Governor and First Lady Lamont Tell Trick-Or-Treaters to Check Their Candy Wrappers for a Golden Ticket
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont and First Lady Annie Lamont are advising Halloween trick-or-treaters who visited the Governor’s Residence in Hartford tonight to look inside their candy wrappers for a golden ticket that grants them access to special prizes at businesses and tourist attractions across Connecticut.
As part of today’s Halloween festivities, the governor and first lady distributed 1,200 full-sized chocolate candy bars to trick-or-treaters that were made by Connecticut-based company Munson’s Chocolates. Inside a select number of the treats, the first family hid golden tickets that grant the recipient access to certain prizes at businesses, sporting events, and tourist attractions in Connecticut. All of the prizes were donated directly by the contributing organizations.
“This is our first time celebrating Halloween at the Governor’s Residence, and we figured that since we’d have hundreds of young trick-or-treaters stopping by we would use it as an opportunity to promote some of the great destinations that Connecticut has to offer,” Governor and First Lady Lamont said in a joint statement. “Check underneath your candy wrappers to see if you’ve won a prize!”
The prizes include:
- Hartford Yard Goats – 8 tickets
- Mark Twain House Tour – 4 passes
- Tour of State Capitol by governor – 4 passes
- Hartford Wolf Pack – 4 tickets
- Wadsworth Museum – 20 passes
- Connecticut Science Center - 4 tickets
- UConn women’s basketball game – 4 tickets
- UConn men’s basketball game – 4 tickets
- Mystic Aquarium – 4 tickets
- Lake Compounce –4 tickets
- Hartford Athletic – 4 tickets
- New England Air Museum – 4 passes
- Harriet Beecher Stowe Center – 4 passes
The Lamonts said they are grateful to the organizations that donated the prizes.
|Governor Ned Lamont and First Lady Annie Lamont hand out candy to trick-or-treaters at the Governor's Residence in Hartford on Halloween. [Download in high quality]