Monday, April 2, 2018

Exeter Chamber of Commerce Hosts Easter Egg Hunt

Kolsen Kalhandt is all smiles hunting Easter Eggs inside at the Exeter Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt.

The annual Exeter Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt was held on Sunday, March 25th inside the Exeter-Milligan gym due to the rain.  The event is orchestrated by the Exeter-Milligan Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA).
The group starts several weeks before the event and fills over 1000 eggs to prepare for the afternoon hunt.  FCCLA not only donates their time but also provides quite a bit of the fillings and each year adds more eggs to replace broken and lost eggs.
This year they added a large egg for each child to find that held a small stuff animal.
The FCCLA students run the egg hunt hiding all the eggs and then monitoring the kids as they hunt.  The Easter bunny also makes an appearance for photos and also hands out extra treats.
This year close to 50 children hunted eggs in the four different age groups.

Kindergarteners Lynn Jurgensen (right) and Archer Kanode (left) count eggs as they pick them up at the Easter Egg Hunt.
Above – Lynn Jurgensen and her mom, Amy, open up her eggs at the Easter Egg hunt so they can return the eggs.
Below – Will Kallhoff finds some eggs at the Exeter Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg hunt.

Above– The Kovanda grandkids find the Easter bunny at the Exeter Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt.  Pictured from the left are Ulysses Kovanda, Easter Bunny (Kayla Geiger), Ava Vollmer and Paige Vollmer.
Below– The Grummons family is busy emptying eggs.  Clockwise from the left are Nicole, Scout, Scott, Tagg and Piper Grummons.

Prizewinners at the Exeter Chamber of Commerce are pictured from the left:  Paige Vollmer, Kaylynn Harding, Laney Havel, Chezney Kanode, Archer Kanode, Will Kallhoff, Paul Kallhoff (in front) and Keagan Wemhoff.

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