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Poker run, concert to benefit Wounded Warrior

MOUNT MORRIS – A poker run and rock concert to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project begins at 10 a.m. June 29 at Sharky’s Sports Bar and Grill, 3 N. Wesley Ave.

Poker run sign-up starts at 10 a.m.; the run begins at noon, and last vehicle must be in by 6 p.m. Cost is $15, which includes a pig roast and the concert at the end of the run.

Classic rock band Audiodrive opens from 7 to 8:45 p.m., followed by nationally known rockers Wayland (

Admission to just the concert, which is for ages 21 and older only, is $10; IDs will be checked at the gate.

Pizza, Mexican cuisine, burgers and sweet corn will be sold in a food court. For a donation to Wounded Warriors, the Mount Morris Moose Club will make camping available on its grounds and will serve breakfast Sunday morning.  

The national nonprofit Wounded Warrior Project provides programs, support and other encouragement to service members. Go to to donate or to learn more.

Cal Sharky’s at 815-734-6808 for more information on the benefit.



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