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PV Poker Tour Fundraiser Sponsored by Local Restaurants

Dennis Rike & Donna Wong - American Legion Post 14
December 27, 2018

The Annual PV Poker Tour sponsored by Murphy's Irish Pub, Nacho Daddy, Escondida, Gringo Loco, All Access & Bar La Playa, Kelly's Pour Favor and Devil’s Bar will be held on Saturday January 12th at 1:00 pm.

Participants will be required to make a 150 peso donation to take part in the event, which will start at 1:00 pm at Nacho Daddy, 287 Basilio Badillo in Old Town. From there, we'll move on to Escondida Sports Bar, Gringo Loco, All Access & Bar La Playa, Kelly's Pour Favor, Devil’s Bar and will finish up around 5:00 at Murphy's Irish Pub with a raffle and 50/50 drawing and the Poker hand winners.

Transportation will be provided by the participating bars - players can ride in the shuttle or walk.

You will be given a card at each stop (7 total) and the best hand using 5 cards will be the winners. Entertainment at Murphy's will be provided by Larry Foley. As in past years, we will have a selection of tequila and vanilla, in addition to Patron Tequila for raffle prizes.

50% of the donation proceeds to the Jay Sadler Project, community relations projects. The other half will be distributed to the Poker winners, with first place receiving 50 percent, second place receiving 30 percent and third place with 20 percent.

The JSP contributes to the community through various fundraising efforts working with DIF and the Recreation Director of the municipality.

These institutions include Day Care Centers, Senior Citizen Homes, Schools for the Disabled, Public Schools in rural areas and other private institutions needing building maintenance.
38 PROJECTS COMPLETED IN 2018: 10 Children’s Playgrounds, 10 Senior Facilities, Community Centers & Housing (DIF New Life Home for Boys), 6 Various Charity Organizations with IJAS A.C. status, 12 Miscellaneous Projects. Playgrounds:  Corral del Risco (Punta de Mita) Kinder playground with a grant from Foundation Punta de Mita, Los Lomas Primary School Playground, Vista Hermosa Recreation Field, Bibliotheca Los Mangos, Puerto Vallarta's Public Library Navy League/Richard Reed Playground, San Vicente Playground, Galvan Park, Playa Grande Playground. The Jay Sadler Project received a grant of 902 60,000 pesos or $3,000 USD for a playground at Dives in misericordia (Ixtapa) from Eagle Wings Foundation. January 2019 is the start date.

Other notable projects:  RISE - Refugio Infantil Santa Esperanza AC, DIF Home for Boys Coapinole, Projecto Busca un Amigos. OEPV Orquesta Escuela De Puerto Vallarta AC, Clinica RehaSer, Future JSP Community Relation Projects include: Volcanes Kids Education Program, Children’s Cancer Screening Center, Magisterio Playground Rehabilitation, Corral del Risco (Punta de Mita)  Kindergarten, Escuela Ninos Migrantes, Kinder/Primary Feeding Program (Las Conchitas, San Vicente), Parque Cora (Colonia Ninos Heroes).

Advance tickets may be purchased at any of the above Restaurants & Bars - all of which are located in Old Town and Downtown Puerto Vallarta.
For more information, contact Jim Mawdesley at 322-156-6327 or Donna Wong at 322-190-5550.
For more information, check out Jay Sadler Project.   
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