Keys Team Pink, an Upper Keys volunteer team for the American Cancer Societys Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, will host a fundraising Poker Run, Hot Rods for Ta Tas, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9.
The Poker Run will start at mile marker 100 in Key Largo and cruise as far as Bahia Honda State Park at mile marker 38, before returning to the Upper Keys with an awards banquet that evening.
Details and registration are available at www.Florida-Keys-Poker-Run.com, www.Facebook.com/FloridaKeysPokerRun or by calling Bob Marshall (305) 522-5864.
All makes and models of cars as well as motorcycles are welcome. Prizes will be awarded for the top three hands at the awards banquet Saturday evening. More than $1,000 in prizes will be given away at the event. In addition there will be raffles, music, tee shirt sales and a silent auction at the banquet.
Tickets are available for the banquet and the public is invited to help make this first annual fundraiser Poker Run a success. Reservations for the banquet are available at (305) 522-5864.
The charity event, which will raise funds for the American Cancer Society, is the third charity event held by the Making Strides team. In September the team held a Hot Rods for Ta Tas car show in Key Largo, and held a Paws and Bras event with Marrvelous Pet Rescue earlier this month.
Team Captain Julie Marshall, president of Hibiscus Marketing, said, Today, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 400 lives a day that would have otherwise been lost to cancer. Please sign up today to help this amazing effort and together lets finish the fight against breast cancer.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting nearly 300 communities to finish the fight, according to a press release.
Go to www.MakingStridesWalk.org/FloridaKeys for more information.