SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Approximately 225 children turned out for "Annual Trunk or Treat" at the South Plainfield High School/Middle School parking lot. Children of all different ages donned in Halloween Costumes trick or treated among the fancily decorated vehicles throughout the parking lot. The annual event was hosted by the South Plainfield Middle School PTO and the South Plainfield Public Celebrations Committee.
The South Plainfield High School Music Boosters and the Musical Arts Students decorated their cars and dressed in costumes. They lined up in the high school lot with decorated trunks opened for the 'Trunk or Treaters". The South Plainfield Future Stars, Grant and Middle School PTO's, PTA's and PTSO donated bags of candy for this event. The class in each school that donated the most candy will receive a munchkin, ice cream or bagel party which will be provide by the respective PTO's.
Patricia DeSantis made hot chocolate and the Music Booster parents and the Public Celebrations Committee donated cookies, cupcakes, donuts, cake and water bottles, which were sold. DJ Matthew Victoria of JVM provided music and also was the judge for the best decorated car and best costumes contest. The parents offered a suggested $5.00 per family donation.
The event raised $475.00, which will be donated to the South Plainfield High School Music Boosters and earmarked to Musical Arts Students.
The South Plainfield Middle School PTO and Public Celebrations Committee would like to thank all of the parents and young adults that assisted including Joseph and Harrison Anesh, Katelyn Wolak, Samantha and Lexi Ratti.
The best decorated truck winner was Bueford Williams and the best costume winners were Kevin O'Brien as a "Ghillie" and Tyler Spina as a "Venus Fly Trap" and sister Hayley as an "Equestrian". Prizes were provided by the South Plainfield Business Association, South Plainfield Middle School PTO President Debbie Boyle, Eileen Brady Treasurer, Vice President Nicole Plate, Webmaster/secretary Suzanne Butrico and the South Plainfield Public Celebrations Committee.