Toys for Tots Poker Run set Oct. 19
The Marine Corps League St. Mary Detachment is holding its annual Toys for Tots Poker Run on Oct. 19 at Daiquiri & Company in Morgan City. Proceeds from the event benefits the local Toys for Tots campaign.
Registration is $20 per biker and $15 per rider plus an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots. Register by 5 p.m. Oct. 15 for a free T-shirt. Walk-in registration will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. Oct. 19 at Daiquiri & Company, in the Eastgate Shopping Center, where the poker run begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m.
All registered participants receive free café au lait, beignet breakfast and barbecue lunch. Prize money will be awarded for first to third place and worst hand. Participants must be 18 or older to win prize money.
Live music will be provided from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m. following the poker run.
For a registration form, email firstname.lastname@example.org or for poker run information call 985-384-3446 or 985-518-4282.
Held in conjunction with the poker run is a Toys for Tots barbecue dinner. Dinners are $8 and consist of barbecued chicken, pulled pork and sausage, rice dressing, barbecued beans and cole slaw.
The meal will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Eastgate Shopping Center parking lot. Advance tickets are being sold. For tickets email email@example.com or contact any St. Mary Detachment member.