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  1. Asheville hikers

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    Is there still a regular, informal gathering of hikers in the Asheville area? When and where?

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    Mango
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  2. Wednesday, December 21, 2011 First Donations! First Gear! Yeehaw!

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    I just recently received a couple Christmas presents from family (Darcy, Jen, Mark, Chris, and my mom) that allowed me to buy a pair of shoes for the trail and a backpack for the trip. I also received $40 from the sale of a donated helmet(Terry) that helped in the purchase as well. Lyndsey Winton, a co-worker of mine, is the first to donate cold hard cash to the charities. Thanks everyone! They say shoes, sleeping ...
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  3. Wednesday, December 7, 2011 Sponsorships and Letters

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    Ahoy there! I have been working hard sending letters to raise funds and hopefully get some gear donations for my trip. I have also started looking for sponsorships for my website so local businesses can be advertised that have helped the cause. Once I get a few lined up I will contact the local newspaper and hopefully get some attention to the website. It is quite beautiful here in Boulder right now. Very cold ...
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  4. Friday, November 18, 2011 Gear Stuff

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    I am now writing proposals to a couple gear companies near Boulder and asking for some donations to help me along my trip. I am looking for anything from water filtration and a headlamp to boots, a tent, and a backpack. Anything will help that is for sure. Thanks to Nancy Hightower, an old business teacher, for helping me with the proposals. Also thanks to Terry, my roommate's boyfriend, who donated a snowboard, ...
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  5. Sunday, November 13, 2011 A few new things

    I am trying to get a Paypal button for donations but my banking site is down for some reason right now... I updated the charities section and included the second charity. Read all about it! I am going to try blogspot and link these two sites together since there seems to be no way to get to this page unless I ask you to get to it directly. www.5millionsteps.com Let's see... I will be working on my letters to companies to ask for gear donations ...
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