Monday, March 28, 2005

The Easter egg hunt of hunts

You would think the buyer would have been suspicious finding a load of cash in plastic Easter eggs. She sounded like a cool grandma. Unfortunately, no one got to enjoy what was surely to be an exciting easter egg hunt.

MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) - Plastic Easter eggs which a family mistakenly donated to a Salvation Army thrift store before realizing they had been stuffed full of cash remained missing Monday after word of the incident spread during the holiday weekend.

Thrift Store manager Paul Kolb said a woman came into the store earlier this month looking for plastic Easter eggs that had been among her grandmother's possessions, which the family donated after she passed away in January. "I hoping some goodhearted soul will come forward," Kolb said Monday. The woman had kept only one of her grandmother's possessions - her diary. After flipping through it, she found out too late what a special Easter her grandmother had planned.


"Little did I know, the hunt had just begun."
The finder is urged to call the Salvation Army Thrift Store at 920-684-9862.