Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Horse ride for Kristina Chesterman - Full Article

By Trevor Warner Assistant Managing Editor
09/23/2014 03:53:04 PM PDT

A year after Kristina Chesterman was killed by a drunk driver, the Chico State University nursing student is leaving her mark on the Ridge and the world. The inaugural Kristina Chesterman Memorial Ride on Sept. 13 at Meadowbrook Ranch last week, and with its success comes the promise of a healthier life for people in Ozu Abam, Nigeria.

"After she graduated, she wanted to spend her first year with Doctors Without Boarders," Dave Chesterman, Kristina's father, said. "After she died one of her teachers (Darcy Lewis) decided to start this project to build a clinic over in Africa in (Kristina's) name."

With the Chesterman's blessings, Lewis contacted JayaMae Gregory, a friend and long-time endurance trail horse rider, and talked to her about organizing a fundraiser...

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