Buena Vista/Marion County Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt
Buena Vista, GA—Approximately 40 children, ranging in ages from 3-5, met on the grounds of the Marion County Courthouse Saturday, March 22, 2008 for the 2008 Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt. The annual event is sponsored by the Buena Vista/Marion County Chamber of Commerce. Marion County High FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) members co-sponsor the event.
“This year’s Easter Egg Hunt was very successful,” stated Janet Dillard, Chamber President. “The day was beautiful and the children really had a good time. “We want to thank all of the local businesses for donating the eggs and prizes for the annual egg hunt. A special thanks goes to Marion County High FCCLA for always pitching in to help,” continued Dillard.
The 40 youngsters enjoyed hunting for the 1152 candy eggs and the 251 prize eggs that
were donated by the following businesses: Buena Vista Floral and Gift, Dr. Frank Catrett, RBC Centura Bank, Dr. Dwight McLaurin, Georgia Power Company, J’s IGA, In Season, J & L Pizzeria, Dillard Grocery, Magnolia Manor, Moon/Rogers Motor Co., Central Bank of Georgia, Buena Vista Services, Sign of the Dove, Rinn’s Pharmacy, Tante Funeral Home, The Dime Store, Tri-County Journal, Tyler Automotive, Wells and Welch, Aunt Mary’s Country Kitchen, Country Vista Campground, Trib Publication, Barrow Propane, Marion County Farm Bureau, Dent Hardware, Los Aztecas Restaurant, Sam’s Seafood Restaurant, Grandma’s Thrift Shop and Partner’s Propane.
“We look forward to helping with the Easter egg hunt each year,” stated Megan Ford. “My students gain a lot from volunteering to help the Chamber provide this annual event. We look forward to being back next year.”
Shown in the picture are individuals who helped with the event:
Felicia Hill (FCCLA)
Kendra Sales (FCCLA)
Morgan Robinson (FCCLA)
Meredith Hagler (FCCLA Alumni)
Devan Hagler (FCCLA)
Kinsey Powell (FCCLA)
Janet Dillard (Chamber of Commerce President)
Jonathan Scott (Georgia Southwestern State University)
Megan Ford (FCCLA Adviser)
Frank Russo (Georgia Farm Bureau and Past Chamber President).