Jul 09, 2019

Thank you coming to my web page:


I am sure that each one of you knows, or did know, a person who was afflicted with a blood disease like Leukemia or Lymphoma.  As many people have, I lost several very close friends to these hideous blood diseases, which is why I ride each year to raise research funds.


This year, I am riding in honor of two individuals.  Many of you from Chicago know Rob Stafford, NBC5 Evening Anchor.  Our children grew up together and our families share so many great memories as the kids have grown.  A couple of years ago, Rob was diagnosed with a very rare blood disease.  While Rob remained very sick for some time, Rob was able to win his battle and we pray that it is gone forever.  Rob credits the tremendous research that is going on in blood cancer research for his return to good health.


I am also riding for a very close friend of my son, Chris.  One month ago, Bobby Ghosh was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of Lymphoma and he is already undergoing very heavy chemotherapy and is in the fight of his very young life.  We pray for Bobby and hope he will kick this terrible disease as Rob did.


This year, my wife Sue and I are offering a challenge matchSue and I will match all donations, dollar for dollar, up to a total match of $20,000.  That's $40,000 to Leukemia and Lymphoma research if we meet the match!  But let’s not stop there, help us break the $50,000 goal!


Please let friends and family know of this page and forward this email to as many people as you can.  Together, we can find a cure!


Thank you all so very much for your support!

The Scenic Shore 150 Bike Tour
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
6737 W. Washington St. Suite 2100
Milwaukee, WI 53214

​(262) 785-4272



Thank you Craig for all your support and our thoughts and prayers are with Bobby Ghosh
Robert Stafford,
Thanks for doing your part in helping confront this disease.
Ron and Judy Lunt,
Such a fantastic cause Craig - thanks for the awesome effort. Safe riding!!
Ken Franzese,
Go Craig!
James G Haft,
Good luck
Stewart Mills,
Best of luck Craig. Great cause. Enjoy the ride.
James Jordan,
Way to go Craig. Thank you to you and your wife for your fundraising efforts. Best regards - Drew Jens
Andrew Jens,
Good Luck Mr Manske! We are donating in memory of our Grandma Judy! Raymond, Eleanor, Thomas, and Marudith Veselik
Raymond, Eleanor, Thomas, and Marudith Veselik,
James J Karcz,
Good luck Craig.
Bill Barry,
Craig, God Bless you and your family.
Dan Miller,
God Bless you Craig. Have a great ride for a great cause!
Steve Grabowski,
Thanks for all you do Craig
scott veselik,
Good luck Craig! Thank you for all of your commitment to finding a cure to this horrible disease.
Go Craig! Your friends at International Decorators,
Thank you so much for the kind words and your support. It's early days yet but treatment has started off well and I'm showing some progress. Without the help of folks like yourselves, my chances would be much much lower. Thank you again! Bobby
Bobby Ghosh,
hope the ride was great -- sorry for the late donation!!
Karen Case,
Craig, sorry this is a bit late. Congratulations on a great cause. Randy & John
Great cause! Nice work Craig!
Todd Riggin,
From C & L Printing
C & L Printing,
Good luck on the ride!
Kevin Keegan,
Good luck Craig and great cause.
Fran Brzezinski,
Craig, Ride hard and have fun. Great cause!
Daniel Schnock,
We are proud to support this great cause!!
Alan & Associates, Inc.,
Craig- Thank you for riding, my family appreciates what you did last year for us and continue to do to fund research.
Go Craig! This is a wonderful cause, we do have a close friend who has currently beat non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Ride safe, & thank you for making a difference. Caroline Strizich x
Caroline Strizich,
Good luck Craig
Jeff Gumbiner,
Craig good luck on your ride for a great cause. TerryO
Terrence OHARA,
Good Luck Craig!!!
Metropolitan Fire Protection ,
Craig and Sue, Thank you for your dedication and generosity! You are an inspiration. Best wishes, Jim Prister
James Prister,
As always...great job Craig. As a LLS Survivor your efforts do make a difference. Thanks and have a strong ride!!
Hal Nagel,
$100 donation from C.R. Schmidt.
Valeria Cintron,
Thank you for donating your time & energy to such a worthy cause. We also donate to a Hines' rider, so best of luck to all of you.
Canino Electric,
Good luck Craig!
Gary Breden,
Always glad to support such a noble and worthy cause. We need to do everything we can to reduce the incidence of cancers and find more effective treatments and cures for these dreaded diseases.
Robert Paul Zierk,
Good luck Craig - amazing thing you are doing! Krystal
Krystal Kurinsky,
C A Riley Electric is proud to support this effort
C A Riley Electric,
Good Luck Craig!
Thomas P. Johnson,
Best of Luck from the Balanced Load Electric team.
Francis Bruno,
Way to go Craig
Robert Shor,
Ride strong, Craig! Thank you for your support and commitment to so many worthy causes. . .
Mark Miller,
Craig, Thank you for all you do and best of luck on the ride!
Doug Moore,
Good luck, Craig . Great cause.
Doug Lipke,
Wishing you the best on your ride, Craig. Thank you for your dedication.
Gil Fonger,
Thank you Craig and all involved for your leadership! May the Lord continue to guide and strengthen your efforts.
John Abuja,
Best of luck fundraising and biking!
Sam Eldridge,
Craig - Good luck on the ride and thank you for doing this for such an amazing cause. Jim McNichols
Jim McNichols,

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Countdown to event

Sat Jul 20, 2019 @07:30 AM  CDT

Fundraising Total

Individual Goal
$39,390 of $50,000
Team Goal
$509,197 of $500,000

My Thanks To

  • Anonymous
  • Bobby Ghosh
  • Andy Daniels
  • Arlington Glass & Mirror ...
  • Johler Demolition, Inc.
  • Anthony Mulizio
  • Robert Paul Zierk
  • Hal Scheffers
  • Michael Brennan
  • Craig Manske
  • Thomas P. Johnson
  • Karen Case
  • Elliott Electric
  • Rapp
  • Bill Barry
  • REX Electric and Technolo...
  • Joseph Natola
  • Terrence OHARA
  • Rich Timmons
  • Metropolitan Fire Protect...
  • Dan Zarco
  • Hal Nagel
  • Mark Miller
  • Jim Lee
  • Ron and Judy Lunt
  • Robert Stafford
  • Doug Lipke
  • Gil Fonger
  • Jim McNichols
  • Marc Nelson
  • Robert W Bolt
  • Alan & Associates, Inc.
  • Anonymous
  • Barrett Hatches
  • Canino Electric
  • John Abuja
  • Jim & Kelly Smith
  • Todd Riggin
  • Kevin Keegan
  • William Beckley
  • Jerome Finis
  • Fran Brzezinski
  • Ed Lewandowski
  • Steve Grabowski
  • Jay Stewart
  • Daniel Krueger
  • Jim Moore
  • chris
  • Sara and Bob Donovan
  • Caroline Strizich
  • Jeff Gumbiner
  • The Countertop Factory Mi...
  • Valeria Cintron
  • A Plus Plumbing
  • Gary Breden
  • George Redican
  • Francis Bruno
  • Robert Shor
  • James Jordan
  • Stewart Mills
  • David Ariola
  • James G Haft
  • Joshua Mintz
  • Arthur Margulis
  • Ellen Steinbrecher
  • Gene Petrie Family
  • Chip Daniels
  • C & L Printing
  • scott veselik
  • James J Karcz
  • Andrew Jens
  • Doug Moore
  • Joel Gregoire
  • Dan Miller
  • Krystal Kurinsky
  • Sam Eldridge
  • John D. and Catherine T. ...
  • John D. and Catherine T. ...
  • Kent Consulting Engineers
  • Go Craig! Your friends a...
  • steve and Val Chin
  • Daniel Schnock
  • Chris Manske
  • Raymond, Eleanor, Thomas,...
  • J. Kelly Bufton
  • Frank Esterle
  • James Prister
  • Griskelis Young Harrell
  • Mark Kurland
  • C A Riley Electric
  • Donald HANSEN
  • Ken Franzese