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Bike for Brent

2016 Bike for Brent - in the books!

The 2016 Bike for Brent took place on the weekend of July 9th and 10th. Over the course of two days, 25 riders, together with 10 support volunteers, made their way from Newton, MA to Becket with a stop-over in Northampton on Saturday night. On Sunday, the riders reached camp just before lunch and received an unforgettable welcome. As they passed the Brewster House, the riders were cheered by the entire, exuberant Chimney Corners Camp community. Continuing on to Becket, the strains of "Four Miles Up" could be heard booming through the woods. As the riders entered camp, they were met by a cheering throng of Becketites lining both sides of the road past Moose Field. After a refreshing plunge in Rudd Pond, the riders and support team were guests for lunch at Chimney Corners and Becket where they spoke about Brent Jackson's legacy in the Becket-Chimney Corners community.

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Bike for Brent 2016 Participants:

Spider Alton(Support)

Judy Alton (Support)

Rich Beringer (Support)

Suz Beringer (Support)

John Bryant

Steve Crotty

Tom Day

Alex deSherbinin

Chris Finn

Tom Fiore (Support)

Bob Forsberg

Nicole Fyvie (Support)

Ken Gould

John Hancock

Chip Hart

Jon Hart

Steve Hart

Dave Hart

David Hearne

Andy Hurwitz

Andy Lawson

Jeff Miller

Bob Persons

Jeannie Chaisson (Support)

Ken Reeves

Lloyd Resnick (Support)

Bob Rich

Dane Silcox

Bob Strange

Scott Taylor

Peter Tiffany

Brock Veidenheimer

Scott Veidenheimer

Will Walsh


Bike for Brent is an alumni-driven effort to raise additional financial aid resources for Camp Becket and Chimney Corner Camp in honor of long-time Becket and Chimney Corners staff member and volunteer, Brent R. Jackson (1942-2009). If you would like to support Bike for Brent and one of its riders, please access our Annual Fund donation page here. Make your gift to the 2016 Annual Fund, include "Bike for Brent" in the "comments" field and the name of any rider(s) you also wish to recognize and support.

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