The days leading up to the Trail of Terror left a wake of bone chilling problems behind.
Brooke Spagrud, the Southern Plains Co-op marketing manager, explained that at one point they had to make the tough decision of whether to continue the event as planned and one of the deciding factors was if they would be able to remove enough snow.
With help from Turnbull Excavating and the staff at Woodlawn Regional Park they were able to work together and clear the snow and set up the rest of the event.
"Everybody comes together as a team, whether they're a Southern Plains Co-op employee or another organization that we partnered with to pull this off, hands down, this community is always one that comes together when it needs to come together and so for me that is probably the best thing that comes out of this.”
Despite the cold temperatures and snowy conditions an estimated 1500 people attended the event. The event was free to attend, however the Estevan Humane Society and The Salvation Army were there to collect non-perishable food items.
Trail of Terror has received many positive responses online and continues to be supported by the community and was an overall success.
“Well, the event went better than expected given all the white stuff that we received last week. Our team is very proud of what we were able to accomplish, and we were very happy to see as many people out as we did.”
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