Past Community Events
|First Annual Easter Egg Hunt
On March 27, Easter came early for an estimated 40 children who lived at,
or were guests of, Sunrise Family Resort outside of Kingston.
The event started with cupcake decorating, sponsored by Kristi Hulbert.
"I hope they enjoy decorating as much as they seem to enjoy watching me,"
Hulbert said as she laid out the cupcakes and decorations and mixed her
colored frostings. While young children were concentrating on decorating the
"best cupcake ever," older children and adults took to the playground field to
hide hundreds of eggs donated for the event.
Age groups were assigned group leaders, and while the youngest children
started first, the two older age groups scanned the field to find where they wanted
to go first. Laughter and shouts ran out as the second group received the word "go"
soon followed by the last group. Once all the eggs were gathered, everyone returned
to the community center so children could count their eggs.
Trophies were awarded to the children who received the most eggs in each age group.
Winners were Court Miller and Charlie Irby of Kingston and Jaton Lytle of Ardmore.
A special trophy was also awarded to the youngest egg hunter, Stephanie Miller of
Kingston. Prize egg winners included JJ Page, Jarret Blakemore, Bryson Sims, Alexxis
Greer, Blaze Cryer, Gabe Gentry, Gracee Obrero, Jenny Miller, Cheyenne Greer, Jesse
Cryer, and Melanie Gentry.
Adults tried to keep children from eating the tempting treats inside the plastic eggs as
food was laid and prepared for serving as the final stage of the Easter celebration. The
potluck feast included chicken, chili, pizza, potato and macaroni salads, ribs, baked ham,
baked beans, spaghetti, potatoes, fries, rice, rolls, and a variety of other foods to choose
from. Desert was an array of cakes, including a chocolate bunny cake.
The community center was standing room only as people ate and visited with old friends
and met new ones. Those who planned and attended the event said the Sunrise Family
Resort's First Annual Easter Egg Hunt was a huge success.
Second Annual Easter Egg Hunt
|Thirty children and various adults came to celebrate an early Easter together as a community.