The 4th Annual Easter Egg Fundraiser for Cook County KIDS is happening this Saturday, March 30 at the Cook County Community Center in Grand Marais from 9:00 a.m. to noon. There will be indoor ice skating, an outdoor Easter Egg Hunt, visits & photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny, brunch, cake decorating contest and silent auction, raffle with prizes over $600, a PEEP eating contest, kids activities and much more! Cost is $5 for a child or $10 per family.
This is an annual fundraiser held by Cook County KIDS PLUS to support youth activities in Cook County. Together with Cook County Community Education and Extension, KIDS PLUS supports After School Adventures for youth, leadership training for middle school youth, opportunities for youth to learn beginning job skills through the Incredible Exchange and Incredible Internship programs, and underwrites a Summer KIDS Camp and other enrichment programs. All funds raised will stay in the community to support local youth activities in Cook County.
Interested in entering the cake decorating contest? Drop off decorated cakes at the Cook County Community Center on Friday, March 29 or early Saturday morning before 9:00 a.m. for judging. All cakes donated are entered into a silent auction. The cake receiving the highest bid will win first place with second and third place awarded according to the funds raised. Winners will receive a free 2013 Cook County KIDS Plus coupon book that is good for discounts at participating businesses.
Cakes or other goodies are also needed for the cake walk. Folks are encouraged to drop their donations off any time before 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 30.
Two great prize packages valued at $320 each are being raffled off at Noon on March 30. You do not need to be present to win. Raffle tickets are available at Buck’s Hardware Hank, Holiday Station Store in Grand Marais, Super America and the Grand Marais Dairy Queen.
Cook County KIDS PLUS would like to thank all their business sponsors for this event: Buck’s Hardware Hank, Gunflint Pines, Gunflint Lodge, Sweet Grass Cove Guesthouse & Bodywork Studio, Tire & Auto Lodge, Grand Marais Napa, Johnson’s Food, Buck’s Radio Shack, Benny’s Auto Collision, Superior Lumber, Subway, Dairy Queen, Community Education, Grand Marais Recreation Area Pool, North Shore Care Center, Super America, George F. Maruska LTD, Security State Bank, Grand Marais State Bank, Lutsen Gardens, Grand Marais Holiday Station Store, Swans & Heeren, P.C., Joyne’s Ben Franklin.