The Ed Mercure Memorial Poker Run, which benefits PARC, Inc. is returning after a year hiatus. It will take place Saturday, Sept. 25, beginning with registration at 9 a.m. followed by the ride at 10 a.m. Participants will meet at the Plainville VFW, 7 Northwest Drive. Riders/drivers cost $25; passengers $10. The event includes best poker hand cash prize, DJ, music, food and prizes. This will be held rain or shine. Two, three and four wheels are welcome. Tickets can be purchased at the event or email email@example.com. For more information, call Larry at 203-535-2276.
The poker run honors Ed Mercure, a former Plainville resident and retired police officer, who died in 2010 following a motorcycle accident. PARC, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) organization that provides services and programming for people with developmental disabilities and families in Plainville and contiguous towns.