Meeker Lions Club Easter egg hunt…

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phMKEasterBabyWithEggPerfectly content with her three eggs is Lily Kraft of Pinedale, Wyo., granddaughter of Dave and Nancy Allen of Meeker. Lily was one of hundreds of youngsters who gathered at Barone Middle School at 10 a.m. on Saturday to take part in the Meeker Lions Club-sponsored annual Easter egg hunt. The entire hunt, which took probably about 10 seconds to complete as the children, who were divided into age groups and into different areas on the lawn, gathered hundreds of eggs in just a few seconds.

phMKEasterEggHuntUnderWayThe split second that the Meeker Fire and Rescue’s fire truck horn goes off, most kids sprint into action in the Meeker Lions Club’s annual Easter egg hunt at Barone Middle School. There was a large number of eggs scattered in each age-divided section of the lawn. At far left, the youngsters, the youngest age group and in their first year at the hunt, seem to be marching reluctantly into the unknown.

phMKFireTruckatEasterEggHuntEngine No. 1 of Meeker Fire and Rescue attracted a number of people who checked out the vehicle while waiting for the start of the Meeker Lions Club’s annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday morning at Barone Middle School. In addition to being on hand in case of any problems or emergencies, the strong horn from the fire truck marked the start of the egg hunt, in which a couple hundred children participated.

phTeaserP1EasterSaturday was a busy day for the children of Rio Blanco County as they had a choice of Easter egg hunts in Rangely and Meeker. Both events were well-attended with great participation by the kids.