PEO Mardi Gras Bunco

Fundraising for our PEO Chapter! It’s springtime and we are ready to party-Bunco style. Our theme was Mardi Gras and there were beads flowing, dice rolling, shouts of “bunco”, and raffle tickets sold for

opportunity baskets. AllĀ  of this fun went to support women who need a loan or scholarship to start their education or continue it.

Bunco is a dice game where absolutely no skill is involved. You roll three dice at the same time and hope a predesignated number come up. If you are lucky enough to roll three of a kind you win a bunco or baby bunco. Of course, there are other rules, but it’s a fairly simple game. And because it is so simple, there is lots of laughing and shouting going on as players roll the dice .

For refreshments we had yummy cake pops decorated in Mardi Gras colors. Yes, I made them for the cause. Someone else made a King Cake and a decadent bread pudding with hot rum sauce!

In order to raise money for our philanthropy, we designed baskets full of all sorts

Ready to play a three minute round.

of goodies. Each basket had a value of approximately $50. Tickets were drawn and 10 lucky winners went home with baskets. We made a great little profit and proceeds were sent to support scholarships.