April 2021 Message from National Ride Chairs
It’s Spring. It’s April. Daylight is lengthening. The temps are warming and my bicycle wheels are spinning again on clean, safe roads and under blue skies. There are times I ride solo, but I never ride alone. The spirit of my son Jared is always my partner and with him inspiring and pushing me, every mile I ride brings me closer to narrowing the gap between the progress we have made, and the cure for brain cancer that we are all working towards.
In 30 days, the National Brain Tumor Ride will be in the present. For me, the bike is a metaphor. The harder I ride, the closer I feel connected to those who can’t. Close your eyes and imagine the person and people who inspire you. Will you join us? Will you get on your bike and push those pedals? Will you contribute to the greater cause? Will you bring a family or friend with you? Will you help us reach our fundraising goal? The effort is demanding, the need is vital, and for those facing the uncertainty of their prognosis, the timing is urgent.
On May 16, I’ll be on my bike raising much-needed dollars for the National Brain Tumor Society. What do you say? Will you come with me on a bike ride?
For my fellow Co-Chairs Rick Mines and Michael Corkin,