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Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Easter Egg Hunt a Huge Success

Cunningham Volunteer Fire DepartmentCunningham, TN – On Saturday, April 8th, 2017, the Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department held their Annual Easter Egg Hunt. The egg hunt was held at Montgomery Central Middle School and started at 10:00am.

The weather was slightly chilly, but other than that, it was a beautiful day for the egg hunt. Over 100 kids attended the event.

Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department's Annual Easter Egg Hunt.
Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt.


There were several games to play while everyone waited for the event to begin.

When the kids entered the area for the Easter egg hunt, they were giving a ticket for a chance to win door prizes after the event.

The four age groups for the Easter egg hunt were; ages 2 and under, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-11. The four separate areas had over 4,700 eggs scattered on the ground.

“It was fun working with all the kids and to see how they reacted to everything. It was very enjoyable,” said Tennessee Promise volunteer Johnathan Smith.

A girl filling up her bag with Easter eggs.
A girl filling up her bag with Easter eggs.

Each plastic egg contained candy like skittles, gummy dinosaurs, star bursts, and tootsie rolls while some contained tattoos, small toys and stickers. There were prize eggs mixed in for each age group.

“I think the event today was just wonderful. I loved the number of people that came out and the variety of people that came out,” stated event volunteer Beverly Guinn.

When the signal was given, the kids took off across the field grabbing as many eggs as they could. Once all the eggs were picked up, everyone began opening them to see what they contained and hoping for a prize ticket. Everyone was laughing and having a good time opening their eggs.

This little girl was the lucky winner of an Easter Basket.
This little girl was the lucky winner of an Easter Basket.

“We were looking for an Easter egg hunt his weekend and this one was really fun,” said Lark Hunt. “I think it’s awesome that they put this on for the community. It was fantastic.”

The prizes were Easter buckets filled with candy and goodies. The grand prizes were a large Easter Basket, a soccer ball, basketball and a couple of radio controlled cars.

“I think the event was great. Turned out to be a beautiful day for the egg hunt,” stated William Jackson, First captain with Cunningham Fire Department.

“We do this to give back to the community that gives so much to us. We enjoy it too. It’s great seeing all these kids smiling and having fun,” Jackson said.

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About the Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department

Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department was established in 1983 for fire protection in the Cunningham, TN area. Currently, there are 50 members of the department. The Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department responds to fires, motor vehicle accidents with injuries, hazardous material scenes, emergency medical calls, fire alarms and carbon monoxide alarms.

They are supported by our community through donations and fundraisers so that they can continue to provide these emergency services.

For more information, visit their website at: www.cunninghamvfd.com

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