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2023 Easter Egg Hunt in Wrightwood

PHOTO: Leandra Moreno-Prince - NewsPlus

So many eggs, so little time: Kids run to find eggs at Hollis M Stewart Park in Wrightwood

Susie Hellwig, owner of Susie’s Qloset, and Honorary Mayor Roy Moore pose for pictures with the Easter Bunny. (Photo: Susie Hellwig)

The Wrightwood Easter Egg Hunt occurred on Saturday, April 8th, at the newly reopened Hollis M. Stewart Park. The event was made possible by the Honorary Mayor of Wrightwood, Roy Moore, who gathered donations from local businesses and organizations to buy 2,000 plastic-filled eggs a week prior to the event, which was an enormous challenge being so close to Easter.

Once Moore learned from the Wrightwood Elementary School staff that the original club that planned to host the egg hunt was no longer organizing it, he took it upon himself to make the event happen for the kids. “I only went $5 over my budget putting this whole thing together,” said Moore, who received donations and help from Childress Day Care, Wrightwood Inn, Wrightwood Brew Co., Wrightwood Market, Mountaineer Progress, and the Wrightwood CSD.

On Saturday morning, members of the Wrightwood Chamber of Commerce and local volunteers came together to hide eggs throughout the park and section off space for the designated age groups. At 10:00 am, hundreds of kids were released into the park to collect the colorful eggs and hopefully find one of the hidden four golden or silver eggs. Depending on the age group, winners who found the golden eggs received either a prize or money (up to $20 cash). The Easter Bunny was also at the event to take pictures with families and congratulate this year’s gold and silver egg winners.

One lucky winner who found the Golden Egg! (Photo: Leandra Moreno-Prince)

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