T-shirt fund-raiser to benefit rescue workers

Posted on 24. Jul, 2002 by in press

T-shirt fund-raiser to benefit rescue workers

By Jan Kaus

Northern Hills Journal – July 24, 2002

SPEARFISH – Jerry Dunn of Spearfish was thrilled with the results of his first personally organized marathon, the Deadwood Mickelson Trail Marathon, held June 9 between Deadwood and Rochford.

A couple weeks later, he found himself appreciating the heroes who saved the trail – and the towns – from fire when the Grizzly Gulch blaze consumed more than 10,700 acres of wild land in the area.

“I finally got my own marathon, and thanks to the firefighters and law enforcement and emergency personnel, it didn’t go away,” Dunn said. “About 23 miles of the marathon took place on that trail.” Nearly 90 runners from 22 different states took part in the marathon, which is planned to be an annual event.

As a gesture of thanks, Dunn and his wife, Elaine Doll-Dunn, have organized a T-shirt fund-raiser designed to benefit the rescue crews that were the heroes in the fire-fighting efforts. The shirts feature a modified version of the original marathon logo – Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane running on the trail out of the woods. The fund-raiser shirts have flames added to the trees. The phrase “We survived the Grizzly Gulch Fire” replaces Deadwood Mickelson Trail Marathon.” The shirts are dated “June ’02.”

Dunn said he was very thankful for the cooperation and support of the communities of Deadwood and Lead as he was establishing the marathon. “We wanted to do something to give back,” he said. Money also will be donated on behalf of the surrounding communities’ rescue personnel who assisted.

Jerry and Elaine chose the wording “we survived…” rather than “I survived…” because they wanted it to signify how everybody pulled together to help in the time of crisis.

Proceeds from the shirt sales are being collected in a Grizzly Gulch relief fund at First Western Bank in Spearfish. All Northern Hills branches of First Western Bank are serving as T-shirt outlets and collecting money for the fund.

Four Aces Casino helped kick off sales efforts by choosing to be a T-shirt outlet, and several other Deadwood casinos followed suit. The Dunns also sold T-shirts at the official thank-you celebration in Deadwood this past weekend.

Shirts are available for $15 each with $12 of that going to the relief fund. The other $3 covers the cost of the shirt. Checks are to be made payable to the Grizzly Gulch Relief Fund.

Dunn said he’s still working out the details of how the money will be disbursed between the communities and entities that responded to the fire. “I want to find a way to make sure everybody gets a piece of the pie,” he said.

For more information, or to order shirts, call Dunn at 642-2382.

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