital City Clays
  • ·         Round Rock Express
  • ·         Texas Stars Hockey
  • ·         The Big Iron Gun Shop

Booze Package

  • ·         Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • ·         Tito’s Handmade Vodka

Family Fun

  • ·         Austin Aquarium
  • ·         Olive Garden
  • ·         Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Art Department

Food and Fitness

  • ·         Ro Fitness
  • ·         Tres Amigos Restaurant & Cantina

Girls’ Night Out

  • ·         Jewelry by Patti Robinson
  • ·         Painting with a Twist
  • ·         Rosa’s Café & Tortilla Factory

Great Outdoors

  • ·         Black’s BBQ
  • ·         Drone/Pellet Gun donated by Tommy Cowan

Taste of Austin

  • ·         Fixe Southern House
  • ·         Jack Allen’s Kitchen
  • ·         La Mancha Tex-Mex Tavern
  • ·         Sam’s Boat – Austin
  • ·         Tres Amigos Restaurant & Cantina
  • ·         Waterloo Ice House

Treat Yourself Package

  • ·         Garbo A Salon
  • ·         South Austin Lions Club Gift Basket
  • ·         Urban Betty

Valentine’s Gift Package

  • ·         Brio Tuscan Grill
  • ·         Jewelry by Patti Robinson
  • ·         South Austin Lions Club Gift Basket

Special Thanks

Many people worked hard to make Casino Night a “roaring” success. Thank you to the following businesses and individuals:

Event Management

1930 Model “A” Coupe:  Tommy Cowan

Casino Knights

Decorations and Photo Booth:  Amanda Anguiano 

DJ Services:  Michael Lentz

Event Photographer:  Vickie Flaugher

Graphic Design:  Barb Battista Graphic Design

Norris Conference Centers/Red Oak Ballroom:  Deborah Lampkin

Printing:  Austin Texas Print


Mark Hastings, Austin Founder Lions Club

Leonor Marques, Austin Founder Lions Club

Jim Roberson, Austin Founder Lions Club

Michelle Sawyer, Austin Founder Lions Club

Casino Night Committee

Brittany Hendrickson, Chair, Austin Founder Lions Club

Gaylord Armstrong, Austin Founder Lions Club

Liz Bumguardner, South Austin Lions Club

Tommy Cowan, Austin Founder Lions Club

Patti Robinson, Austin Founder Lions Club

Sam Ruiz, Austin Founder Lions Club

Tom Uhl, Austin Founder Lions Club

Ann Ward, Austin Founder Lions Club

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