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Ante4Autism Set for Las Vegas Market

Roger and Jeanne Magowitz, and Karl and Cathi Glassman have signed on again as Gold sponsors to support the 6th Annual Ante4Autism poker event during Las Vegas Furniture Market.

The tourney is set for the Grand Event Center on Sunday, Jan, 26 at 7 p.m. at the Golden Nugget Las Vegas.

In addition, Quality Mattress Outlet of Youngstown, Ohio, is a Silver sponsor this year; and Janet Pickett is a Bronze sponsor. The Simmons Mattress Company and Solutions in Sleep have donated merchandise for the 6th Annual event as well.

Sponsors for the 2014 Ante4Autism include:
* $5,000 Diamond Sponsors, Symbol Mattress Company and APJL Consulting.
* $2,500 Platinum Sponsors,  Leggett & Platt, Mattress Matters and High Risk Pregnancy Center in Las Vegas.
* $1,000 Gold Sponsors, Roger and Jeanne Magowitz, Karl and Cathi Glassman and Restonic Mattress.
* $500 Silver Sponsors, Quality Mattress Outlet, Shari and Kevin Wagner, Corsicana, Myra Stone and Jake Monnier, a Special Fund for Charities and Mantua Manufacturing Co.
* $250 Bronze Sponsors, Janet Pickett, Wright Global Graphics, and Judi and Kerry Lebensburger.

Registration, donation and sponsorship information is online here. Sponsorships still are available at the following levels: $5,000 Diamond, $2,500 Platinum, $1,000 Gold, $500 Silver and $250 Bronze.  

All furniture retailers, buyers, manufacturers, sales representatives and suppliers attending the Las Vegas Market, as well as local Las Vegas residents, are invited to the 6th Annual Ante4Autism event.

The Texas Hold’em Tournament will benefit Autism Speaks. There also will be a silent auction during the evening for participants. The buy in for this event is $125, with re-buys and add-ons available for $40. $100 of each entry goes directly to Autism Speaks.

All players will receive an Autism Speaks pin for entering, and light snacks and beverages provided throughout the event. All final table players will receive great merchandise prizes, and the winner will also receive the Grand Champion winner’s plaque. Complete details of the event are available here(, and participants can register online now.

Partners donating merchandise for this year’s event incude Simmons Mattress Company, Solutions in Sleep, Tempur-Pedic, Restonic of New Albany, IN, The Cleveland Indians, and Chip and Karina Jett. They are looking for additional donations for the raffle, silent auction and final table players. Please contact Co-Host Doug Krinsky( to make a donation or to help.

Co-Hosts for the 6th Annual event include Gary Blackney, Simmons; Allen Parvizian, APJL Consulting; Myra Stone, Independent Representative; Randy Coconis, Coconis Furniture; Richie Gallaher, Tempur-Pedic; Stuart Carlitz, Eclipse International; Phil Miner, Symbol Mattress; Mike McQuiston, Symbol Mattress; Jerry Williams, Retail Service Systems; Anthony Mehran, Huffman Koos Furniture; Joseph Amato, Mattress Matters; Mark Quinn, Leggett and Platt; and Doug Krinsky, Restonic.

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