White House Releases Souvenir Easter Egg Design and Availability
The White House today unveiled the 2009 Souvenir Easter Egg. This is the first time the egg design has been available to families prior to the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, to be held on Monday, April 13th. This year’s Easter Egg Roll activities build on the theme of ‘Let’s Go Play,’ which will seek to educate children on the importance of living a healthy and active lifestyle. This year’s egg is the ‘greenest’ egg in White House Easter Egg Roll history.
The 2009 egg:
- Uses 31% less paperboard than the 2008 designs
- Eliminates the need for the paper shred/filler
- Features an egg-shaped dye cut instead of a cellophane window
- Uses renewable, vegetable oil-based inks
Interested families can view the egg online and purchase it via the National Parks Foundation at www.nationalparks.org/WhiteHouseEasterEgg
The 2009 Easter egg can be found at: www.whitehouse.gov/eastereggroll
Commemorative eggs can also be purchased through the White House Historical Association at:
White House Historical Association
740 Jackson Place, Washington, DC N.W.
White House Visitor Center
1450 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC N.W.