WINTER GARDEN—The Rotary Club of Winter Garden, in conjunction with Big Stacks Poker League, held their Seventh Annual Charity Texas Hold-Em Poker Tournament on Sept. 18. The event raised at least $11,000 for charities and groups, including West Orange Scholarship Foundation, Oakland Nature Preserve, Reading Reindeer, West Orange Christian Science Center, West Orange Boys and Girls Club, Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida, Rotary International Foundation and American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
The event was sponsored by many community businesses, with Gooyen Trenchless Services being the Grand Prize Sponsor. Beverages and pizza were supplied by Moon Cricket Grille and Winter Garden Pizza.
Paul Roy and Ray Rocha came in first place.
“This is probably the best turnout we’ve ever had,” said John Kirby, the Rotary Club member who coordinated the event, which was held at the American Legion Post 63.