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Poker run for UNMC cancer research June 30 
Like to ride or drive for a good cause? Join us on Saturday, June 30 a poker run to help benefit breast cancer research and a memorial scholarship. In the last two years, we have raised more than $1,300 for the UNMC Eppley Cancer Center for breast cancer research and the Frances Brinkman Memorial Scholarship, which is given to a physician assistant student. The run starts and ends at The Station House at Sokol Park in LaPlatte, with the ride going through Iowa. All vehicles are welcome. Clean up the convertible or ride the wind on a motorcycle. There is a $10 donation per entry. Sign in is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cash prizes will be given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place hands. Live music will include "The Two Racoons" from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and "Drunken Intentions" from 8 p.m. to midnight. There will be raffles, 50/50 drawings and food and drinks available for purchase. There also will be camping available. Please call Diane Landon at 402-679-3268 for more information.

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