WASHINGTON—Melania Trump is spreading some colorful Easter cheer to workers on the front lines of the pandemic caused by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, commonly known as the novel coronavirus.
With the annual White House Easter Egg Roll canceled due to concerns about large gatherings, the first lady is giving 25,000 commemorative wooden eggs to area childrens hospitals, federal agencies, aid groups and grocery store chains.
The pastel-colored eggs would have been handed out to participants in the egg roll on April 13, the day after Easter.
The eggs are being delivered Wednesday and Thursday to Childrens National Hospital, the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Health and Human Services, the American Red Cross and local grocery store chains as a “small token of appreciation” for those serving the public, her office said.
Stewart McLaurin, president of the White House Historical Association, said this years eggs, made by Maine Wood Concepts, “are particularly unique.”
“Theyll be collectors items,” he said. “Theyre for an event that will never take place.”
The Easter Egg Roll has been canceled only 17 times since the event started in 1878. Those cancellations were because of wars, White House renovations, bad weather—and now a pandemic, he saRead More – Source[contf] [contfnew]