2017-04-20 / Happenings

Easter Egg Drop

Photos by Thomas Reznich


AND…THEY’RE OFF! A herd of zero- to five-year-olds and their handlers charge over the ramp at Roscommon County Blodgett Memorial Airport to collect Easter eggs from the airport’s grass runway Saturday morning. They were among over 250 children in three age groups who chased after Easter eggs during the seventh annual Easter Egg Drop sponsored by Roscommon Area Pilots Association/EAA Chapter 1580. AND…THEY’RE OFF! A herd of zero- to five-year-olds and their handlers charge over the ramp at Roscommon County Blodgett Memorial Airport to collect Easter eggs from the airport’s grass runway Saturday morning. They were among over 250 children in three age groups who chased after Easter eggs during the seventh annual Easter Egg Drop sponsored by Roscommon Area Pilots Association/EAA Chapter 1580.

WAITING OUT THE LAST FEW DROPS A crowd of Easter Egg hunters waits in the Cornerstone Aviation Main­tenance Hangar at Roscommon County Blodgett Memorial Airport as the last few rain drops fell Saturday morning before the seventh annual Easter Egg Drop. The sun popped through the cloud cover just before the event was set to begin at 10 a.m. WAITING OUT THE LAST FEW DROPS A crowd of Easter Egg hunters waits in the Cornerstone Aviation Main­tenance Hangar at Roscommon County Blodgett Memorial Airport as the last few rain drops fell Saturday morning before the seventh annual Easter Egg Drop. The sun popped through the cloud cover just before the event was set to begin at 10 a.m.

A COMFORTABLE SEAT (Left to right) Timothy Knapp, 6, and his sister Jozlyn, 9, found a comfortable place to sit on their father, Patrick’s, knees as they waited for the Easter Bunny to show up at Roscommon County Blodgett Memorial Airport Sat­urday morning. A COMFORTABLE SEAT (Left to right) Timothy Knapp, 6, and his sister Jozlyn, 9, found a comfortable place to sit on their father, Patrick’s, knees as they waited for the Easter Bunny to show up at Roscommon County Blodgett Memorial Airport Sat­urday morning.

THE EASTER BUNNY’S HELPERS (Behind table, right to left) Volunteers Sarah Jaroch of Midland and Roscommon High School students Annie Biggs and Courtney Thompson trade goodie bags for plastic Easter eggs in the Cornerstone Aviation Maintenance Hangar at Roscommon County Blodgett Memorial Air­port Saturday morning. Coffee, hot chocolate and donut holes were also provided in the hangar by RAPA/EAA Chapter 1580 during the Easter Egg Drop. THE EASTER BUNNY’S HELPERS (Behind table, right to left) Volunteers Sarah Jaroch of Midland and Roscommon High School students Annie Biggs and Courtney Thompson trade goodie bags for plastic Easter eggs in the Cornerstone Aviation Maintenance Hangar at Roscommon County Blodgett Memorial Air­port Saturday morning. Coffee, hot chocolate and donut holes were also provided in the hangar by RAPA/EAA Chapter 1580 during the Easter Egg Drop.

ENTHUSIASTIC GREETING Lucas Rabenold, 5, of Holly, greets the Easter Bunny with an enthusi­astic high five at Roscommon County Blodgett Memorial Airport on the morning of April 15. Rabenold was one of over 250 children aged zero to 12, who showed up for the seventh annual Easter Egg Drop at the airport. ENTHUSIASTIC GREETING Lucas Rabenold, 5, of Holly, greets the Easter Bunny with an enthusi­astic high five at Roscommon County Blodgett Memorial Airport on the morning of April 15. Rabenold was one of over 250 children aged zero to 12, who showed up for the seventh annual Easter Egg Drop at the airport.

READY TO ROCK Franja VanLoon, 10 months, of Wheeler, is steadied by her moth­er Jami VanLoon as they waited their turn to collect Easter eggs at Roscommon County Blodgett Me­morial Airport Saturday morn­ing. READY TO ROCK Franja VanLoon, 10 months, of Wheeler, is steadied by her moth­er Jami VanLoon as they waited their turn to collect Easter eggs at Roscommon County Blodgett Me­morial Airport Saturday morn­ing.

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