Men’s Expo 2008 set for Jan. 26

TheMen’s Expo 2008 and Texas Hold ’em Tournament, a free WRAT-FM 95.9 event focusing on New Jersey men, will help men and women keep those New Year’s resolutions- and make a few new ones – as they visit exhibits featuring the latest in health, automotive, electronics, sports, finance, fashion and new-product launches, Jan. 26 from 1-6 p.m. at Convention Hall on the Asbury Park boardwalk, Ocean Avenue between Fifth and Sunset, Asbury Park.

Special events will include several interactive challenges, a Texas Hold ’em poker tournament, appearances by local and national celebrities, and an opportunity to challenge Jennifer Barretta, the top-ranked women’s pool player, to a game of nine-ball. A “Rock, Paper, Scissors” contest and a “Guitar Hero” competition are set to take place on the main stage.

Contestants for the Texas Hold ’em Tournament can sign up online at A field of 80 players will be chosen at random to compete for prizes and the Men’s Expo Texas Hold ’em bracelet. For more information call (732) 681-3800 or visit

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