The 12th annual Veterans Freedom Ride/Poker Run will be held Saturday August 17th (rain date August 24th). Riders will depart from American Legion Post 10 in Marion at 10:30am that day and travel to the legion posts in Gaston, Frankton, Fairmount and Jonesboro before returning to post 10 around 4pm. The motorcycle show begins at 10:30 with a 10 dollar entry fee; judging between 4 and 5pm. Cost is 20 dollars per Poker player. Food will be for sale at the end of the poker run at post 10. Sponsored by the UAW Local 977 veterans committee.