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Beech Lake Bike Fest Enjoys Tremendous Turnout

Beech Lake Bike Fest was held on Saturday, October 16, 2021, on the grounds of Beech Lake and attended by many.
Photo by: W. Clay Crook / The Lexington Progress

Article by W. Clay Crook-

“There was just a tremendous turnout for this year’s Bike Fest,” said Kim Hendrix, Director of the Henderson County Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse. The event, which has raised thousands of dollars annually for the center, was held on Saturday, October 16, 2021.

The weather was just right for bikers from all over to get out and ride for one of their favorite events. The gates opened at 8:00 a.m., and the ceremony was started out with prayer by the Christian Motorcycle Association, the National Anthem by Ashley Douglas, and the posting of the colors by the American Legion Riders, Post #77 of Lexington.

The first bike was out at 9:00 a.m. for the Poker Run, and volunteers at the gate and at each of the run sites helped make the event run smoothly. Riders pull cards at each stop and there are prizes for the winning and losing hands at the end of the ride. The last of…

For the complete article, see the October 20th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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  1. Kimberly Finley on October 20, 2021 at 8:53 am

    Would love to see the story on the bike fest at beech lake, but wont ley me look at the rest of the story,the guy who took pictures said I can look online at it but it asks for subscription I dont live in Henderson county but was a vendor there that day

    • Editor on October 20, 2021 at 9:49 am

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