2012 Texas Hold’ Em Tournament was a great success.

Kiwanis Club hosted the annual scholarship fundraising event.

TEMPLETON, CA  The Kiwanis Club of Templeton hosted its annual Texas Holdem poker tournament on Saturday, March 31, 2012. Funds raised went to the 2012 Templeton High School College Scholarship Awards, which are presented in May.  Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit, record of community service, and financial need. This year over $4,000 was raised.
Players and attendees were treated to outstanding food from Templeton & Deli.  In addition to the poker play the were numerous chances to win over 60 raffle prizes. The charity event took place at 6:00 p.m. at the Women’s Center located at 601 South Main Street in Templeton. Don’t miss the 2013 iteration.
There will be approximately 60 players in next year’s tournament.   There will be prizes for the ten finalists, and a grand prize for the tournament winter. Past prizes have included a Winemaker Dinner at McPhee’s Grill in Templeton, diamond jewelry, and a weekend in Tahoe and Yosemite. A raffle will be held for all attendees. Food includes barbeque, salad, sides, beer and local wine.
Templeton Kiwanis meets every Friday from 7:00-8:00 a.m. at McPhees Grill in Templeton.  Interested community members are encouraged to attend a meeting to learn more.  For more information about joining Kiwanis or Texas Holdem, please call Kay Walker (805) 237-9825 or visit http://www.templetonkiwanis.org.