The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is proud to announce its First Annual Leukemia Cup Power Boat Poker Run on July 31 raised over $18,300 in support of the crucial fight against blood cancers.
The Leukemia Cup Power Boat Poker Run was held in partnership with Harbor Hill Inn & Marina, Boats Incorporated and Harbor Hill Inn & Marina, Boats Incorporated in Niantic. Thirty-nine power boats motored to “card stops” then returned to Harbor Hill Inn for a great party with Emcee Kevin Hogan, News Anchor and New London Bureau Chief, WFSB3, and entertainer Carol Willis. Prizes were awarded to the Top Three Poker Hands, and a fun time was had by all as they helped raise funds to fight blood cancers.
The 2010 Leukemia Cup Series Honored Skipper is 13-year old Kamran, a leukemia survivor who lives with is family in Avon. Kamran was diagnosed with leukemia last Fall, and is recovering from chemotherapy, radiation and a bone marrow transplant – and looks forward to returning to fishing, sailing and school! LLS thanks all donors for their contributions in his honor.