BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lamark Media, an innovative full-service digital marketing agency, partnered with After-School All-Stars as a premier sponsor and strategic partner for the 3rd Annual All-In for All-Stars private charity poker tournament. The tournament was held on January 22, 2017, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Nobu Miami Beach, Florida.
The charity event benefitted the local South Florida students enrolled in After School All-Stars (ASAS), Arnold Schwarzenegger's foundation for at-risk youth that provides comprehensive after-school programs that keep children safe and help them succeed in school and life.
Hosted by Wayne Boich, Mark Groussman and Sean Posner, and featuring celebrity comedian Tom Arnold, the event featured top prizes from HUBLOT. The tournament took place in a private space at Chef Nobu Matsuhisa's Nobu Miami, 4525 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Sushi and Japanese-Peruvian fare were served with hand-crafted cocktails in a pre-tournament reception. A premium open bar and hand-rolled cigars were available throughout, along with fine wine and liquor tastings. Premier Sponsors of the event included Nobu Miami, Hublot, Crystal Cruises, Hard Rock Hotels, Inspirato, Lamark Media, Miami Marlins, Miami Heat, Fox Sports Florida, Rose Magazine, XM Cigar Co., Chivas, Haute Living, Louis XIII, and Estrella Damm. Numerous athletes and celebrities were in attendance to support the cause and participated in the live auction, all in efforts to create awareness for the After-School All-Stars charity.
"We are honored to sponsor this event and will continue to support this great organization as a strategic partner to increase awareness for an amazing cause. As a new father myself, I am even more aware of the importance and value in providing children with the tools that they need to achieve success throughout all stages of life."
– Bryan Shetsky, Founder and CEO of Lamark Media
ASAS South Florida's VP of External Affairs Natalia Sol thanks Lamark Media for their participation in the 2017 tournament.
"We are tremendously grateful to the many incredible partners that supported this important fundraising effort to ensure that critical programs for our community's most at-risk students can be provided every day from 3-6pm. Working with Lamark Media enables us to amplify our message and engage our greater community in this important work."
– Natalia Sol, Vice President of External Affairs of the South Florida chapter of After-School All-Stars
NFL Conference Championship games were broadcasted on large screen televisions during the tournament and silent auction, keeping the sports theme throughout, while philanthropists, celebrities, athletes and other supporters enjoyed a day of celebration and fundraising at Nobu on Miami Beach.
Since its inception, the All-In for All-Stars event has raised over $1 million towards the charity fulfilling their mission to help middle school youth through the nation's largest school-based, comprehensive after-school program.
About Lamark Media
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About After School All-Stars
Founded in 1992, After-School All-Stars (ASAS) is a leading national provider of year-round, school-based, comprehensive afterschool programs. The organization's mission is to keep children safe and help them succeed in school and in life. Every school day, students in low-income communities have access to free programs that offer academic support, enrichment opportunities, and health and fitness activities. Over 70,000 children from 19 U.S. regions benefit: ASAS serves Atlanta, Bay Area, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Hawaii, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Newark, New York, North Texas, Orlando, Philadelphia, Puget Sound, San Antonio, South Florida, Tampa, Toledo and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.as-as.org.
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