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Alliance For Children to Host 8th Annual Let’s Play Bingo Ladies Luncheon Feb. 17

Fort Worth-based Alliance For Children is hosting its eighth annual Let’s Play Bingo Ladies Luncheon, a unique event to bring Tarrant County ladies together for a common cause: the prevention of child abuse. Emcees Deborah Ferguson, NBC 5’s morning anchor and Steve Lamb, WBAP radio host will lead over 550 women in six Bingo games.

“Seeing over 500 Tarrant County women join together all in the name of preventing child abuse is extraordinary. Through this memorable event, these women are able to be a force in the community, making a difference for local children and families,” said Julie Evans, Alliance For Children’s Executive Director in a press release.

The event will be held on Feb. 17 from 10:00am to 2:30pm at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel. A decadent lunch, champagne reception and prizes will all be included for event attendees as well as an opportunity to bid on exclusive silent and live auction items such as select trips, a Neiman Marcus spa package and Dallas Mavericks game passes.

Proceeds received through Let’s Play Bingo support Alliance For Children’s high quality, trauma focused programs for children offered at no cost to families. While Alliance For Children centers provide protection and hope to victims of child abuse, our education team trains the community in ways to better protect children from abuse. The event hopes to bring to light the significance of child abuse in Tarrant County.


Alliance For Children is the only Children’s Advocacy Center in Tarrant County and one of the first Children’s Advocacy Center programs established in Texas. It is a multidisciplinary coalition of experts who work side-by-side to efficiently and collaboratively bring justice and healing to children and families affected by child sexual abuse, severe and life-threatening child physical abuse, child fatalities and child witnesses to violent crime. Alliance For Children partners with 23 local law enforcement agencies, Cook Children’s Medical Center, Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney’s Office and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Its mission is to protect Tarrant County children from child abuse through teamed investigations, healing services and community education. It operates child-friendly centers in Arlington, Fort Worth, Hurst and Lakeside. Since its start in 1992, Alliance For Children has served more than 50,000 children and their protective caregivers.

For more information please visit the organization’s website. publishes every week.
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