JOHNSON COUNTY– The Vietnam Vets Motorcycle Club, Chapter D, of Iowa, is hosting its 10th annual Bike Blessing and Poker Run to benefit patients of the V.A. Hospital on Saturday, June 4. Registration opens at 10:30 a.m., with the Bike Blessing and Poker Run, with five scheduled stops, beginning at 12 p.m., starting at the V.A. Hospital parking lot in Iowa City, and ending at Swisher American Legion at 5 p.m.
There is a $15 suggested donation for Poker Run participants ($12.50 for advance tickets, $5 for a second card). The best poker hand wins the grand prize. A barbecue and after-party begins at 5 p.m. at Swisher American Legion Hall, with a 50/50 drawing and raffle.
The annual event, held rain or shine, is held in memory of over 58,000 veterans who never returned from Vietnam, 1962-1975. All proceeds from the event benefit patients of V.A. Hospital.
For advance tickets, call Blackie at 360-0034. For more information about the even or the organization, contact Docker at 626-8248.