Magnetic Consulting Group helps raise money for Operation Smile in a charity poker night.
June 19, 2011 (Newswire) - Magnetic Consulting Group joined local companies, family and friends in a charity poker night to raise money for Operation Smile. On May 14th, several members of the local community gathered to play poker and raffle prizes all to raise money for the charity.
Magnetic Consulting Group is a sales and marketing firm founded in 2010. The Sacramento based firm is in charge of acquiring and retaining clients for its national clients. Companies hire Magnetic Consulting to act as a middle man between the services they provide and the account holders who are using the service.
Operation Smile is a non-profit organization established in 1982 to help provide surgeries across the world to children born with facial deformities. According to the organization, more than 200,000 children are born with a severe cleft condition each year. Since its inception, Operation Smile has become one of the most prominent children's charities in the world and currently has a presence in over 60 countries.
Saturday night's poker event was an open invite to local community members as well as local companies. All profits from the participants buy-ins went directly to Operation Smile. The event took place in Sacramento with a buy in of $10.
"We were excited to be able to participate in the event. I know how much the team here understands the value of working hard, not only in their careers, but also within the community. I think with that mentality, the members of our team will be able to do great things both in and out of the workplace," explains Eric Dvorak, President of Magnetic Consulting Group.
Since they have been in business, Magnetic Consulting Group has been involved in several community service efforts from helping out in local events to helping at a local animal shelter. The company is currently planning a charity kickball tournament to raise money for Susan G. Komen For The Cure to raise money for breast cancer awareness.