Thursday, October 1, 2009

Oil Center Poker Walk

The Oil Center and Travis Technology Center are hosting a Meet Your Neighbor Poker Walk on Tuesday, October 6th. This event is designed for everyone to explore the shops in the Oil Center. Yarn Nook will remain open until 6:30pm, so come by to knit, pickup some supplies, or to participate in the Poker Walk. (Note: We will still have Sit & Stitch on Wednesday night as well!)

Poker Walk Schedule: (as provided by OCRA)
  • 4:30 - 6pm ~ Walker registration ~ Walkers register and pick up free t-shirt and map at Travis Technology Center, 110 Travis. $5 registration fee will be donated to OCRA.
  • 4:30 - 6:15pm ~ Poker Walk ~ Walkers visit participating merchants and collect a minimum of 7 playing cards in sealed envelopes. The envelopes must remain sealed. For those who cannot walk watch for the MAXGXL limo.
  • 6:15 - 6:30pm ~ Return ~ Walkers return secret poker hands in sealed envelopes to Travis Technology.
  • 6:30pm ~ Awards Festivities Begin ~ Enjoy music and snacks and festivities, meet your Oil Center neighbors, visit with walkers. Walkers register for drawings, enjoy demonstrations, chair massages, blood pressure screenings. Yarn Nook will have a booth!
  • 7:30pm ~ Awards Presentation ~ Winning poker hand receives $500; multiple winners will split the pot. Walker with the most playing cards in sealed envelopes wins Steven Scott's Master Strategies of Super Achievers, a $600 value. In case of tie the winner will be drawn. Drawings held for other prizes, such as a free weekend at the LaQuinta on Pinhook. Yarn Nook will have a drawing for several free knitting lessons.
  • 8:00pm ~ MAXGXL Broadcast ~ View previously televised broadcast in Travis Technology Center. Desserts and coffee. Seating limited to 40.

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