Stories tagged with: poker run

July 6, 2014 - 5:08pm
3 weeks 2 days ago

The recovery process continues for a 16-year-old Philo High School student injured in a motorcycle crash in May.

Over 50 riders and many other supporters turned out to Riverside Cafe Sunday for a poker run to benefit Mariah Moore. In addition to the run which covered over 120 miles, the benefit also featured a 50-50 raffle, door prizes, food, a Chinese auction, live entertainment, and a dunk tank. Mariah's mother, Lori, said she can't thank the community enough for...

June 28, 2014 - 3:10pm
4 weeks 3 days ago

As 19-year-old Mariah Swingle continues to recover from a serious motorcycle accident that occurred last month, the community continues to show support for her and her family.

Around 100 bikes turned out for a poker run Saturday morning. For $10 a bike or $15 per double, motorcyclists enjoyed the 73 mile ride to help raise money for the Mariah Swingle Benefit Fund.

"Just thank you as a community for coming together the way you have," said Jeff Swingle, Mariah's...

July 6, 2013 - 7:19pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

After a local woman suffered injuries from a bad accident her friends rallied together in support.

Saturday there was a poker run in honor of Misty Wisecarver at Bucket's Place in Zanesville. At the fundraiser, Benefit organizers planned different ways to raise money for their friend.

"The proceeds that we take in for the run will go to Misty and the other half to whoever wins the poker run unless they choose to donate it back to her. We're going to have a half and half...

May 24, 2013 - 5:47pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

16-month-old Sebastian was diagnosed with down syndrome, a heart defect, a bowel blockage and Tracheomalacia. As he grows, so do his medical bills. His family is holding a poker run fundraiser to help offset the cost of his medical bills.

"It starts at Fat Boy's in Avondale and it ends at Fat Boy's. First bike goes out at 11:00 a.m., last one at 1:00 p.m. We're going to have a band and we're going to have food and we're going to have a silent auction and a 50/50, and it's...

October 6, 2010 - 5:42pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

A benefit is being held to help the woman who was brutally attacked in a robbery at the Light House Inn.

Cindy Sharrer required serious medical attention that she received in Columbus following the robbery that happened on September 2. Now she has hefty bills to pay, which is why a benefit poker run is being held this Saturday at the East End Cafe on Greenwood Avenue.

"She's been a good friend to so many for so many years, and she works hard to take care of her husband who...

July 17, 2010 - 5:23pm
4 years 1 week ago

The American Legion Color Guard hopes to put their old uniforms on the shelf after today's fundraiser.

Legion post 29 in Zanesville held a poker run, steak fry, and Chinese auction to raise money for new uniforms.

"Every cent that we collect, except for the expenses we bought, but everything else will go to the post," says Larry Shanks, Post Commander.

Shanks says the the current uniforms seen a lot of use throughout the years. Buying new ones is not going to be...

May 27, 2010 - 6:23pm
4 years 9 weeks ago

If you're looking for a way to spend your Memorial Day weekend, you can head down to Zane Landing Park this Saturday for the Jaycees Memorial Weekend Fest and Poker Run.

The day starts off with a poker run. Registration begins at 10am and the bikes take off at 11am and travel to New Lexington, Lancaster, Jack Town Pub, and then back to Zanesville. President of the Zanesville Jaycees, David Mortimer, says they're looking forward to a good turnout.

"This is only the second...

May 15, 2010 - 6:46pm
4 years 10 weeks ago

The Zanesville community gathered today to remember a well-loved teen. A walk, poker run, and benefit at the Zanesville Eagles was held today to raise money for the Beau Greiner Scholarship Fund. Beau Greiner attended Foxfire High School and was killed in a car accident on November 24th of last year. Today was dedicated to honoring him and providing a tribute to his family.

Foxfire employee, Matt Abbott says, "Beau touched not only the students his peers he went to school with, he...

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