childhood cancer

Cancer survivor gives back through poker tournaments

Fighting for his life is something Jimmy Clark, 25, understands well. A cancer survivor, Clark will host the ninth annual Poker with Jimmy, a No Limit Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament on Sunday, Nov. 11. The tournament has raised more than $75,000 over the past eight years, for THON and the Four Diamonds Fund (through THON) at the Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital for children battling pediatric cancer. This year’s event takes place at the Goodwill Fire Company, 2318 S. Queen St., York, Pennsylvania. Doors open at 10 a.m. with play beginning at 11 a.m.

Jimmy Clark

Jimmy Clark, a cancer survivor and Penn State graduate, left, will host the ninth annual Poker with Jimmy tournament on Sunday, Nov. 11.  This is one of many events sponsored by Penn State York Benefiting THON to raise money for children battling pediatric cancer.