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Old 05-17-2012, 12:02 PM
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Default Sam Drukman, Rod Designer has leukemia

I recieved this from "Sweetgrass Rods" and am passing it along here to my fellow fly rod enthusiasts. S+S
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Sam designed rods at Sweetgrass Rods and R.L. Winston. His contribution to the flyfishing community has been immense. We wish to help and with this raffle, you can, too.

Sam Drukman, former graphite and fiberglass designer at Sweetgrass Rods, and designer of the BIIX rod at R.L. Winston, is grievously ill with leukemia. His prognosis is grim, and he has no insurance. His brother Max has set up a foundation to assist, and we are raising funds to contribute. To that end, we are raffling off a 3-piece, 2-tip Sweetgrass series bamboo rod, with specifications determined by the winner, and an Arne Mason leather-wrapped brass rod case. The retail value of this package is over $2850.

Tickets are $20, and we will collect funds until the drawing date of July 4 (an American holiday, and in this case, celebrating an American rod builder). We will not limit the number of entries as the intention is to raise as much money to help Sam as possible. 100% of all proceeds received with be given directly to Sam's foundation.

To enter, please send a check payable to Sweetgrass Rods to:

Sweetgrass Rods
PO Box 415
Twin Bridges, MT 59754

The number of times your name is entered in the drawing depends on the size of your check...send $20, you are entered once; send $100, you are entered five times; so the more you send, the better your chances of winning the rod. Please add, "For Sam Drukman Raffle" in the memo section of the check. You can also call us at 406-684-5440 and pay with a credit card.

Of course, the rod is the secondary objective here. If you wish to contribute directly to the foundation, you can certainly do so. Click here to contribute directly to Sam's fund without entering the drawing for the rod.

Our hearts go out to Sam, his wife Susie, and all of his family at this time of great need. We appreciate all you do to assist this worthy cause on a financial basis. And if you choose not to participate financially, as Susie graciously said recently, "your good thoughts and prayers are just as good."

Sincerely,

All the booboys (and girls) at Sweetgrass Rods
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Old 05-17-2012, 12:08 PM
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Very good of you man...ill get a check out this afternoon and will get as many as my employees on board as i can.

Thank you for posting this
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Old 08-06-2012, 02:47 PM
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Sam died late July. He was well aware of all the fundraising effort on behalf of him and his family. He was very grateful. May he rest in peace.
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