Early Easter cheer at fire department

John Walker, 4, enjoyed visiting the Easter Bunny at the Winsted Fire Department’s annual Easter breakfast. Walker is the son of Winsted residents Jodi and Allen Walker. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

WINSTED —  The Winsted Fire Department held its eighth annual Easter benefit breakfast on Sunday, April 2.

The breakfast included an Easter Egg hunt for children and a visit by the Easter Bunny, played by Sherry Schlicher. Department members volunteered to cook and serve breakfast.

“Why an Easter breakfast? It’s just that time of the year,” department member and event co-organizer Kelly Richerson said. “We have a breakfast for Christmas too. It’s a good way to bring together the community.” 

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