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John Kats raising money to fight childhood cancer for his birthday

John Kats raising money to fight childhood cancer for his birthday
Posted at 12:36 PM, Feb 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-25 21:42:32-05

The man-about-town John Katsilometes is raising money for St. Baldrick's Foundation during his 51st birthday party on Sunday.

Starting at 9 p.m. inside Tuscany Suites & Casino, the celebration will feature musical performances in a show called "One Card Short of a Full Deck."

“What we have accepted in these parties is that we are never playing with a full deck,” said Katsilometes. “In fact, if you feel you’re playing with a full deck, stay home and watch the repeat of the Oscars telecast.”

The performance is hosted by Kenny Davidsen, and will feature stars from "Reckless in Vegas," "Raiding the Rock Vault," and "Zombie Burlesque." Other stars slated to perform include Frankie Moreno, Chris Phillips of Zowie Bowie, Melody Sweets, and more.

Instead of a cover charge, Katsilometes is accepting donations to the St. Baldrick's Foundation here. Guests can also buy "Fizzy Water" mocktails and cocktails, with each purchase benefitting St. Baldrick's.

The annual St. Baldrick's Day head-shaving event raises money for childhood cancer research by letting celebrities shave the heads of Las Vegans. This year's fundraiser will take place at the New York-New York Hotel & Casino on March 11 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.