Easter egg hunt to raise money for Mernda CFA

Firefighters Tony and Shaun. Picture: Dennis Manktelow.

Get ready to go on an Easter egg hunt.

Volunteers from Mernda CFA will be hiding eggs in the grounds of Mernda Primary School for the brigade’s annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 15.

Mernda CFA’s Troy Steans said the hunt is the brigade’s main fundraiser for the year, and proceeds will be used to help buy fire fighting equipment.

“The money raised by the Easter egg hunts over the years has gone into the brigade buying and building our firefighter rehabilitation vehicle,” Mr Steans said.

“This is a specialist vehicle – its main purpose is to maintain firefighter health and safety at fires or incidents.

“Being able to monitor and treat firefighters on scene helps with their health and can help get them back into the fire fight much quicker,” he said.

“The money raised at the event will be going towards buying equipment for the rehab unit.”

Mr Steans said the brigade hopes the community will get behind the Easter egg hunt.

He said the event will also feature carnival rides, food stalls and a market.

Tickets for the hunt are $5.

To book, visit: www.merndacfa.com