connectVideoEaster egg roll: Melania Trump has her own Commemorative Egg, see how it looks
Fox News speaks to the American Egg Board, President and CEO of Anne Alonzo will share her unique perspective on the 141st White House Easter Egg Roll.
It’s Spring, and that means it’s time for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. Monday, April 22, first lady Melania Trump will host the 141st celebration on the South Lawn of the White House — and, of course, that the lawn will be teeming with eggs.
Fox News spoke with the American Egg Board, President and CEO of Anne Alonzo for her unique insights on the event, that they are already calling “the hottest ticket in town’. Alonzo shows that the American Egg Board is actually donating 74,000 eggs to the event this year, where they will be used as a raw material for a range of activities, such as spring rolls, decorating stations, and edible “egg pops” for the participants.
The American Egg Board to donate 74,000 eggs to the event, or more than double of what they have in previous years.
WHO STARTED THE WHITE HOUSE EASTER EGG ROLL?
In the midst of the celebrations, Melania Trump will be presented with the 42nd Commemorative Egg the American Egg Board.
“The tradition started in 1977 as the first daughter Amy Carter,” explains Alonzo. “And from that moment on, the First Ladies took notice and interest, and we have proposed the Commemorative Egg to First Lady of the United States since that time.”
This year the egg was decorated by artist Cecilia Glembocki, who is also Director of the Virginia Egg Council.
This year the egg was decorated with egg artist Cecilia Glembocki, who is also Director of the Virginia Egg Council.
(American Egg Board)
“On top of this, there is the inscription [reading] ‘Dear,’ and this is a recognition of the First Lady’s initiative on the ‘Best’ and its public awareness campaign aimed at the youth,” Alonzo explained. “We are very excited to take the egg to Mrs. Melania Trump this week.”
The commemorative egg is decorated with the words “Best,” in honor of the first lady’s public awareness campaign.
To find out more about this year is the Commemoration of the Egg and the unique design, view the full interview with American Egg Board, President and CEO of Anne Alonzo above.
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