Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Final Poker Run Details

Ok, we've made a few changes, but I think we got it all worked out!!

Jack's 2nd Annual Cruise for Compassion Poker Run will take place on Saturday, May
2nd! We are listed as an "official" Springfest event!!!

Registration: 9:00am at George's on Dickson St. in Fayetteville with the last bike out by 11:00am

George's on Dickson - Fayetteville
Iron Horse Saloon - Prairie Grove
Cherokee Casino - Siloam Springs
Jose's Southwest Grill - Springdale
George's on Dickson - Fayetteville

Entry fee is $25.00 for the first rider and $15.00 for the 2nd (on the same bike).

Additional hands can be purchased for $15.00 or one additional card for $5.00.

Cash prizes will be given for best hand, worst hand and the hand with the most Jack's.

And even if you don't ride you can purchase a poker hand at our Springfest booth.

T-shirts will be given to pre-registered participants. You may download a registration form at or you may register on the day of the event. Pre-registration deadline in 4/15/09.

We are also needing volunteers!!!!!!!

For additional questions or to sign up to be a volunteer for this event please send an email to or call Bethany @ (479)305-0448.

Thank you!!!!!

Monday, March 16, 2009

On the Radio

For those of you who are local and can tune in...I will be on 104.9 at 8:00am tomorrow to promote the JRG Foundation and our upcoming events. Listen if you can!!

Also, please be in prayer for the families who have recently lost babies and for those who are expecting sick babies. Thank you.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Angel Girl

Please pray for this sweet family as the deal with the loss of their baby girl, Addison. I know they would appreciate your prayers.

Also, I recently met a family from NW Arkansas that is expecting a baby girl with CDH due in May. Please pray for sweet Avery and her family.


Also, I have had some trouble with the foundation email lately. If you have tried to contact me and have not gotten a response, please email me at Thank you!!

Monday, March 9, 2009

Favorite Local Non-Profit

If you have a Facebook account please visit Keep Fayetteville Funky's page and vote for The Jack Ryan Gillham Foundation as the favorite local non-profit. We are one of the finalists, which is an honor in itself!!!

If you do not live in NWA or Keep Fayetteville Funky is not one of your Facebook friends, you may find them by searching for their name on Facebook.

Thank you for your vote!!!

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Big News!

Jack's Cruise for Compassion 2nd Annual Poker Run - May 2, 2009. The Poker Run will take place during Spring Fest this year and will begin at Jose's on Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Stops will include Huntsville, Eureka Springs, CHEROKEE CASINO (How fun!!) in Siloam Springs and will end at Jose's in Springdale with great food and LIVE music!! Online registration will soon be available at

The 2nd Annual Jack Ryan Gillham Memorial Golf Tournament - June 20, 2009 @ Oakridge Golf Course in Huntsville, AR. There will be free food and drinks all day!! A reception will follow where prizes will be distributed to players, as well as food, music and a silent auction!! Online registration will soon be available at

Jack's 3rd Annual Baby Shower - October 4, 2009 @ Mitchusson Park in Huntsville, AR. We will gather needed items to donate to the NICU at Arkansas Children's Hospital and Ronald McDonald House. A list of needed items will be available for viewing shortly at

For sponsorship or volunteer opportunities please email me at