Bikers hold toy/poker ‘run’

TV Hagenah

Motorcycles will be hitting the pavement Sunday, Nov. 21 for the United States Veterans Motorcycle Club, Badlands Chapter third annual Toy and Poker Run.

According to “Bear” Whitener who is the Tucumcari spokesman for the organization, the “run” will begin at 1 p.m. at the Pow Wow Restaurant and Lizard Lounge which is sponsoring the event.

Whitener said the entry fee for the poker run is a toy “worth at least $5 and two cans of non-perishable food.
Whitener also said there will be both door prizes and a 50/50 drawing at the event which has been set up to benefit La Casa de la Hope.

“There will also be prizes for the best and worst hands in the poker run,” said Whitener.

Whitener said the first motorcycle will leave at 1:30 p.m. with others going out at regular intervals until 3 p.m.