Pennywise and Kaslo Early Childhood Coalition (KECC) would like to Announce the
1st Annual Giant Easter Egg Hunt, Monday April 2
To create a Fun-Raiser and Community Event that celebrates children and raises funds for Trust For Kids and the Ronald McDonald house at Vancouver’s Children’s Hospital… in memory of those children we have lost from Kaslo and our greater area. Specifically we at Pennywise are remembering Rowan Wiltse who passed a year ago this February. Easter is the 1 year anniversary of her Memorial service.
We are inviting all children to take part from Meadow Creek to Ainsworth
Families will be asked to make a donation per child but only if they are able. There is no minimum, we want everyone to be included.
We are inviting all businesses to take part, from Meadow Creek to Ainsworth
If you can contribute a cash donation, of any amount, would be great. What ever you can contribute will be appreciated and we will run your name as a sponsor on the Advertising. Advertising will run through March, so to have your businesses name included please donate by Monday, February 26.
Monday April 2nd Events include: (RAIN or SHINE)
At Vimy Park,
- youngest group will hunt on the Ball Field,
- middle group will hunt from Periwinkle through the play ground and along the treed boulevard, and the
- older kids hunt from the skate park down to Periwinkle on the lake side of the ring road.
Crafting from 9:30 - 10:15 in the Park Shelter - or the Gazebo (Rabbit ears/bonnets etc)
Egg Hunt from 10:30 with everyone taking some chocolate home and some winning special prizes for finding special eggs.
Games about 11:30 - egg toss, spoon race, others to be announced and prizes
Noon: Hot dogs and Hot chocolate
The children will turn in the eggs they found for a prize for the younger ones, Chocolate or jelly candies for thee older...
After expenses, everything goes to Trust for Kids and Ronald McDonald House
Our goal this year is 5000 eggs - some are coming in by donation and the rest we will purchase.
We will also have Need for volunteers on the day of if you are interested…. like Hiders, and Hot Dog and Hot Chocolate Makers and servers, counters and Search Helpers :)
Larissa Scott, our Advertising Strategist and part of our Easter Hunt Committee, will collect donations as she makes her weekly rounds. Or take note of who would like to volunteer.
Easter Hunt Committee: Kathy Allaire, Karma Halleran, Julie Wilson, Larissa Scott, Gary Schneider, Rita Rasmussen
Please call 250-353-2602 or email Karma at firstname.lastname@example.org for general questions or email Kathy at email@example.com for questions.