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wildcat66 12-19-2005 04:50 PM

A Forest For BobA
 
Ok I know you want to help. So do I.
I believe that Bob and his wife Marsha took care of themselves financially!

Maybe we can help plant a forest for BobA. :ssr

This will be a way for him to share his love for the earth and a great way to remember him.

If you are interested in SSR Donation for this please PM me. :ssr

2005SSR6Speed 12-19-2005 05:51 PM

Thank you so much for your help and for doing this from all of us for BobA

HotRodGirl 12-19-2005 07:30 PM

A Forest For Bob
 
I think this is a wonderful idea and a wonderful way to keep his memory alive.

When my mother-in-law passed we recieved a Blue Spruce Tree and planted it in our backyard. We see the tree daily and are reminded of how much she did for us and how lovely it is to still watch her stand tall.


A Forest for Bob is such a beautiful way to give back to the earth...... the gift of re-birth.

I'm sending you a PM cat66 for info

Mike in AZ 12-19-2005 08:11 PM

The Living Memory
 
When my wife's father passed away a number of years ago, the managers in her office gave her a plant. The little Ficus was in a small pot and was less than a foot tall. That plant is now 6 feet tall and occupies a "good light" corner in our family room. It seems to thrive in our house and is a constant reminder of Debbie's dad and the caring folks that wanted him remembered.

Wildcat - I'm thankful that you have taken the lead on making this a reality. Please let us all know when and how to help.

Heavy Hearted,

Mike

houtex 12-19-2005 09:33 PM

There's a charity in California - "Save the Redwoods" - they will plant a tree in memory or a whole grove. I believe the site is Savetheredwoods.com.

wildcat66 12-20-2005 08:39 AM

I will have more information when I return from Oklahoma. Please continue to send PM's I am saving them to a file and trying to return a reply so you know I got it. We are up to 14 now.

wildcat66 12-23-2005 04:24 PM

Follow up info....

http://www.okplanttrees.org/resource...e/purpose.html

This is as far as I have gotten so far. At least I have a website.
this link give the types of trees. I couldn't cut and paste it.
http://www.okplanttrees.org/resource...ochure_3b.html

Commemorative arboretum sites are maintained at the Riverparks Arbor Garden, which is on the west bank of the Arkansas River, south of 21st street near downtown Tulsa. You may choose from a variety of trees to honor a special person or event. We stake a small identification plaque at the base of each tree with the name of the person it commemorates and the name of the tree species. The trees are planted along the jogging/walking path in the park which provides easy viewing. A commemorative planting costs $250 for each tree.

A planting site requires a minimum of 20 trees at $300 per tree. Each such site is professionally landscaped and features a large wooden sign indicating the name of the sponsor or sponsoring organization.

Not knowing yet the amount of donations we will get. I somehow don't think we will get enough for 20 tress but if we can help line the walking path in a park where we can all meet for a SSR Fanatic Meet that would be great.

wildcat66 12-23-2005 04:40 PM

One more thing...
http://okplanttrees.okstate.edu/reso...entennial.html Now this is open for opinions and discussion! :)

woohoo 12-23-2005 04:42 PM

Sounds good. let us know when you need the donations. A meet there would be great.

wildcat66 12-24-2005 10:54 AM

Bump to top!!!

wildcat66 12-26-2005 08:22 PM

Ok this isn't getting much discussion. Maybe we should put a deadline for taking the donations?

BobA Date Of Birth is May 9 It would be nice to have this completed by then. I will call the organization tomorrow and find out about the tree planting issues. ( I know that fall and winter is the best time to plant and have trees survive.) This will be one question to ask them.
If you want me to ask a certain question for you, please post it here.
Most of the PM's I got didn't mention an amount you wanted to send. I will need to know this too. Thanks:thumbs

wildcat66 01-29-2006 05:43 PM

Ok after the Jan 28th Cruisers Meet in Frisco, we raised $183.00.

Each tree cost$200.00, the UP WithTrees Foundation will plant it, take care of it for three years until it has time to take root. There will be a plaque placed at the base of the tree letting everyone know who it is in honor of and who donated it.

We can now began collecting more money from everyone who has already pledged to contribute to this.
I can take paypal (but I am not set up to take credit cards) I can also take checks. I can also hold all checks until the deadline of Feburary 14th!!!!

It looks like we will be able to donate 3 Trees. :)

And one other thing, Someone mentioned being able to hold a Annual SSR meet in a central location to the united states and Oklahoma seems to be the most central to both coasts. Just food for thought!!:thumbs

woohoo 01-29-2006 06:16 PM

:agree That would be so awesome to have the BIG meet in Tulsa.. I'm in.:seeya

wildcat66 01-29-2006 06:24 PM

Total Collected
 
Here is the list of Fanatics who have agreed to contribute to the Forest For BobA
Beginning Balance $183.00

1-29-06-----------$298.00
  1. ArtSmart *
  2. RadicalSSR
  3. Mike in Az *
  4. Lloger
  5. woohoo
  6. C1Trob
  7. Hotrodgirl *
  8. Furykay *
  9. Big Daddy
  10. Buffy
  11. Gina *
  12. Purple Penelope
  13. Focks
  14. Marc NY
  15. Houtex
  16. Gipper
  17. Nancy24

1-31-2006 -------------------$318.00

wildcat66 01-31-2006 02:16 PM

If you need my address please PM Me!!!

I am collecting the money til Feb. 14th. I will hold all checks until then and get a cashiers check to send to
Up With Trees Foundation.

Any amount is welcomed!

Two people gave me money at Cruisers Resturant and I have added that to the amount collected, but I can't remember who handed it to me. Please PM me with that info too!
:seeya

Buffy 01-31-2006 04:05 PM

Add me in there too Machell!

wildcat66 02-05-2006 01:37 PM

Here is the list of Fanatics who have agreed to contribute to the Forest For BobA
Beginning Balance $183.00

1-29-06-----------$298.00
  1. ArtSmart *
  2. RadicalSSR
  3. Mike in Az *
  4. Lloger
  5. woohoo Recieved payment
  6. C1Trob
  7. Hotrodgirl *
  8. Furykay *
  9. Big Daddy
  10. Buffy
  11. Gina * Recieved payment
  12. Purple Penelope
  13. Focks
  14. Marc NY
  15. Houtex Recieved payment
  16. Gipper Recieved payment
  17. Nancy24
  18. kySSR Recieved payment

1-31-2006 -------------------$318.00

Updated 2-4-06

wildcat66 02-05-2006 07:44 PM

PM me for my address!:)

or
to send a paypal (Check or cash no credit cards)
[email protected]

KySSR 02-05-2006 08:08 PM

Paypal sent. Thanks for taking care of this:thumbs :seeya

wildcat66 02-05-2006 08:15 PM

Paypal recieved :thumbs

wildcat66 02-06-2006 04:44 PM

Updated list!!!Bump to top~!

wildcat66 02-06-2006 07:34 PM

Here is the list of Fanatics who have agreed to contribute to the Forest For BobA
Beginning Balance $183.00

1-29-06-----------$298.00
  1. ArtSmart *Recieved payment
  2. RadicalSSRRecieved payment
  3. Mike in Az *Recieved payment
  4. LlogerRecieved payment
  5. woohoo Recieved payment
  6. C1Trob
  7. Hotrodgirl *Recieved payment
  8. Furykay *Recieved payment
  9. Big DaddyRecieved payment
  10. Gina * Recieved payment
  11. Purple PenelopeRecieved payment
  12. FocksRecieved payment
  13. Houtex Recieved payment
  14. Gipper Recieved payment
  15. Nancy24Recieved payment
  16. kySSR Recieved payment(
  17. Big JimRecieved payment
  18. Yaller DogRecieved payment
  19. QnHoustonRecieved payment
  20. CowtownSSRRecieved payment
  21. StrokerMcGurkRecieved payment
  22. DrBob Recieved payment
  23. Waynesworld Recieved payment
  24. Richard in Texas Recieved payment
  25. JackWaldrop Recieved payment
  26. Steven Girard Recieved payment
  27. Blast from the Past Recieved payment
  28. John317
  29. ssr6spd Recieved payment

1-31-2006 -------------------$318.00

Updated 2-4-06

Updated collected amount $580.00 Feb 6 2006
7 mores days to get your donation in!!!!!


Updated list 2-10-06 (not totals)

wildcat66 02-09-2006 07:55 AM

5 days
 
ONLY 5 DAYS LEFT

wildcat66 02-09-2006 08:05 PM

Updated list, but not amount!

RaticalSSR 02-10-2006 07:31 AM

Payment sent yesterday by mail
Doug

Nancy24 02-10-2006 02:37 PM

I'll give you mine tomorrow -

wildcat66 02-10-2006 02:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by RaticalSSR
Payment sent yesterday by mail
Doug

I will keep my eyes open for it!

BlastfromPast 02-10-2006 04:00 PM

PayPal sent.

Blast

Furykay 02-11-2006 08:35 PM

Trees
 
Please reply when payment is received ,
Thanks , Kay

HotRodGirl 02-11-2006 09:50 PM

Paypal Sent
 
Machell sent you a paypal. Please confirm that you received it.

Thanks Again

Deb


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