One Feather staff report
Close to 1,400 children braved the rain on Saturday, Oct. 31 to attend the annual Safe Trick or Treat Night held at the old Cherokee High School track. Tribal programs and local businesses set up booths to hand out candy and prizes. According to organizer Radonna Crowe, Healthy Cherokee program manager, there were a grand total of 1,391 trick-or-treaters and a total of 2,249 people went through the gate on Saturday.
The following vendors set up a booth at the event:
Agelink Child Development, Cherokee Boys Club, Cherokee Elementary School, Cherokee Police Department, Cherokee High School, Cherokee Youth Center, Cochran Drywall Inc. & Simco Interiors Inc., Christ Fellowship Church, EBCI Transfer Station, Facility Management, Granny’s Kitchen, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino & Hotel, Hope Center, EBCI Information Technology, Inn of the Seven Clans, CHS Students Against Destructive Decisions, Tribal Construction, Tribal Gaming Commission, Turner Construction, Western Carolina University, Deer Clan Productions, and Tribal EMS.
Click the link below for a gallery of photos of the event by Dawn Arneach/One Feather.