Community Interest

Annual New Melle Easter Egg Hunt March 31, Adult Hunt for Cystic Fibrosis

The New Melle Chamber of Commerce will host their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31 at New Melle Sports and Recreation. New this year will be the addition of an Adult Egg Hunt to benefit Cystic Fibrosis.

The children’s hunt is free and features opportunities to win wonderful prizes provided by donations from local businesses. Other activities include pictures with the Easter Bunny (bring your own camera), plus games/activities sponsored by local businesses, beverages provided by the New Melle Fire Department, cookies and doughnuts from the City of New Melle, and thousands of eggs stuffed by Boy Scout Troop 856 with donated candy.

The Adult Easter Egg Hunt will follow the children’s hunt, at approximately 10:45 a.m. (Must be at least 18 to participate.) There is a $10 entry fee for the adult hunt which will be donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Major sponsors for the adult hunt are Ryan Sanford-Equity Prime Mortgage, and Rich and Lori West-Overstock Outlet, Wentzville.

Many other local businesses give generously to this event every year, making it possible to award awesome prizes, bicycles, and great attendance prizes for adults and families, as well as giving their their time and talent to make this such a fun, family-friendly community event.

Everyone is encouraged to arrive early (before 9:30) to allow time for parking and registration before the hunts begin promptly at 10 a.m. The children’s hunts are divided into three age groups.

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To donate, click the link below:
Easter Egg Hunt Letter -2018.pdf 

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