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Mount Vernon Elks Lodge to gift donated, repaired bicycles

 


September 11 is a date all Americans remember, obviously, in somber terms.

But this year, at least in Skagit County, September 11 will also provide a positive spin.

That is the day that the Mount Vernon Elks Lodge will gift donated bicycles, host a bike safety rodeo and hold prize drawings as part of a multi-phased service project benefitting children of all ages.

“We are gathering used bikes, repairing them and gifting them back to the community,” Elks Lodge bookkeeper and member Debbie Denton, a La Conner area resident, told the Weekly News. “We are also swapping smaller bikes wi...



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