The weather forecast didn’t stop a large crowd from gathering at Sullivan North High School on Saturday morning for the Bloomingdale Ruritan Club’s annual Easter egg hunt. Around 25,000 eggs were up for grabs, each one containing prizes such as
Tim Dunn, club treasurer and Easter egg hunt coordinator, said club members have been preparing for the event since Christmas, gathering eggs and purchasing prizes. Last year’s event welcomed over 1,000 participants, with more expected this year.
The 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. event will be at Ketron Elementary School.
The Bloomingdale Ruritan hosts a fish fry fundraiser the second and fourth Fridays of each month, year round. On Thursday, February 8, 2018 volunteers including member Jim Smallwood began getting ready for this week's fish fry by hand-making peach,
The event is $8 and set for 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The $8 all-you-can-eat meal will include scrambed eggs, biscuits and gravy, cooked apples, bacon, sausage, tenderloin, potatoes, country ham and drinks.
The annual Bloomingdale Ruritan Christmas Parade is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, with long-time Sullivan County solid waste supervisor Lucian Lawson as the grand marshal and the theme of “Reclaim Christ.”