Elks plan poker run

Salem Elks Lodge #305 will hold its 13th annual poker run to benefit cerebral palsy on Sunday, July 20. Registration begins at 9 a.m. in the Elk’s grill room at 824 E. State St. The bikes (and cars) will leave at 11 a.m. A haystack breakfast will also be held from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the lodge. Pictured from the left are, Denny Martin, Elks member, Ken Kyser, poker run chairman, Paetyn Howell, 13-years-old, who has cerebral palsy and is the “Poker Run Sweetheart,” Jeff Chapman, cerebral palsy chairman; Frank Koran, poker run co-chairman; and Exulted Ruler Nick Martens. Paetyn has been featured in Salem Elks Lodge #305 poker run promotions for years. (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)