Easter Egg Hunt at the Arthurdale Square

The sun shined through the rain clouds on the day before Easter so that 70 eager children could seek and find colorful Easter eggs on the Arthurdale Heritage grassy Square.  This annual event was sponsored by Arthurdale Heritage, Inc. (AHI) and Valley Elementary Service Club.  AHI presented a gift to each child and the fifth grade service club hand-decorated Easter bags filled with treats for all participants.  Volunteers from the Mt. Vernon Climbers 4-H Club, under the leadership of Debbie Wilhelm, assisted in the event.

Grand prize winners were: Pre-school, Aspen Radabaugh and Jameelah Cress; Kindergarten, Nate Cale; 1st grade, Kristen Greathouse; 2nd grade, Jolee Kyle; 3rd grade, Austin Kelly; 4th and up, Holly Albright.

Mt. Vernon Climbers 4-H members who volunteered were:  Colin Fisher, Elizabeth Livengood, Alli Smith, Brianna Grimes, Dawn Kelly, Austin Kelly, Ethan Kelly, Nick Smith, Melissa Sova, John Harris, Kaylyn Harris, and James Livengood.  Parents assisting were:  Sharon Grimes, Monica Livengood, Crystal Kelly, Karen Smith, and Lee and Laura Fisher.