Bickleton holds drive-by birthday celebration
May 13, 2020
There have been many birthday celebrations for Ada Ruth Whitmore, lifetime resident of Bickleton, Washington, but none so unique as her 90th she celebrated on Saturday. With the present social distancing regulations in place, her family, not wanting her 90th year to go unobserved, came up with the idea of a drive-by birthday party. They sent word out inviting people to drive by, give Ada Ruth Happy Birthday wishes, and receive a piece of birthday cake to go. The day was beautiful with bright sunshine and warm temperatures, as if God gave His own birthday gift to Ada Ruth.
In all, the family estimates there were around 50 or 60 cars, pick-ups, motorcycles, and various four-wheelers that to...