Benefit aids police, firefightersWritten by Kristen Criswell | | firstname.lastname@example.org
The fourth annual Fallen Heroes Pokers Run benefiting Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is Aug. 7.
“It’s a good cause. Cops and firefighters are the unsung heroes of the country, beside our military, and that’s what this is for,” said Rob Kay, founder of Fallen Heroes.
Fallen Heroes is a group of police and firefighters, Axemen Professional Firefighters Motorcycle Club and Toledo Warthogs Motorcycle Club, who host the ride to raise money for their causes. The groups will split the proceeds from the poker run and donate it to C.O.P.S. and MDA.
Registration is 10 a.m. at Connxtions Comedy Club, 5319 Heatherdowns. The first bike leaves at noon with the last bike is out at 1:30 p.m. The poker run ends at Six Pack Bar and Grill, 710 S. Reynolds Road.
Prizes will be awarded for individuals who have the best and worst poker hands. The event will also feature a silent, a raffle and entertainment, Kay said.
The ride is $25 for singles and $35 for couples. The cost includes a t-shirt and dinner.
Individuals can register online, or the day of the event.
For more information or to register, visit www.fallenheroesride.org/pokerrun/.