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February 1, 2013

Texas Hold 'Em for Newburyport schools

NEWBURYPORT — The Newburyport Education Foundation is set to deal out its third annual Texas Hold

’Em Poker Tournament to benefit the Newburyport Public Schools on Friday, March 15, at 6 p.m. at Newburyport City Hall, 60 Pleasant St.

Guests will enjoy a social happy hour before the tournament begins and a chance to take advantage of complimentary instruction on how to play and strategies for winning provided by the team of professionally trained dealers from 6 to 7 p.m.

Prizes will be awarded to the top 10 finishers. There will also be a 50/50 raffle and silent auction. A cash bar will be available as well as food compliments of Oregano Pizzeria and Ristorante in Newburyport.

Tickets are $100 and available online at www.NewburyportEF.org/poker.shtml or at Oregano on Pleasant Street and Leary’s Fine Wines and Spirits on Merrimac Street (cash and check only). Paid registrations as of Feb. 28 will receive a $25 gift card to Oregano. Seating is limited to the first 100 registrants.

Current event sponsors include Matter Communications, Oregano, Newburyport Brewing Company and Leary’s. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Eric Pflaum at epflaum@NewburyportEF.org for more.

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