Charitable organizations conducting bingo in Texas are allowed to award up to $2,500 per four hour occasion and $750 per game in prizes. The Runge VFW conducts charitable bingo every Monday and Thursday at the VFW Post located at 130 Aransas in Runge, starting at 7:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6 p.m.
The organization first started conducting bingo many years ago and has been conducting bingo for more than 40 years. Elo Pfeifer, Post Commander and Bingo Conductor for the organization’s bingo activities is very pleased with the success of their bingo activities and with continued increases in attendance. Included in the bingo fun are Whopperz, Tic Tac Lucky & Comet games, as well as the door prizes are given away at each event.
The snack bar is open both evenings at 6:30 for players and take out orders. The menu includes sandwiches, chips, hot sandwiches, nachos, cakes and candy. Soft drinks and beer are also offered.
The Runge VFW Post also offers a large reception hall for groups that want to celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday, anniversary, wedding reception, graduation party, family reunion or quinceanera. The hall is the largest in the area for these activities and is also available for Company meetings.
VFW Post 9189 invites everyone to come to their bingo games for a chance to be a winner and share in the prize money.