Huge crowds pack first Wilmington Trunk or Treat


Great crowd braves the cold

By Tom Barr - tbarr@aimmediamidwest.com



Many kids and their families smiled through the cool temps Saturday night. For many more photos, please visit wnewsj.com.


WILMINGTON — A tremendous crowd of costumed kids and their families braved the cold Saturday night and came to Wilmington’s Trunk or Treat at J.W. Denver Williams Jr. Park.

Businesses and organizations handed out thousands of treats during the event organized by Wilmington Parks & Recreation, Main Street Wilmington and many others.

“It was great being able to serve our community through the Trunk or Treat event at the park,” said Wilmington Parks & Recreation Director Jermaine Isaac. “Seeing the smiles on the kids faces made all the hard work putting this event together well worth it.

“Working with Main Street Wilmington and Wilmington College students was a great experience. We greatly appreciate all of the businesses, organizations and volunteers that helped us make this event such a huge success.

“Thank you to all of the families that came out despite the cold weather and we can’t wait to do it again next year!” he added.

Businesses and organizations that participated/sponsored and made the event a success included: Wilmington Police Department, Wilmington Fire Department and City of Wilmington employees, Wilmington Auto Center, Calvary Baptist Church, Ahresty, Wilmington College Student Leadership Executive Board, Wilmington College Greek Life, Wilmington College Education Department, Operation Christmas Child, CMH, Timbertech, Belgray Inc., Polaris Industries, Wilmington News Journal, G & J Pepsi-Cola, Wilmington Savings Bank, Anytime Laundry, Branham Brothers Plumbing, Hudawn Facility Solutions, Indoff Office Supplies, Kroger, D & D Firearms & Precious Metals, Fast Cash Swap Shop, Quali-Tee Design Sportswear, and 1st Financial Bank.

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Many kids and their families smiled through the cool temps Saturday night. For many more photos, please visit wnewsj.com.
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Great crowd braves the cold

By Tom Barr

tbarr@aimmediamidwest.com