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Cherry Park church blesses cyclists with bike ride June 22

Seeking God’s blessing and protection for all those who ride bikes, Cherry Park Presbyterian Church will host “A Blessing of the Bicycles” at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, June 22.

The event begins at noon with free hot dogs and hamburgers, and a moment of silence for those in the Portland area who have been injured or killed while cycling.

Next, for those interested, there will be a 2-mile bike ride starting at the church at 348 Cherry Park Road in Troutdale.

The all-right-turn route will snake through Sunrise Park and then back down Hensley Road.

All ages are welcome to bring their bikes and join.

Cherry Park Pastor Tom Young said he plans to make this an annual event helping to mark the start of summer.

“We hope it will grow too,” Young said.

For more information about the event, call 503-667-6567.

Relay for Life events sought

Are you organizing or looking for teams to participate in an upcoming Relay for Life event?

The Outlook would like to compile a listing of all the Relay for Life activities to be held in East County over the next few months.

Tell us the where and when, along with what fun stuff will be happening during the two-day memorial walk to benefit cancer research. Please include the name and phone number of a contact person, in case we have any questions.

Send your information to Anne Endicott at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-492-5118.




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