A Poker Run, to benefit Cody Grissom, 27, a life long resident of south Marion County, who was diagnosed in June of this year with Stage 4 Colon cancer, was held recently.
Cody is a young father and husband. Cody’s wife, Kaytlyn, 26, and 8 month old daughter Reagan are a constant reminder of just what Cody is fighting for. Cody, Kaytlyn and Reagan are not in this alone, they have extended family and friends that have went all in with them.
The Poker Run started at Pirats Oasis Bar and Grill at 19240 SE Hwy 42 in Weirsdale. Kickstands up at 10:40 AM, and the group of motorcycles and other vehicles headed to the next stops, getting a card to add to their poker hand at each stop. First they stopped at Crossroads 44 in Eustis, then off to Drifters Riverfront Bar and Grill in Astor, next Fire Rock Irish Pub in Silver Springs, then on to the Forest Moose in Ocklawaha . At the final stop, Krazy 8’s Bar and Grill in Umatilla, they offered dinner with all proceeds benefiting Cody.
Local businesses, family and friends donated raffle items, and volunteered to assure Cody and his young family are helped in their time of need.
Going All-In To Beat Cancer
The Grissom family, Cody, 27, his wife, Kaytlyn, 26, and their 8 month old daughter Reagan pose on one of the many bikes to show up for the Poker Run to benefit the family. Cody is battling Stage 4 Colon Cancer.
Kicking Cancer’s Butt At The Grissom Poker Run
Kelly and Tiny enjoy a beautiful day at Pirats Oasis Bar and Grill at 19240 SE Hwy 42 in Weirsdale at the Cody Grissom Poker Run. The couple participated in the run to help Cody kick cancer butt, and to help the family.
All To Benefit Cody And His Family
Madison Morgan and her mom, Donna Morgan, volunteer as they sell beer, soda, water, t-shorts and more at Pirats Oasis Bar and Grill, where the Cody Grissom Poker Run started.
Bikes Line Up For The Cody Grissom Poker Run
The bikes started lining up early for the Cody Grissom Poker Run at Pirats Oasis at 19240 SE Hwy 42 in Weirsdale, to benefit Cody’s fight with Stage 4 Colon Cancer at the young age of 27. The Poker Run had five additional stops, ending at Krazy 8’s Bar and Grill in Umatilla.