Schriever AFB hosted our Western themed Spring Fling event on Saturday, 13 April 2019 from 10:00-2:00pm. It was estimated to have had about 600 in attendance.
Due to the vast amount of activities being put on and the abundance of sponsors for this event, we organized the event to fit in the Fitness Center and the Indoor Running Track(IRT).
Food and Drink was provided in the IRT brought to you by Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburger, Dairy Queen, PapaJohns, and Royal Crest,
This Spring Fling the Pikes Peak International Raceway delivered the Easter Bunny to the Fitness Center in their red hot race car!
Despite the unfavorable weather conditions, we had about 600 families come on out and enjoy our western rodeo themed Spring Fling. We had the Girls of the West with the Rangerettes come on out and give lasso lessons, a bucking mechanical bull, face painters, balloon artist,Cheyenne Mountain Zoo made an appearance with their mobile zoo, archery game, pony rides, trick roper, bounce houses, petting zoo, and a slew of photo opportunities. The children had a pile of games to play and prizes to win too!Families were given a map of where our awesome sponsors and activities were so they could visit their booths to enter for a chance to win some of our fabulous door prizes.Our sponsors contributed significantly to help make this event the rootinest tootinest Spring Fling yet! Sponsorship Funds went to funding the free food and entertainment such as the pony rides/petting zoo, mechanical bull ride, archery game, the lovely balloon artist and face painters, and making sure our Easter Bunny was at his bounciest best! On Monday, 15 April 2019, 50FSS Marketing Went live to announce the door prize winners, you can check it out here!
This year we had a lot of different prizes to give away like BarkBox toys, Royal Gorge Railroad tickets, hover boards, Nintendo Switch, Pac Man Arcade and a big 55′ TV! A huge thank you to our sponsors that brought bikes (Homes for Heroes), Gift Cards (USAA), boots (Cavenders),Baseball Tickets and swag (Rocky Mountain Vibes), Gift Certificates (George Orthodontics, Orangetheory Fitness). Our attendees were excited to see what prizes we were giving away and the winners were over the moon!