Fun Easter Egg Drop event to benefit SONC

Easter bunny with eggsGastonia Police Department’s Special Olympics Committee will host an Easter Egg Drop at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 31 at First Assembly of God, 777 S. Myrtle School Road, Gastonia. Admission costs $3 per child, and age limits are infant to 6 years old.

“This is our first fundraiser for 2018, and over 1,000 eggs have been stuffed with candy or toys,” said Sgt. Scott Norton, chairman of GPD’s Special Olympics Committee. “One hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit Special Olympics North Carolina.”

Participants should bring their own basket or bag for the event, which is expected to last one hour. Police vehicles also will be on display. In case of inclement weather, please check the GPD’s Facebook page. For more information, please call 704-842-5124.