Public urged to join in Blessing of the Bikes May 20

The Blessing of the Bikes will be held Sunday, May 20 at noon outside of Zion Lutheran Church.

The Blessing of the bikes is an annual tradition in which riders are blessed in hope that it will bring safety for the coming season.

According to organizer Bruce Miller, the blessing ceremony performed by Pastor Will Johnson will take about 15 minutes. Afterwards, the group travels to the Eastern Montana Veterans Home to give residents there an opportunities to see the bikes and visit with the drivers. The group then traditionally goes through Makoshika State Park where the bike group is photographed.

This year the event will culminate with a lunch at the BD- in Fallon.

Miller said he would like to see bikes from all over the area attend the Blessing of the Bikes. All bikes are welcome. You do not have to be a member of the ABATE club to join in the fun. Anyone with questions should call Miller at 939-8010.