Lucky Flames

Lucky Flames

Namaste Charter School’s second annual Lucky Flames Casino & Poker Night hosted by the Associate Board will take place Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Chicago Cultural Center.

To donate a gift certificate or item to the Lucky Flames silent auction or poker tournament, please complete this form.

Corporate and individual Lucky Flames sponsorship opportunities are available here; event sponsorships start at $1,000.

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Enter our Lucky Flames Poker Tournament for a chance to win exclusive prizes, including a 3-night stay at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, a Jawbone fitness tracker and a Google Chromecast!
All event tickets include $25 in casino chips; upgrade to the poker tournament for just $25 more.

To learn about our event or for more information about the Associate Board, please contact Kathryn Nelson, Development Associate: or 773-715-9558 ext. 289.

Thank you to our generous 2014 event sponsors:




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Hosted by Namaste Charter School’s Associate Board

Kate Bluestein Elements Chicago

Alyssa Case Quaker Foods and Snacks

Matt Cote Eicoff

Brian Dougherty Duane Morris

Elaina Emerick Holland & Knight LLP

Sara Garner Quaker Foods and Snacks

Priya Gopalakrishnan IIT – Chicago Kent College of Law

Carly Levin Scott Lyon & Company

Sumitha Pitroda Aon Corporation

Sarah Rand American Institutes for Research

Suzy Rupp Gatorade

Sara Urben Namaste Charter School 

Justin Weiner Molo Lamken LLP

Josh Youngblood Northwestern Mutual


The first annual Lucky Flames Casino & Poker Night hosted by the Associate Board was held October 19, 2013 at the Chicago Cultural Center.

Thank you to our guests, donors, volunteers and event sponsors for making our 2013 event a success! With your support and generosity, the Lucky Flames Casino and Poker Night raised over $75,000 for the Namaste Charter School students and community.