Paint the lake purple for Relay for Life

Published 8:56 am Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Join BJ and Friends Relay For Life Team on Friday evening and Saturday when they host a Relay For Life “Paint the Lake Purple Poker Run” at Tamarac Marina on High Rock Lake.

To participate, boaters buy a $50 ticket for two persons before Friday (although there may be a few tickets available opening night) through a team member or at the Marina ($50 per hand includes 2 armbands, and a BBQ plate each with the sides on Saturday).

On Friday night between 6:30 and 9 p.m., players receive a welcome packet and draw the first card. The Poker Run starts at noon on Saturday and ends at 5 p.m. There will be five stops listed in the packet, and the stops may be made in any order.

There will also be single armbands available on Friday night for $25 donation per person, but they will not be eligible to draw cards for a poker hand, only ride along. The last card draw will be at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Tamarac Marina. For more information, contact Kevin Frey at 704-202-5408. Tamarac Marina is located at 9120 Bringle Ferry Road.

DJ Eddy Harwood will entertain on Friday and Saturday.

Proceeds from the Poker Run benefit Relay For Life of Rowan County and the American Cancer Society. For information and services of ACS call 800-227-2345 24 hours a day, seven days a week, or visit Relay For Life of Rowan County On Facebook Rowan County Relay For Life.  On Twitter @rowanrelaync. On Instagram, #RowCoNCRelay.