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March, 2010: Everyone’s a Winner at PRF’s 5th Annual Poker for Progeria Game

In March, nearly 120 people had a blast playing Texas Hold ’em Poker and Black Jack, bidding on fabulous auction items, eating, drinking, and socializing in Peabody, Massachusetts at this increasingly popular event. Many thanks to long-time event chair Maura Smith, the many sponsors, volunteers and food donors, and everyone who came – you helped raise nearly $9,000!

(left to right) Brittany Carnegie (who helped sell loads of raffle tickets!), Boston Bruins player Milan Lucic, and former NHL player and current Director of Development for the Boston Bruins Foundation Bob Sweeney all came to support Sam, who is appropriately dressed for the occasion! Also pictured (center) is PRF Executive Director Audrey Gordon.


The excitement grew when the final table of ten gathered to compete for the top cash prizes.