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Kids have 16,000 reasons to hunt eggs with Task Force

Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 2:03 pm

Nora Utterback shares her Easter eggs with Mahryska Hetheriton at Lankford Field on March 31.

There were approximately 16,000 eggs for children to gather during the Community Task Force hosted annual Easter Egg Hunt for children ages birth – 9 years old held on March 31.The event was held at the Lankford Field Football Stadium.
The day was cold and windy, but didn’t stop the attendance, the field was packed with eager children ready to fill their baskets. Several community residents came out to help make the hunt a great success as they spread cartons of eggs, toys, books and treats for each age group. Local businesses and some private residents donated the prizes.
The Easter bunny made his appearance and was available for pictures. Children smiled, pointed and some weren’t quite so sure about the oversized bunny. The multi-colored eggs were tossed and spread throughout the field with age groups sectioned off. Although unlike past years, the eggs had to be spread out immediately before the start to keep the eggs and prizes from blowing away.

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