PHOTOS: Poker ride held to raise awareness about Madison Scott’s disappearance

On the Trail to Find Maddy Poker Ride saw approximately 350 participants. More photos continued on page 7. (Submitted photo)On the Trail to Find Maddy Poker Ride saw approximately 350 participants. More photos continued on page 7. (Submitted photo)
June Volts, 6-years-old, rode in the horse poker ride and won a gift basket. (Submitted photo)June Volts, 6-years-old, rode in the horse poker ride and won a gift basket. (Submitted photo)
The Nechako North Stars Senior AA team at the Madison Scott Poker Ride. (Submitted photo)The Nechako North Stars Senior AA team at the Madison Scott Poker Ride. (Submitted photo)
Mickey Dykstra who is almost 5-years-old is Madison (Maddy) Scott’s nephew, and he thought everyone was actually getting to see Madison this past weekend, Philips said. (Submitted photo)Mickey Dykstra who is almost 5-years-old is Madison (Maddy) Scott’s nephew, and he thought everyone was actually getting to see Madison this past weekend, Philips said. (Submitted photo)
People could ATV, walk or ride a horse in the Hogsback Lake area where Madison (Maddy) Scott went missing. (Nadine Cash/Help Find Madison Scott Facebook page)People could ATV, walk or ride a horse in the Hogsback Lake area where Madison (Maddy) Scott went missing. (Nadine Cash/Help Find Madison Scott Facebook page)

Volunteers and participants got together in Vanderhoof to raise awareness about Madison (Maddy) Scott’s disappearance on May 28th for On the Trail to Find Maddy annual poker ride. The event hasn’t been held for two years due to COVID restrictions.

Madison has been missing for 11 years. She was last seen on May 28, 2011 in Hogsback Lake near Vanderhoof, B.C.

READ MORE: “We are not stopping our search until she comes home”: Madison Scott missing for 11 years

Over 50 volunteers helped with the event and Theresa Philips, one of Madison’s long-time friend said she wanted to thank everyone for the continued support.

“It means a lot to the family.”

Approximately 350 people participated in the event. People could horseback, ATV or walk in the Hogsback Lake area to further the search and raise awareness for Madison.

“We also want to thank all the land owners who gave us permission to use their land for the poker ride,” Philips said.

If you have any information at all please call the Vanderhoof RCMP at 250-567-2222 or to remain anonympus call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.


Aman Parhar
Editor – Vanderhoof Omineca Express, Caledonia Courier

aman.parhar@ominecaexpress.com

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