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Howdy, friends! I'm embarking on a great adventure this summer to ride the STIHL Tour des Trees across Oregon -- 585 miles in six days! This is a 'bucket list' event for me, so I hope you will join me -- at least in spirit -- by supporting me in the Tour. Thanks in advance for your support!
Total Donations Collected:$3,778.00
Goal: $3,500
$0 108% $3,500
Thank you for supporting the 2012 STIHL Tour des Trees to benefit the TREE Fund! Proceeds from the 2012 Tour will underwrite urban tree research and education programs around the world.

"No town can fail of beauty, though its walks were gutters and its houses hovels, if venerable trees make magnificent colonnades along its streets." ~Henry Ward Beecher, Proverbs, 1887

Thank you for your generosity. US currency donations made on behalf of a rider are 100% tax deductible in the US. (Other nationalities, please seek guidance from your tax specialist.)

Contributor Amount Comment
John Kim Madison Makayla Warner $50.00 "Pete - best of luck on completing your goal. The Warner Family will be cheering you on from Texas. Maybe one of use will be there in person to see you cross the finish LINE! :-) The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn. - Ralph Waldo Emerson GO! Pete GO! - John, Kim , Makayla & Madison"
Courtney Blevins $100.00 "Good luck Pete. If you need someone to ride along in a van I'm your man!"
Kathleen Garrison $200.00 "Awesome!! I am envious and wish I were in the kind of riding shape that would allow me to participate. For this year, I will have to settle for living vicariously through your accomplishments! Remember to have fun in the middle of your crisis. Oh and about mile 500 too. :-)"
Oscar Mestas $25.00 "Some hints: Don't spit into the wind, coast downhill, wear padded pants, learn to draft, and most of all have fun. Good luck Pedro."
Janelle Overhouse $50.00 "Keep up with your training -- I know you will succeed this summer!"
David Kane $250.00 "STUD!!!!"
Bill Booth $251.00 "Pete, have a great ride!"
Jackie Cole Hidden "Every donation gets you an entry for a free dinner- so my whole family will donate- enjoy your ride- wish I was there. "
Grace Dog Hidden "woof woof"
Eric Beckers $25.00 "Go Pete, GO!"
Susan Granbery Hidden "Have a great ride, Pete!"
Chris Brown $25.00 "Good Luck Pete!"
jim carse $25.00 "go Pete go!!!"
Phillip Rodbell $58.50 "Real proud of you, Pete! Be safe and have fun."
Priscilla Files $25.00 "YAY Pete!"
Karen and Mark Hughes $50.00 "Go GO Petey! Mark says you are like the Lorax except on a bike ( and from Texas). I say be careful to pad your butt cause that many miles is sure to leave you walking funny! We are proud of you and your Once-ler*-fighting ways! (*You probably already knew this, but the Once-ler is the bad-guy in the Lorax, the one who did all the bad stuff to the trees. :) ) Karen, Mark, Evan, Lucy and Zoe"
David Hitchcock $50.00 "I must admit I'm jealous, but wish you the best on your ride. We'll be doing the Tour de Woodlands this October, and you'll have to come over for that. "
Ken Steblein Hidden "“All our wisdom is stored in the trees.” ? Santosh Kalwar Pete you are awe-inspiring...enjoy every minute of it! later, ken"
Mark Peterson $50.00 "Thanks Pete, I am completing my bucket list vicariously thru you!"
Robert OBrien $50.00 "Go Pete go! Best of luck and enjoy the trees along the way. Bob O'Brien"
Salvador Alemany $50.00 "Pete, I will be thinking on my monthly report while riding... cheers!!! Salvador"
Ellen & Dave Gerescher $100.00 "Way to go, Pete! "
Bruce Miles $50.00 "Congratulations for finding the most beauiful state in the union to do your riding .Stop and enjoy the roses along the way ."
davidmarks Marks $100.00 "Good Luck Pete!"
Eugene Gehring $100.00 "Good luck Pete"
Jin ZHU $25.00 "GO Pete!"
Janette Monear $50.00 "Go Pete - enjoy the ride! "
Brad and Robin Jones Family $100.00 "Woody: The Jones Family is pulling for you and wishing you the best of luck on your journey!! See you in PA soon!! The Jones'"
Jerry Bond $50.00 "Lots of luck on the ride, Pete--I'll see you in Portland!"
Crystal Davis $25.00 ""What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals." - Zig Ziglar; I would wish you luck, but I think you already have that on your side. Have fun!"
Mary Jo Singleton $50.00 "Go Pete, ride with the wind! And enjoy your adventure!"
Tara Trapani $50.00 "Hey Pete! This sounds great! Good luck & have fun!! Tara & Paul & Rose "
Marilynn Grossman $75.00 "You are an inspiration, Pete. Wishing you a smooth, beautiful ride and no blisters!"
John Erwin $50.00 "Good luck Pete! Remember to bring some ice packs."
Emsud Horozovic $35.00 "Best of luck!"
Gary Woods $25.00 "Pete, Good luck and have a safe trip. Gary"
maria dagostino $58.50 "hope to see you at the top of mt hood! go pete gp!"
Robert Holmes` $20.00 "Go Petey"
Mike Messina $50.00 "Say hello to everyone in Oregon for me."
David Nowak Hidden "Good luck Pete"
Mark Bays $25.00 "Go Dog Go!"

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