Johnston Community College Foundation Hosts First-Ever Casino Night

Published: October 24, 2022

The new event raised over $68,000 in support of Johnston Community College

Man and woman in Roaoring 20s attire

Johnston Community College Foundation recently hosted its annual raffle fundraiser with an exciting, new twist. The 2022 Annual Raffle & Casino Night, presented by, was a Roaring Twenties themed event that raised  $68,000, to-date, to help sustain programs including professional development grants, awards to faculty and staff for strategic projects to increase enrollment and enhance offerings, and direct institutional support.

Anyone who purchased a ticket for the Annual Raffle & Casino Night had a chance to win a $5,000 cash prize in the Reverse Raffle that kicked off the evening. The nearly 200 guests in attendance were offered the opportunity to be part of the best dressed “flapper” and “dapper” contest to be awarded $500 each. Following the Reverse Raffle, attendees played casino games including blackjack, craps, poker, and roulette for their chance to win great prizes including a beach vacation, jewelry, a gym membership, and massage package.

Special thanks to everyone who supported and attended, including our 2022 Annual Raffle & Casino Night event sponsors:, HH Architecture, Lynch Mykins, Salas O’Brien, Timmons Group, Donnie Lassiter, Pirate’s Pest & Termite Control, Piedmont Service Group, The Linsey Dale Team with Hometowne Realty, Hinnant Family Vineyards, The Little Brown Jug, Coastal Beverage Company, Interstate outdoor, Inc., KS Bank, Town Market, Triangle Insurance & Benefits, Dean & Melissa Vandemark, Wilson & Associates, CPAs, LLP, Sleep Inn & Suites at I-95, SIA Group, StorrOffice Environments, Beth Watson with Coldwell Banker, Coates Hearing Clinic, P.A., Johnston Now Magazine, Dr. Robert & Mrs. Karen Lippitt, Quality Care Animal Hospital, Zaxby’s, Oink ‘N Moo, Stephenson General Contractors, Barnes & Noble,, Truist Bank, Call Pernell Heating & Air Conditioning, Breeden Law Office, Student Access, Arc3 Gases, Crooked Row Produce, Huebner Family McDonald’s. We also want to thank our event supporters: Howell Woods, Allision Elsee, Evans Jewelers, Golden Corral, Perfectly Pampered Salon & Spa, and Woodalls Fitness & Performance Center.


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