"Everyone involved on the [Bike Fest] committee was thrilled to have such a wonderful turnout for the event, and we are happy to support our local charities in need," said Nazareth Area Chamber of Commerce President Tina Smith in a press release.
Smith and Vigilance Hose Co. No. 1 President Carl Strye Jr. presented the donation Wednesday to the food bank's director, Jim Byrnes, and chairwoman, Cindy Hunt.
The food bank assists about 300 local families and individuals every month.
Eric Heckman spearheaded the bike show, which made the donation possible. The show featured three prize categories: nostalgic, custom and antique.
The winners were:
- First: Brian Regn of Nazareth
- Second: Jason Gerstenberg of Nazareth
- First: Rick Noversel of Tatamy
- Second: Mike Petrie
- First: Bill Keeves
- Second: Mark Kolb of Nazareth
In addition to the show, live bands performed throughout the day. There was also a food court, a beer garden and various craft vendors. Several non-profit organizations were also in attendance.
The event was hosted by the Nazareth Area Chamber of Commerce and Vigilance Hose Co. No. 1.