STURTEVANT — A poker run and fundraiser for the Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood Foundation will be held Saturday, Aug. 17, at Hiawatha Bar & Grill, 9809 Durand Ave.
Registration for the poker run begins at 10 a.m. and the cost is $20.
The fundraiser from 4 to 9 p.m. features food, a comedy show and a DJ provided by Legend Sound. A raffle will also be held with prizes including a 2018 Wolf 50cc scooter and kayak. Raffle tickets cost $2 each or six for $10.
There is no admission fee; donations will be accepted.
The fundraiser is also being held to bring awareness of AHC, a rare neurological disorder in which repeated, transient attacks of hemiplegia (paralysis of a portion of the body, including the face) occur, usually affecting one side of the body or the other, or both sides of the body at once. For more information, go to www.ahckids.org.