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Ken Howard to appear as special guest at Wags to Riches “Monte Carlo Night”

Ken Howard is best known for his role as former Chicago Bulls player Ken Reeves in the television show “The White Shadow.” - Contributed photo
Ken Howard is best known for his role as former Chicago Bulls player Ken Reeves in the television show “The White Shadow.”
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The Friday Harbor Animal Shelter will be celebrating its 30th anniversary this year at the Wags to Riches “Monte Carlo Night,” Saturday, June 16, 5-10 p.m., at the San Juan County Main Fairground Building. The special guest for the evening will be actor Ken Howard, best known for his role as former Chicago Bulls player Ken Reeves in the television show “The White Shadow.”

He was elected president of the Screen Actors Guild in September 2009 and elected to a second term in September 2011. Ken and his wife Linda are strong advocates of rescue shelters around the country.

Casino gaming at the event will be provided by Casino Events of Seattle, featuring Blackjack, Roulette, Craps and Poker with professional tables and dealers. There will also be food, spirits, a silent auction and ‘over the top” raffles. You can also enjoy live music and dancing with Seattle's premier dance band “Brickhouse.”

Tickets are $85 per person for advanced purchase and $125 at the door and includes $500 of gaming script. At the end of the gaming, turn in your chips or script for some great raffle prizes, including a weekend getaway for two to Vegas. Dress is evening or party attire/black tie optional.

Tickets are available at the Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor.

Seating is limited, so get your tickets early. Call the shelter at 378-2158 for ticket information or if you would like to donate to the auction.  And raffle tickets for a Costa Rica Dream vacation are still available at $10 each and the drawing will be held at the the event.

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