Ellsworth XC team delivers pumpkins to afterschool program



ELLSWORTH — Coach Louie Luchini and his Ellsworth cross-country team delivered 60 pumpkins to children in the Down East Family YMCA’s afterschool program on Tuesday afternoon at the Moore Community Center.

YMCA Child Care Director Jessica Montgomery led the team to each room to mingle with the children and leave pumpkins behind for each class to decorate. Luchini offered to unload the large batch of pumpkins for a friend who wished to remain anonymous.

PHOTO BY TAYLOR VORTHERMS
Coach Louie Luchini and his Ellsworth cross-country team carry a batch of pumpkins into a classroom at the Moore Community Center on Tuesday. PHOTO BY TAYLOR VORTHERMS
PHOTO BY TAYLOR VORTHERMS
A child enjoys his new pumpkin while Louie Luchini and his team say goodbye to the class. PHOTO BY TAYLOR VORTHERMS
PHOTO BY TAYLOR VORTHERMS
A child briefly loses interest in the pumpkin upon spotting a camera. PHOTO BY TAYLOR VORTHERMS
PHOTO BY TAYLOR VORTHERMS
Members of the cross-country team and children in the afterschool program mingle outside on the playground. PHOTO BY TAYLOR VORTHERMS
PHOTO BY TAYLOR VORTHERMS
Members of the cross-country team and children in the afterschool program mingle outside on the playground. PHOTO BY TAYLOR VORTHERMS
PHOTO BY TAYLOR VORTHERMS
Members of the cross-country team and children in the afterschool program mingle outside on the playground. PHOTO BY TAYLOR VORTHERMS
PHOTO BY TAYLOR VORTHERMS
A member of the cross-country team and a child exchange a hug on the playground. PHOTO BY TAYLOR VORTHERMS

 

Taylor Vortherms

Taylor Vortherms

Sports Editor at The Ellsworth American
Taylor Vortherms covers sports in Hancock County. The St. Louis, Missouri native recently graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism and joined The Ellsworth American in 2013.

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