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'Casino Night' Nets $18,000 Jackpot for Cancer Institute

August 19, 1993|BEA MAXWELL

John Wayne Cancer Institute received $18,000 raised at the July 16 "Casino Night" benefit hosted by Chapter II, a new institute support group. The event was held at the Olympic Collection in West Los Angeles. Proceeds will provide psychosocial programs for cancer patients.

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Best Buddies, a nonprofit organization founded by Anthony Shriver, raised $55,000 at its June 29 benefit at the home of Marc and Jane Nathanson. Proceeds will benefit the program, which fosters friendships between college students and mentally disabled people.

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Orthopaedic Hospital was honored July 10 by United Way for providing $887,000 in charity care for needy children in 1992 through the hospital's L.A. County Pediatric Orthopaedic Transfer Program.

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Fulfillment Fund Friends netted $6,000 at a luncheon and fashion show July 7 at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills. The funds will benefit disadvantaged students.

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South Bay Free Clinic's penny drive--collection of pennies over this year--raised $2,000, which will be used to immunize 200 children against diphtheria, tetanus and polio.

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San Fernando Valley Child Guidance Clinic netted $55,000 at its June 10 Western-style benefit dinner-dance at the MountainGate Country Club in Bel-Air. Proceeds will support the clinic's programs for troubled children and their families. Donna Schwarzbach and Janet Canter were co-chairs.

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United Cerebral Palsy Assn. received $10,000 raised by employees of 41 L.A. area companies and other companies around the nation. On June 18, participating employees donated $5 to the "Casual Day" fund-raiser.

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