Family and friends are invited to attend an 80th birthday celebration for Paul Nielsen.Paul was born July 5, 1930, in Mapleton, Iowa. The 5th of nine children, Paul made his way out to Washington in 1949. He has lived in Bellingham for 61 years.Paul has a lovely wife Jeanne of 55 years, 4 children and 3 grandchildren. He is a retired electrician from Georgia Pacific. Paul is an active member of the Bellingham Athletic Club and the Mt. Baker Motorcycle Club. He is this year's champion of Plus 70 Vintage Moto-Cross of AHRMA and Hammer and Tongs. Paul's passion for motorcycles and his many friendships have enriched his life. The birthday celebration will be held at the Hannegan Speedway, June 20th, 1-4:00.