This year the NAACP Milwaukee Branch is encouraging bingo players, among membership and friends, to help 20 of the 31 local charities selected to receive a charitable gift in December of this year from the Heart of Canal Street Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s Play Big Bingo program.
A random drawing will occur at that time and the NAACP Milwaukee Branch will have four (4) drawing opportunities to be selected as a winner.
For more information about Play bingo and the Heart of Canal Street, please use the link below:
LINK: Play Bingo!
Interested in a NAACP – Bingo Night (contact: Clarence P. Nicholas, 1st Vice-President
or call 414-562-1000).
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