Updated: Jul 11, 2022
April 28th was a day we celebrated Happy Healthy Kids with the community of Roseburg. We had just over 110 kiddos come visit all of our vendors! It was a wonderful and crazy day. Douglas CARES had 3 games with prizes, goody bags, pinwheels, balloons, and snack bags for all. Our bubble machine was a hit! Many of our kiddos attending came because of the thousands of bubbles seen from Harvard Ave. and the
Community members joined with us to make this event one to remember. Cougar Ridge came out with their horses, donkey, carriage rides, and ponies. Umpqua Valley Ambulance, Douglas County Sheriff Department, Winston Police Department, and K-9 units Eros and Zorro came out to see everyone. Family Development Center and Every Child Douglas County provided face painting. Adapt brought out books.Games and prizes were hosted by National Guard, ESD, and Umpqua Valley Rainbow Collective. Wildlife Safari brought some really cool artifacts.Advantage Dental offered free screenings and goody bags to the kids.WaiLani Shave Ice whipped up amazing treats. Miss Douglas County and other title holders ran our game booths. We even had Princess Anna, Queen Elsa, and Spiderman drop by on behalf of Occasionally Yours.
Every single child left with prizes and a smile! Even our teens were seen riding around in the horse cart with WaiLani Shave Ice and huge smiles. Thank you to everyone, including our event organizer, Amanda, for making this event such an incredible success!