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Socially Distanced Fun

Socially Distanced Fun

When the local Easter egg hunt got canceled, Dawne Ramshaw of Ramshaw’s Ace Hardware in Mount Shasta, California, printed Easter egg coloring pages to give away. 

She invited the community to decorate the paper eggs and hang them in their homes and business windows. 

On the Friday and Saturday before Easter, families drove around town looking at windows and reported back how many eggs they spotted for the chance to win prizes from the store. 

Families enjoyed finding hundreds of the eggs around town and posted pictures on the store’s Facebook page. 

“A lot of people were really thankful we gave them something to look forward to that weekend,” Ramshaw says. 

About Kate Klein

Kate Klein
Kate is profiles editor for Hardware Retailing magazine. She reports on news and industry events and writes about retailers' unique contributions to the independent home improvement sector. She graduated from Cedarville University in her home state of Ohio, where she earned a bachelor's degree in English and minored in creative writing. She loves being an aunt, teaching writing to kids, running, reading, farm living and, as Walt Whitman says, traveling the open road, “healthy, free, the world before me.”

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