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Hoofin’ It for Cancer Poker Run

A dozen riders and their mounts assembled at Bill’s Place the morning of June 18. The sun beat down on their backs as they readied themselves to depart on a 12-mile ride around Melville. To their left, a cluster of runners and walkers also made their final preparations for their respective six-mile jaunt. 

It was the first-ever Hoofin’ It For Cancer — a poker run and walk fundraiser for the Sweet Grass Cancer Alliance (SGCA). The event was held in memory of the late Connie Kunda, who died from breast cancer last September.

To read the full story and see our favorite photos, pick up the June 23 edition of the Pioneer or subscribe to our e-edition. Current subscribers are provided complimentary access to the e-edition with registration.

MACKENZIE REISS / Big Timber Pioneer

Contributing photographer: Maya Grosfield