Letter to the Editor: Tatitlek candy drop made Halloween special

Branden Dyer drops bags of candy out of Terry Kennedy’s airplane while flying over the Tatitlek airstrip. Photo courtesy of Nanci Robart

I’d like to send a big warm thank you to all who pitched in and made the Halloween candy drop in Tatitlek possible. Special thanks and big hugs to my aunt Leona and uncle George Olsen, Terry Kennedy, and everyone from the Little Chapel who helped make it happen!

Community participation is hard to achieve, especially with social distancing due to the coronavirus. Despite that, everyone — young and old turned out, so excited to watch! Not even the cold could stop us from showing up. It was so heartwarming to see everyone come together, even if for just a short time. The candy drop is many of our favorite childhood memories, including mine, and it was amazing to see our own kids get to experience it that day.

Thank you, all! We appreciate all the effort that went in to planning this event and all the time everyone volunteered to make it happen.

Best wishes,

Nanci Robart

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