Second Annual Drake Durkee Foundation Memorial Poker Classic and Silent Auction
November 5th, 2016
The Second Annual Drake Durkee Foundation Poker Classic and Silent Auction was held at The Vista at Applewood Golf Course on November 5th, 2016. The event saw an outstanding attendance from both players and not, with people of all ages having a good time. Many quality items were auctioned, including Superbowl Championship gear, autographs and fine art.
Act of Kindness Day
June 10th, 2016
FIRST ANNUAL POKER CLASSIC AND SILENT AUCTION
November 6th, 2015
The first annual Drake Durkee Memorial Poker Classic and Silent Auction was held on Friday, November 6, 2015. It was held at The Vista at Applewood Golf Course. Almost $9,000.00 was raised and has helped the foundation get up and running. We had almost 60 entrants for the poker tournament. Coming in third place was Gary Homyiak. Second place was Jason Putnik and First place was Robby Lohr.First and second place each received a championship poker bracelet as well some other great prizes which included a travel package to Mesquite, Nevada, a vodka gift basket, a Starbucks gift basket, Broncos game tickets and more.
We also had some outstanding items to bid on in the Silent Auction including: A Von Miller autographed helmet, a Demarcus Ware autographed jersey, a mini dirt bike, a smart balance board, Oakley sunglasses, elegant wine and wine glass gift baskets, Denver Bronco memorabilia baskets, Broncos game tickets and much more. In addition, there were great raffle prizes which included gift cards to local restaurants and businesses.
Great food and fun was had by all! This year’s event has already been booked for Saturday, November 5 (what would be Drake’s 13th birthday) at The Vista at Applewood Golf Course. Go to the upcoming events tab for more information.