Photos: Rifle Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt
The 80th annual Rifle Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt had over 200 children register for the six bicycle and six Easter basket drawings, while countless others came just to scramble for some of the 2,500 pieces of candy on Saturday, April 19.
The Rifle Lions Club wants to thank this year’s sponsor, Columbine Ford, the City of Rifle and the parks and recreation staff, Channel 10 and Alan Lambert, A & D Pawn, The Citizen Telegram and Glenwood Springs Post Independent, Garfield County Fairgrounds, DRIVE 105 and KSUN radio stations, Boy Scout Troop #223, Grand River Health’s gift shop and Colorado River Fire Rescue.
Several businesses donated cash and gift cards to help us purchase the candy and bicycles: Alpine Bank, American Family Insurance, B & B Plumbing, Bank of Colorado, Bookcliff Survey Services, Bray & Co., Colorado River Engineering, Choice Liquors, Gold Star Realty, Preceptor Beta Kappa, Rifle Truck & Trailer, Rifle Works, State Farm Insurance, Stuver & LeMoine, Walmart, Weiss & Associates and Zoe Life Soapworks.
Also, thank you to the businesses who participated in the scavenger hunt: 6 & 13 Shell station, A & D Pawn, Action Shop, Alpine Bank, American National Bank, Bank of Colorado, Blown Away Spa, Bookcliff 66, Busy Bee, Carquest, City Market, Community Bank, Corner Store, Country Attic, Dr. Chad Burgess, East Avenue Furniture, Farm Fresh Café, Fiesta Guadalajara, Gold Star Realty, Jeans Printing, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Lady Bug, Midland Arts Co., Miller’s Dry Goods, Mountain High Paint, NAPA Auto Parts, Pruett & Associates, Radio Shack, Red River Quick Mart, Rifle Boot & Saddlery, Rifle Animal Shelter, Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce, Rifle Lock & Safe, Rocky Mountain Liquors, Timberline Sporting Goods, Town & Country Veterinarian, Trendz and Valley Lumber.
Rifle Lions Club president
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