Drive any vehicle in Austin's House Poker Run

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Drive any kind of vehicle in the fourth annual Austin's House Poker Run on Sunday. Registration is 9-10 a.m. at Century 21 Clark Properties, 1674 Highway 395, Minden.

The poker run starts at Century 21 and continues to the Genoa Bar, Jethro's in the Gardnerville Ranchos, Wolf Creek Inn in Markleeville, Iggy and Squiggy's at Holbrook Junction and concludes with a barbecue and live music by Dean Brownell in Heritage Park in Gardnerville.

The 81-mile poker run lasts about two hours. Cost of $25 includes commemorative ride pin, bandana, raffle ticket and barbecue picnic and music in Heritage Park. The cost of second rider is $15. There will be prizes for raffles and the best poker hand.

Advance tickets available at Century 21 Clark Properties, or call Tina or Danny at 782-7111.

The poker run benefits the Austin's House children's shelter of Northern Nevada. Children are placed at Austin's House after being removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect, and have no other place to go. Austin's House provides the basic living necessities including proper nutrition, hygiene, rest, nurturing, recreation, companionship, education, and life skills training. Austin's House has cared for more than 140 children since opening in September 2007.

Make donations to Austin Kirby Foundation, ATTN: Danny Villalobos, Century 21 Clark Properties, 1674 Highway 395, Minden, NV 89423. Information,


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