The annual Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation’s Scholarship Poker Ride will be held on Saturday, July 20. This year, the ride will also include a car cruise. All types of bikes and cars are welcome to participate, with proceeds from the ride benefitting students who to attend Iowa Lakes Community College. This year’s goal is to raise enough money to award 20, $500 scholarships.
Ride registration will be from 8 am to 9 am at the Algona Campus. The registration fee is $25 per rider and includes lunch, poker hand and scholarship fund donation. Ride t-shirts will be available for purchase at registration. This year’s raffle is for a stay and dine package donated by Grand Falls Casino and Resort. Raffle tickets are $5 each or three for $10. Tickets are available by contacting Event Coordinator Tony Condon at 712-362-0425 or firstname.lastname@example.org and will also be available at the event. Winner need not be present to win.
The scenic ride will include stops at each of the five campuses by way of many roads less traveled. The poker hand dealing, prizes and drawings will be held at the final destination, Spencer.
Sponsors to date include: Ag Partners; Arrowwood Resort; Asgrow & Dekalb Dealers; Avera Holy Family Hospital; Buena Vista University – Graduate & Professional Studies; Chad Anderson Pioneer Seed; Ernie’s Harley-Davidson – Algona; Estherville Rotary; Grand Falls Casino and Resort; Holiday Express Corporation; KICD-AM / CD 107.7-FM / Lite 104.9-FM; KILR Radio 95.9 FM / 1070 AM; KOFAB; KUOO / Q102 / Y100 Radio Group; Max Yield Cooperative; NorthStar Bank and Agency; Northwest Bank; PRO Cooperative; Randy’s Body & Wrecker; Spencer Agronomy Services; StateLine Cooperative; Tom Eischen Seed and Sales; Valley Contracting; and Wild Rose Casino and Resort.