July 29 Let it Roll Poker Run benefits RAMP’s Freeport office

Staff Report

FREEPORT, Ill. — The Let it Roll Poker Run to benefit RAMP Sunday, July 29, is a poker run for all types of legal road vehicles.

The first vehicle out will be between 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., from Logan’s Bar & Grill, 1805 S. West Ave., Freeport, Ill., with the last vehicle in at 5 p.m. returning to Logan’s.

Cost is $10 for each poker hand. Raise $10 online for your first poker hand. Also, participants can get in on more fun and incentives by raising funds for RAMP before the poker run — raise $50 for RAMP and receive a T-shirt; for every $100 raised, receive one entry into the grand-prize drawing. Sign up on the website, www.letitroll.stayclassy.org, to raise funds online by e-mailing friends.

If you just want to participate in the poker run, simply show up at Logan’s the day of the event. Door prize and 50/50 drawing also available the day of the event.

For more information or questions about the Let it Roll Poker Run, contact Dennis at (815) 238-6262.

All proceeds from Poker Run will benefit RAMP’s Stephenson County services provided out of the Freeport office.

RAMP is a passionate partner for people with disabilities desiring to live a useful and rewarding life. RAMP empowers people to realize there are no limits to what they can do. This is accomplished by assisting people with disabilities to live independently, make changes in their lives, seek peer support, obtain resources and remove barriers that threaten dreams of independence.

RAMP advocates the implementation of current laws, promotion of needed legislation and improvement of existing systems for people with disabilities, while working to diminish negative attitudes that threaten to impede equal access.

Contact Tiffany Vondra, Stephenson County RAMP manager, at (815) 233-1128 or tvondra@rampcil.org for more about the organization.

Posted July 25, 2012

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