Fundraising time – Peak Hike for Prevention

By | Sun August 9, 2015

Please help me reach my goal of $1000 for this years Peak Hike by donating at: Becky’s Hike.
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The Peak Hike for Prevention has a special place in my heart. It represents a special transition in my well being. I am excited that I’ll be participating in this years’ Peak Hike, as it is the 20th anniversary of the event. The team that I am on, Em the Gem, has been hiking since the beginning.

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What makes the Peak Hike so special for me? Two things – it was the last long walk I did before the cumulative effects of chemo prevented me from doing much exercise, and it was where I met Kaki and the Honer Team. Kaki is now someone I’m happy to call a friend. She coordinated a ride to/from chemotherapy when I needed one. She came out and walked with me during my recovery from my big surgery. She also coordinated meals for us, provided so kindly by various members of the Honer Team. I’m looking forward to seeing many of the Honer Family again and saying thank-you in person.

For the first hike, Kaki had some t-shirts made. She is modeling the original shirt here:
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Emily, Kaki’s sister, passed away not long before the first Peak Hike. The shirts were supposed to say “In Honor of Em the Gem”, but something when wrong in production. Ever since then, the team “Em the Gem” have been known as the “Honer Family”. I’m proud to be included as one of the members of the Honer Family. Here is a picture of last year’s Honer Family tree (I’ll have to get a better photo this year!):

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If you want to join us for this year’s hike, we’d love to have more members on our team. Our goal is to have 50 people signed up. The event itself is a fun hike with a great lunch provided by Whole Foods. Afterwards, our team tailgates for a bit.

Please help me reach my goal of $1000 for this years Peak Hike by donating at: Becky’s Hike.

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