The Easter Bunny Is Coming To Christopher Creek



The Annual Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for 2 p.m., Sunday. Everyone will gather at the forest gate on Elk Run Road at the top of Hillcrest. There will be a hunting area for toddlers to age 5, and another for children 6 to 12. Children should bring their own baskets to find the 400 eggs the Easter Bunny hid.

Call Karen Thorton and let her know you have kids that are coming. 478-4133.

Also some eggs contain special prizes. Immediately following the egg hunt there will be a Best Bonnet contest for adults. All of you need to get working to create the most perfectly fashionable Easter Bonnet ever seen. A terrific prize will be awarded to the outstanding male and female winner.

Rusty Cooper tournament

The 7th Annual Rusty Cooper Memorial Scholarship Golf tournament is scheduled for May 17 at the Pine Meadows Country Club in Overgaard. Prizes include a 2003 Chevy Trailblazer, camcorder, Calloway irons, airfare for anywhere in the US.

Entry is $70 per person which includes a cart. Lunch and presentations are at the Landmark at 2 p.m.

Rusty Cooper dreamed of becoming a teacher. After 20 years as an electrician, he went back to school to fulfill his dream. He hoped to teach in Payson.

Nov. 2, 1996, a few months prior to graduation, Rusty died of a heart attack at the young age of 44. He was awarded his diploma posthumously.

Last year's tournament was a tremendous success. They were able to award two $2,500 scholarships; one to Emily Scott and another to Elizabeth Raichert, both of Payson High School.

This year with your help they would like to once again benefit Payson High School seniors in the form of one or more scholarships in memory of Rusty Cooper.

For more information about the tournament, call 478-4273 or (928) 535-5148.

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