Huge Turnout for Eggstravaganza, Photos and Winners From Our Annual Easter Event

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Published on April 1 2013 10:27 am
Written by Wayne Moran

We have 100 photos that our Millie Lange took during Saturday's event, in a gallery located here.

Thanks to those of you who helped celebrate Easter by attending our Easter Eggstravaganza. Over 1,200 people packed the Thelma Keller Convention Center, with over 500 kids going through our egg hunts. They brought along their parents, grandparents aunts and uncles to our annual Easter event.

Thanks to Main Sponsor Martin's IGA+ that also sponsored the Diaper Derby, Gift Bag Sponsor Consolidated Communications, Easter Bunny photo sponsor Effingham Convention and Visitors Bureau, exhibitors KB Learning Center, Treehouse and Treehouse Too, First Baptist Church AWANAs, Leaders for Life Martial Arts, Sacred Heart School, The Cross at the Crossroads, Helen Matthes Library, Effingham City 911 and the Effingham City Police Department, Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois, Effingham County 4-H Youth Ambassadors and Boy Scouts. Thanks also to the local businesses that provided items for the gift bags!

1st place winner of the Diaper Derber sponsored by Martin's IGA Plus was Janelle Jordan, pictured below with her parents, Ben Jordan and Kaylee Hamilton.  Janelle won a $50 gift card from Martin's IGA Plus.

Our 2nd place Diaper Derby winner was Morgan Lustig, pictured below with her parents, Dustin & Jamie Lustig. Morgan won a $25 gift card from Martin's IGA Plus.