The 9th Annual Toy Run For The Kids and Poker Run is scheduled for 10 a.m. this Saturday, Dec. 7, rain or shine, to begin at the Department of Human Services building located at 201 South Main in Altus.
The first bike out will be at 10:30 a.m, and last bike out at 12 p.m. All riders are encouraged to bring a new unwrapped toy. For riders participating in poker run, there will be a $10 per hand entry fee. High hand wins 30 percent of the entry pot and low hand wins $50.
The route will be posted as follows: First - DHS; Second - Wilmes Chevrolet Pre-owned; Third - Hog Wild on highway 283; Fourth - Altus Fire Department; and Fifth - Cavalier on W. Broadway.
The usual fun will include a giant meal at the Cavalier, raffles, 50-50, auctions, train set, long-distance rider award and club participation award.
In the event of inclement weather, participants will meet at 12 p.m. at DHS by car or truck, to then drive to the Fire Department to deliver toys. From there will go to the Cavalier, where five separate positions for cards will be drawn for participating poker hands. Everyone’s involvement is still strongly encouraged.
For more information or to make donations contact Jimmy at 580-649-2955.
Sponsors include: Rent City, Karen Knox, Kincannon Funeral Home, Val’s, Carl & Carmen’s, Custom Graphics, Smiley’s, NAPA, Kwik Kar, H&H Furniture, Quartz View Meats, Anvil Tattoo, Stage, O’Reilly, The Marketplace, Crown Jewelry, Rexco Discount Drugstore, Sears, Simple Accents, Go Pawn, The Shop, Friendship Inn, Gators Western Wear, Robert’s Drive Inn, Attitudes Ink, Holder Brothers Beef, Petal Pushers, Romas, Sunrise Café, Falcon Road Liquor, Kelly’s Puppy Love Grooming, Applebee’s, Johnson’s Vacuum Shope & Sewing, Wilmes Chevrolet, Hog Wild, Putnam Toyota, Altus Motorsports, Wilmes Superstore, Best Western Hotel, Classic Hits 100.3 FM, KHOWL 97.8 FM, KWJW, Altus Printing, Wilmes Preowned Autos, Paul Brown Pest Control, and Lionel Electric Trains.