Mount Vernon Elks Lodge to gift donated, repaired bicycles
July 21, 2021
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...