Bridges Domestic Violence Center Hosts Annual Jokers & Jackpots Gala


Bridges Domestic Violence Center will host its Annual Jokers & Jackpots Gala, which is being presented by Williamson Medical Center on Saturday, August 4 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. in Liberty Hall at The Factory at Franklin. Attendees are encouraged to wear festive attire to coincide with this year’s birthday party theme as Bridges celebrates their 20 years of service in Williamson County. Other local businesses who are supporting the event include Southland Title & Escrow Co., Inc., First Tennessee Foundation, Molly Maid, Pinnacle Financial Partners, Robertson Media Group/YOUR Williamson, Southern Events and Vanderbilt Franklin Women’s Center.

Guests will have the opportunity to play a variety of casino games including Texas Hold’em, poker, roulette, craps and blackjack. Chips can be “cashed in” for prizes that will be given away at the end of the evening. For those who love to shop, there will be a silent auction that includes artwork, jewelry, home décor and gift items, tickets to performances and attractions, restaurant gift cards, sports items, pampering services and getaways. Special items will be available in the live auction. In addition, guests can taste food from local restaurants and caterers such as Catering & Events by Suzette, Puckett’s Boat House, Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe and more, sip on beer, wine and cocktails, dance to classic and contemporary hits, and enjoy a few surprises.

Tickets are $95 per person, $185 per couple, or $1,000 for a reserved table of 10. For further details on this event or to make reservations, please visit All proceeds benefit Bridges.

Founded in 1998, Bridges Domestic Violence Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to the belief that no woman, man or child, under any circumstance, should be subjected to domestic abuse. Bridges’ services include a crisis intervention team, shelter, case management, court and child advocacy, support groups, outreach and community education presentations.