Poker Bowl Hits Jackpot for Cancer Support Community

Photo by Toni LeBel / OUTLOOK
Local residents who enjoyed Cancer Support Community-Pasadena’s recent Poker Bowl included (seated, from left) Annie Swanson, Nora MacKenzie, Cindy Budzyn and Gayle Penrod. Middle row: Jay Cohen, Steve and Lisa Scharre, Danielle Gay, Priscilla Musso, Jack MacKenzie and Michael Galper. Back: Scott Swanson, Sam Gay, Joe Musso and Michael Budzyn. The event was held at the at the Flying A Garage, a private collection of American classic automobiles. More than 180 guests — a new record for attendance — enjoyed socializing over burgers and tacos outdoors before heading inside for an evening of poker and blackjack, raising more than $53,000. Money raised will go toward CSC’s programs providing free support, education and hope to anyone facing cancer.

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