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Mon., Oct. 29, 2012, 8:27 a.m.

Guv, first lady to host kids for Capitol trick-or-treating on Wednesday

Gov. Butch Otter and First Lady Lori Otter will host a free "Trick or Treat" party for children at the state Capitol on Wednesday, with trick-or-treating from 3:30 to 6 p.m. and a costume contest at 5:30. Prizes will be awarded for the best costume portraying an Idaho historical figure, a book or movie character, the scariest, and the most creative; click below for more information. The first lady also will hand out copies of her her children's book, "Ida Visits the Capitol."

C.L. “Butch” Otter





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                

October 29, 2012                                                                                           



(BOISE) – Governor C. L. “Butch” Otter and First Lady Lori Otter invite Idaho’s children and their families to a free “Trick or Treat” Halloween event on the front steps of the Idaho Statehouse on Wednesday, October 31st, from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. In the event of rain, trick or treating will take place in the Rotunda on the second floor of the Capitol.

This year, a costume contest will take place at 5:30 p.m.  Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:  Idaho Historical Figure, Book or Movie Character, Scariest, and Most Creative.  Age categories for the contest include children 1-6 years old and 7-14 years old.

The Governor and First Lady will personally hand out Halloween candy donated by the Wal-Mart in Meridian and a variety of other treats donated by Blue Cross of Idaho and the Idaho State Dental Association.

Throughout the event, the First Lady also will be handing out copies of “Ida Visits the Capitol,” her educational and entertaining children’s book designed to inform young people about our great state.

All Idahoans are welcome to join the Governor and First Lady as they support and have fun with Idaho children at this Halloween celebration.

The Idaho State Capitol is located at 700 W. Jefferson Street in downtown Boise.



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Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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