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Helicopter Egg Drop Puts Unique Spin on Tradition

By: Stephanie Morrissey Email
By: Stephanie Morrissey Email

It's every child's Easter dream. Thousands of plastic eggs falling from the sky. Elevate Church's third annual helicopter egg drop put a unique spin on a holiday tradition.

The sky above Holmes Lake was falling. But don't warn chicken little. It was just 7,000 plastic Easter eggs dropping from a helicopter.

"I was somewhere really fun last year but today I think I'll have even more fun," said 9-year-old Jennika Reinhardt.

Families lined the perimeter of the drop zone hours before but they had to be patient until all the eggs landed and kids still had to wait for their cue to start the hunt. Waiting wasn't easy.

After a mad dash and a few cracked eggs, it was time to find out what was inside.

Elevate church members say this was the best turn out they've ever had.

"We've seen a lot of cars parked on the street out there because the parking lot was full," Devin Smith, Elevate Church member said.


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