The Italian Catholic Federation will sponsor a “Day at the Chukchansi Casino” on Jan. 24, 2012. Participanats will leave Merced for the casino at 9:00 a.m. The bus will depart from 23rd and M streets, (across from the post office.) The cost is $27 a person. Please bring your driver’s license or other photo ID to receive a $10 refund to play and $5 towards your lunch. There will be free bingo and a raffle with prizes and refreshments on the bus. The bus will leave the casino for Merced at 3:30 p.m. Make your reservations by calling Nettie (209) 383-4819 or email at Natalinas@comcast.net. Deadline for reservations is Jan. 18. Proceeds will go to the Diocese of Fresno Seminarian Fund.