Great participation in the Easter egg hunt of the new Melle Chamber of Commerce

On Saturday, April 9, the New Melle Chamber of Commerce held the 27th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Football Field in New Melle. Despite the cool temperatures early that morning, 246 children and more than 60 adults participated in Easter egg hunts. Thanks to generous sponsors, there were hundreds of prizes, including several bikes and scooters given away for children, as well as some great prizes for adults. The Adult Egg Hunt benefited the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and raised over $600.

Prior to the Easter Egg Hunts, the Town of New Melle provided donuts and the New Melle Fire Protection District provided morning drinks. There were games sponsored by Red Tree Church, face painting sponsored by Blondin Professional Real Estate, and pictures with the Easter Bunny.

The event and all activities were free, thanks to the generosity of businesses in the region. Special thanks to IHM’s Father Tom Miller – New Melle, Frank Trupiano, Amy and Libby Thornton, Katie Daunter, 2022 New Melle Queen contestants and Easter Bunny Kaya Goertz; she did a great job. Thank you to everyone who helped in any way to organize this huge event for New Melle and the surrounding communities.

Emerson and Olivia Lococo

Skylar and Gavin Daunter.

The Gould family visits the Easter Bunny, Kaya Goertz.

The Laupp family.

Photos from the Easter Egg Hunt –








Ring Toss Game – Nathan Childress wins a prize at the bunny ear ring toss game.

Taryn at the Face Paint tent.

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Bike winners:

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Adult Easter Egg Hunt & Prizes

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The New Melle Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the following community, volunteers and sponsors for supporting such a great event this year.

A&S Septic
Ages and Stages Learning Center
B&B Theaters
bavarian smokehouse
Blondin Professional Real Estate
Boone Country Connection
Scout Troop 856
B-Sharp Printing and Embroidery
Catala Facial Retreat & Shop
Diamond Hauling LLC
Fitness First – Janet Hespen
Friedens Peace UCC
Frisella’s nursery
Gerry Wolf Real Estate
grace carrying
Hair care by Rita
Hot Shots – Wentzville
JGL Remodeling LLC
Joerling Brothers Trucking Inc.
John Dickey – Shelter Insurance
Construction Karrenbrock
New Miss Dental
New fire protection district of Melle
People’s Savings Bank
Red Tree Church
Agency Rob Hamann, Inc.
Short Stop Convenience Store
St. John’s UCC Cappeln
Stone Summit Steak and Seafood
Straatmann Food
Sugar Creek Wine Estate
Sydenstricker Nobbe John Deere
TAC Travel LLC
The town of New Melle
The Greenwood Group
The Bank of Missouri
The Red Beauty Salon
The tattooed dog
The quarry wine garden
writing design
american nails
Waters Edge Pools LLC.
Zollmann Farms

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