The east Missoula Community Easter Egg Hunt and Fun Day won't be happening.
Still, he reminds her and his family what he feels is the true meaning of the Easter holiday.
The egg hunt at Ecole H.J. School was a fundraiser for the Sylvan Lake Spray Park.
The L.A. Animal Services Department recently took note of the problem, sending out a public service announcement to those considering bunnies as Easter gifts. Everyone left with candy, and some kids carried off fishing poles and toys after the event.
Hundreds of egg hunters of all ages combed the Carrington Pavilion for treasure Friday afternoon in Danville for the third annual Easter Egg Hunt Celebration for individuals with impairments.
The local Elks chapter had its own hunt down at Mingus Park in Coos Bay. "We have wheel chair accessible field and we use magnetic eggs", said Palmentieri. She fell into a mud puddle, but wouldn't let that stop her. She filed a large basket with eggs. "That was amusing. I said, 'okay, go ahead".
There were six "lucky eggs" among the 1,200 others, two in each zone.
The need for funding is one Van Speybroeck said they continue to see grow and these dollars help them all year long.
"We are hoping that are dogs get to find them and get a little bit of enrichment and a little bit of joy", said PAAC Deputy Director Sarah Aguilar.
About 10,000 eggs were hidden, and Adilynn found about 50 of them.
In addition to the many goodies within the plastic eggs, families were given a raffle ticket for each child participating to win additional prizes, Amador said.
He said the kids must remember the meaning of Easter.
Many Bay County families kicked off their Easter weekend by spending the morning hunting for eggs at the event, hosted in partnership by Krewe of St. Andrews and St. Andrews Presbyterian Church.
"We actually bring out little chocolate eggs, we throw them all over the lawn and then we call out age groups", Vice President of Marketing for Altra Federal Credit Union Cheryl Dutton explains.