News from Seaton

Renea Anderson/Correspondent

On Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 the sixth annual Poker Run and Benefit for MDA\ALS Association (Lou Gehrig's Disease) in memory of Robin Laughlin will be held starting in Keithsburg.

The event will start at Tweety’s in Keithsburg with sign-up at 11 a.m., then on to Deeter’s in New Boston, Chubba and Boone Docks in Joy, Beer Belly’s in Aledo, Sweetwater in Little York and the Long Branch in Oquawka. The cost is $10 per person. 

Eighty percent of the entry fee goes directly to MDA and the remaining twenty percent is for the prizes. Everyone can participate in the run; a motorcycle is not necessary. Drivers and of all types of vehicles and their riders are encouraged to participate. There will be a 50/50 raffle, food, fun and drinks.

Anniversaries celebrated in June include Justin and Britni Ewing’s fifth on June 1, Bill and Edwina Wright on June 11 and Skip and Wendy Bush's on the June 3. David and Susan Ford celebrated their 41st wedding anniversary last week. Butch Greer celebrated his birthday last week also.