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Recreation department's egg hunt a big hit with kids
Litchfield.bz (03-30-13)


Parks and recreation assistant Lisa Beyer, left, and volunteer Rindi Losee were in the spirit for the Easter egg hunt. Below, the Easter Bunny paid a visit. BZ photos

Litchfield's annual Good Friday Easter egg hunt was more popular than ever as hundreds of children descended on Community Field to search for eggs placed in the grass.
 
The hunt was sponsored by the parks and recreation department, the Litchfield Candy Co., and WZBG FM 97.3. Brent Hawkins, the department's director, ran the show with help from his assistant, Lisa Beyer, and members of the parks and recreation commission.
 
A big draw was the candy-guessing contest, the winner of which will be announced on Monday. The winner gets to take home a basket of candy supplied by the Litchfield Candy Co. and wins a free dental exam and cleaning at the office of Dr. William Fabbri.
 
Below, parks and recreation director Brent Hawkins barks instructions, the crowd searches for eggs, and Hawkins, Lisa Beyer and Rindi Losee stand with the basket of candy that was up for grabs.