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Snowmobile, ATV Poker Run Feb. 17

A group of snowmobilers follow a guide.
A group of snowmobilers follow a guide. - Contributed

Snowmobile and ATV enthusiasts from across P.E.I. and beyond are invited to participate in the 27th annual Snowmobile and ATV Poker Run on Sunday, Feb. 17, in Tignish (storm date: Feb. 24).

This annual event raises much-needed funds for Kidney Foundation of Canada, Atlantic branch, and is held in memory of Donald Gaudet, Jr., who died of complications of kidney disease.

Registration for the event isat the Tignish Legion from noon to 1 p.m., and the cost to participate is $15 per person. The poker run begins at 1 p.m. All participants are invited to go to the Tignish Legion at 3:45 p.m. to enjoy a variety of chowders, soups and rolls, followed by the presentation of prizes.

In 2018, this event raised over $4,000 for the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Atlantic branch. Any inquiries about the snowmobile and ATV poker run can be directed to organizers, Don or Ruby Gaudet at 902-882-2508, or Rodney Gaudet at Gaudet’s Engine Repair, 902-882-2765.

Fast facts

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is dedicated to kidney health and to improving the lives of all people affected by kidney disease.

Its focus areas include funding and innovative research, providing education and support, promoting access to high quality healthcare, increasing public awareness and commitment to kidney health and organ donation.

To learn more or volunteer with the P.E.I. office of The Kidney Foundation of Canada, contact Marlene Dorey, P.E.I. Development Coordinator, at 902-892-9009, or

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