Bikers bring in $1,500 for charity

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A full house of big hearts at the Third Annual “Hutch” Hutchinson Legacy Poker Run recently raised  $1,500 to  benefit Haven Hospice patients and families in the Tri-County area.

Fifty-three bikers, 39 back-seat riders and three cars started their poker run ride at the Haven Hospice Attic Resale Store in Chiefland and stopped along the way at Jamerson-Sheffield American Legion Post 91 in Bell, Keg Room  in Branford, Hammerheads in Live Oak, Phish Heads in Lake City, Great Outdoors Restaurant in High Springs, McKenzie’s Four Corners in Bronson and the Gathering Table Restaurant in Chiefland.

The ride finished up at the South Chiefland Shopping Plaza with an after-party. Participants collected cards along the way for the chance to win best and worst poker hands. Butch Hughes won best hand and a three-night cabin stay at the Blue Ridge Motorcycle Campground. There were also prize drawings, a 50/50 drawing and live music.

The 50/50 Winner Andy Mompeller generously donated the money back to Haven Hospice and Tom Anderson of Sew What! Custom Embroidery also donated a large portion of the event T-shirt sales back to Haven as well. Many thanks to Nurse on Call who sponsored the event and helped to make it happen.