LAKE CHARLES, La. — On Saturday, June 14, L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles hosted the 4th Annual Building for Bucks Sand Sculpture Contest at Touloulou’s Beach. As the event organizer, L’Auberge Casino Resort donated $6,750 to local nonprofit organizations who participated in the event. Each organization received $350 just for competing and additional cash prizes were awarded to the three winning teams. The Children’s Museum of Lake Charles received $750 for third place, Lake Charles Pit Bull Rescue received $1,000 for second place and Ainsley’s Angels of took home $1,500 for the top spot, in addition to the $350 for competing. This annual event allows local organizations to promote their mission in a fun and creative way. Sean Demeule, L’Auberge Casino Resort Assistant General Manager, is pictured with members of Ainsley’s Angels.
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