Michigan Lupus Foundation Texas Hold 'Em Tournament Raises Thousands for Lupus Support, Education & Research

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This event was made possible due to a great partnership with Steve McCarty and UHY, LLP

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The Michigan Lupus Foundation hosted the 6th Annual Dan McCarty Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament this past Tuesday, March 19th. The event was held at Star Lanes at Emagine Theater in Royal Oak, and over 150 people were in attendance for the fundraiser. 118 players participated in the Tournament which generated one eventual champion, as well as thousands of charitable dollars earmarked for lupus support, education, and research to find a cure for this devastating disease.

In addition to the Tournament, this fundraiser offered bowling, pool, shuffle board, and refreshments for all in attendance to enjoy. Prizes were provided by great local sponsors, and the Michigan Lupus Foundation would like to congratulate the tournament’s top 3 finishers:

1st Place: Norman Yatooma, Norman Yatooma & Associates, Prize: 40” LED Toshiba HDTV
Sponsored By: Dr. Jay Lang – Orchard Endodontics

2nd Place: Pat Flynn, Flynn Benefits Group, Prize: iPad Mini
Sponsored By: Jay Bobel – Spartan Equities

3rd Place: Greg Yatooma, Foley & Lardner, L.L.P.    Prize: Authentic Miguel Cabrera Jersey

This event was made possible due to a great partnership with Steve McCarty (the brother of Dan McCarty whom the tournament is named for) and UHY, LLP.

The Michigan Lupus Foundation represents over 85,000 Lupus Warriors in Michigan and northern Indiana, and is the only nonprofit organization located in the state of Michigan dedicated to helping people understand how to live with lupus. For more information or to see how you can get involved, visit milupus.org or call 800-705-6677.

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