Poker run to benefit dogs
CHARLESTON - Big Dogs Boxer Rescue will have a Bikers 4 Boxers Poker Run on Saturday. Registration will be from 11 a.m. to noon at Quaker Steak and Lube at 2931 Mountaineer Blvd. The cost is $10.
A poker run is an event at which participants visit checkpoints to pick up a playing card. At the end of the run, the rider with the best hand will win $100. There also will be a worst hand prize and a 50/50 drawing.
Big Dogs Boxer Rescue is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization that houses rescued dogs in foster homes until they are adopted. For more information, call Jessica Cutlip at (304) 493-6688. To see adoptable dogs, visit petfinder.com/shelters/WV182.html.
2 events to aid children’s charity
ASHLAND - Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Tri-State will have two events in conjunction with Summer Motion.
‰The ninth annual Bid for Kids’ Sake at 7 p.m. Saturday at Bellefonte Country Club at 208 Country Club Drive.
The event will include a silent auction and a live auction featuring a variety of items, including trips, sports memorabilia, themed baskets and jewelry.
Kristie and Jay Whitlatch are chairing the event; admission is $20 per person or $30 per couple.
‰The 16th annual Golf For Kids’ Sake will be June 30 at the country club.
Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and will feature a shamble format with a shotgun start at 9 a.m.
The cost is $125 per person or $500 per team; breakfast and lunch are included.
Proceeds from both events will benefit the local agency.
For more information, call (606) 329-8799.
‘Girls’ Night Out’ to be Wednesday
ASHLAND - The Boyd County Public Library will show the movie “That Awkward Moment” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the main branch as part of the monthly program “Girls’ Night Out,” which meets the last Wednesday of the month.
Attendees are asked to bring a dish to share or $2 to cover the cost of pizza. The main branch is at 1740 Central Ave.
BCC bridge winners named
BELLEFONTE - Bellefonte Country Club bridge winners for June 18 were: first — Clara Marcum; second — Betty Cooper; third — Karen Maher; fourth — Juanita Ditty.
Waltz will be taught in July
HUNTINGTON - The waltz will be taught from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays at the Underwood Center, 632 Ninth Ave.
Participants are encouraged to dress comfortably and wear shoes that slide easily or an old pair of socks.
The cost is $6; no partner is required.
For more information, call Gayle Riggs at (304) 453-1250 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rush church fundraiser slated
RUSH - Faith Freewill Baptist Church will host a fundraiser from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the church on Stinson Road. There will be music, an auction, hot dogs and baked goods. Donations will help pay Roger Morrison’s final expenses.
For more information, call (606) 686-2319.
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