American Legion hosts Fisher House poker run benefit

Published: Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 06:43 PM.

CRESTVIEW — The American Legion Riders of Oscar E. Wilson Post 75 benefit poker run begins at 8:30 a.m. April 6 at 898 E. James Lee Boulevard.

Participation costs $10 per hand, and cash prizes will be presented to winners. Breakfast is free with registration.

The first bike out will leave the post at 10:30 a.m., with the last bike coming in at 2:45 p.m.

Lunch is $6; purchase tickets at registration or legion post. Fish or chicken fingers, hush puppies, coleslaw and cheese grits will be served.

For more information contact TK Johnson, 682-3134 or 865-9879.

This American Legion Riders Chapter 75 event benefits Fisher House at Eglin Hospital in Fort Walton Beach. Fisher Houses are for military families to stay while their soldier received treatment at a nearby base hospital. They are normally located within walking distance of the treatment facility or have transportation available.

There are 60 Fisher Houses in the U.S., on 23 military installations and 22 VA medical centers. For more information visit

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