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By Pam Burke 

Poker run to benefit Wounded Warriors


May 21, 2014

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Riders and their motorcycles line the at the 2013 Eagle Riders Poker Run.

Motorcyclists, and road trip enthusiasts in general, have an opportunity to cruise north-central Montana roads, win prizes and help out a good cause this weekend in the area's first poker run of the season.

Eagle Riders, a motorcycle club affiliated with Havre's Eagles Club Aerie No. 166, is holding its 2nd Annual Spring Opener Poker Run fundraiser Saturday with an expanded venue that also includes a dinner, a silent auction, vendors and a street dance.

"We are basically focused on raising money for local charities and families," said Eagle Riders President Brian Carpenter.

This year, any motorcyclists and any motorists who want to join in the poker run will leave the Eagles Club mid-morning and travel to Pep's in Big Sandy then on to The Club in Fort Benton, The Grand in Chester, Spencer's Hi-Way Bar in Hingham and The Walleye Tavern at Fresno before returning to the Eagles Club in early evening, said Carpenter.

At each stop participants will draw a chip, representing a card fr...

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