Alexandria Lion’s Club to Sponsor the Annual Joe Hearn Memorial Scholarship Fund Poker Run

September 14, 2020
By: Dwayne Page

In what has become an annual event, the Alexandria Lions Club will sponsor a fundraiser next month in support of a DCHS graduate and in memory of a long time friend.

The Joe Hearn Memorial Scholarship Fund Poker Run will be held Saturday, October 10 at the DeKalb County Fairgrounds in Alexandria featuring Hot Rods, Bikes, etc.

The Lions Club established this memorial scholarship fund as a tribute to the memory of Joe Hearn and is awarded to a high school vocational student each year.

Joe Hearn was an avid Ford Mustang lover and longtime dedicated member of the Alexandria Lions Club.

The entry fee for the Poker Run is $25, $5.00 per passenger and it includes a BBQ meal. Prizes will be awarded for high score vehicles, high score bikes, and low score overall. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the departure time is 9 a.m. The run will be approximately 2 hours. The entire route will be on paved roads. For more information call Chris Hale or Brad Driver at 615-529-2580. Rain Date-October 17.

All are encouraged to participate to help further the education of a DCHS graduate.