The popular Easter egg hunt returns April 9. Quincy Soroptimists invite all kids from infant to age 8 to participate. File photo News Hundreds of children dash for eggs and prizes at Soroptimist Easter hunt April 19, 2019April 17, 2019 Staff Gabriel Solovieff, 4, of Greenville had help to claim his golden ticket basket from parents Grace Moreno and Alex Solovieff. Soroptimist International of Quincy has grown by several members over the last two years and quite a few of their early-risers helped host the wild, fun-filled Easter Egg Hunt on April 13. The club wishes to thank the many supporters who helped make the event a success for local children and families, including generous donors: Carey Candy Co., Safeway, Leslie Froggatt Photography, Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds, Elks Lodge 1884 of Quincy, Feather Publishing Co., and the Quincy High School S-Club volunteers. Thank you everyone! Kora Annis, 3, of Quincy is fascinated with the pink and polka dot egg she’s found during the Soroptimist group’s community event at the fairgrounds. Little sister Kora Annis, 3, helps Ariah Annis, 7, both of Quincy, claim her giant Easter basket prize for having found the last golden ticket of the morning at the Soroptimist-sponsored Easter Egg Hunt on April 13. Thomas Michael Hull, 1 ½, of Greenville discovers his first plastic egg. Now what to do with that basket? Peyton Blair, 4, of Quincy joyfully spies a prize egg for her collection before heading in to claim her prizes at the Easter Egg Hunt. Luke Hays, 5, of Quincy used some ingenuity and skills to spot and retrieve eggs hidden in a tree at the fairgrounds on April 13. Maybe the Easter Bunny had help from a crafty blue jay! A big Easter basket prize for finding the Soroptimist Club’s first golden ticket of the morning went to 1-year-old Taylan Bella of Quincy. With help from his grandmother, Diane Irving of Quincy, the little fellow made it home with his sizable treasure. William Scoggins, 6, of Quincy carefully turns in all of his plastic eggs to redeem them for treats and prizes. The sun came out to delight all the children for the April 13 Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Soroptimist Club and Delilah F. of Quincy, 1 ½, wore her best tutu for the occasion. Tiny Cadence Nekut, 6, of Quincy held up her golden ticket and found herself the winner of a giant Easter Basket. Dad Adam Nekut was on hand to help carry the treasure away. Cole Staton, 2, of Greenville keeps an eagle eye out for more Easter treasure. Jade Quinn, 9, of Quincy sparkled in pink as she sorted her egg collection for prizes at the Soroptimist Easter Egg Hunt at the fairgrounds April 13. Wearing lucky bunny ears, 4-year-old Jase Awbrey of Cromberg teamed up with his buddy Kylan Arsenault, 4, of Quincy to capture quite an Easter haul.