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Eggfest teen egg hunt slated for April 6

Monday, March 26, 2012

Announcing Eggfest 2012 are Parks Department Assistant Director Troy Scott, Tobacco Cessation Director Chris Shuck and Jan Firebaugh of Friends of the Park.
The annual night time teen egg hunt at Robe-Ann Park will return on Friday, April 6.

Egg fest 2012 is for teens in grades 6-12 only, and will have everyone scrambling for prize-stuffed eggs. Among the many prizes donated by local "Good Egg" businesses is the "Golden Egg" prize, a Kindle Fire provided by Putnam County's Tobacco Prevention and Cessation.

Registration is at the park, beginning at 7:30 p.m. and lasting until 8:50 p.m. The hunt will begin at 9 p.m.

The cost to hunt eggs is $5, with the official EggFest 2012 T-shirts available for $12.

Registration forms will be available at eggfest.org, as well as local high schools and middle schools, and at the event. Participants must have a signed permission slip.

Food will be available for purchase and other fun activities will be provided.

Putnam County Tobacco Prevention & Cessation Director Chris Shuck will be at the event to encourage teens to take the pledge to be tobacco-free.

To get more information about EggFest 2012, the list of prizes, the T-shirt design and the "Good Egg" sponsors, visit eggfest.org or contact assistant director Troy Scott at the Greencastle Parks and Recreation Dept. at 653-3395.

Eggfest 2012 is sponsored by Putnam County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, Voice -- Indiana's youth-led anti-tobacco movement, Greencastle Parks and Recreation, Friends of the Park Association of Greencastle and Kroger.

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