OTTAWA COUNTY MI (WHTC) -- The 13th Annual Lakeshore Blessing of the Bikes was well attended despite the weather, with one of the committee organizers, Dan Fitzpatrick, saying that he thinks there were about 700 bikes on hand. He also said that the event had raised more than $123-thousand during the past 12 years.
Pastor Andy Fierro has given the Blessing for the Lakeshore Blessing of the Bikes since the beginning. He says that it's "Always a pleasure to ride but it's always dangerous. There's no such thing as a fender-bender on a bike," and "It's a great way to start the season. Pastor Andy Fierro pastors for Crossroad Chapel, a bilingual English/Spanish congregation.
Story by: Diane E Coston