Beaufort News

July poker run to benefit injured Bluffton boater

A poker run is being organized to help pay for the medical bills of Shelly Burgado, who was injured May 2 after falling from a boat on the May River in Bluffton. Friend and family organizing the July 25 event hope to raise $10,000 for Burgado's medical expenses, organizer Karen Glass said.

The run will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wild Wings, located at 1188 Fording Island Road in Bluffton and will include raffles and door prizes including gift certificates for several local restaurants, Glass said.

The run will cost $20 per participant.

Burgado has been at the Savannah Memorial Medical University Center since the incident.

Details: Contact Karen or Scott Glass at 843-384-2852 or 843-384-2880.