Daugaards Invite Families To Attend Annual Easter Egg Hunt
PIERRE, S.D. – The Governor and First Lady are inviting families to take part in the 62nd Annual Elks Easter Egg Hunt on the Governor’s residence lawn at 1 p.m. CDT on Easter.
“This will be the fifth year that Linda and I have participated in the mansion Easter Egg Hunt. We’re happy to have the opportunity to continue the tradition,” said Gov. Dennis Daugaard.
Children up to age 12 are invited to participate in the Egg Hunt. Steve Wegman, chairman of the Elks Easter Egg Hunt, estimates that up to 1,500 children participate each year. According to Wegman, the event is the oldest and largest family event in the state of South Dakota.
The event is sponsored by the Pierre Elk’s Lodge #1953. Those who would like to make a contribution toward the event should contact Wegman at 605-295-1221.