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Mary's Peak Trek

Mary's Peak Trek
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TWENTIETH ANNUAL TREK I GAVE TO HELP A CRIPPLED CHILD Mary's Peak Trek Aug. 1, 1965
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Mary’s Peak Trek is an annual fundraiser hosted by Shrine Clubs to raise funds for the Portland Shrine Hospital for Crippled Children, now known as Shiners Hospital for Children.  The event has been hosted since 1946 and been called the “world’s largest family picnic.” It is hosted on the first Sunday in August each year at Mary’s Peak, the tallest mountain in Oregon’s Coast Range, and includes prizes for participants in addition to entertainment and games during the day.

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Peak Trek to Aid Youngsters. (1969, June 13). Statesman Journal, p. 16.

Local Shiners Have Tickets…Plans Being Completed for 30th Annual Mary’s Peak Trek Slated as Usual on 1st Sunday in August. (1975, July 10). The Times, p. 7.

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