April 7, 1985 |
It was rain and marshmallows Friday for 2,500 children here as a helicopter dropped 15,000 of the pillowy sweets in a drenched "new wave Easter egg hunt." The fifth annual "Great Marshmallow Drop" went off without incident despite the rain, said Vic Chiasson, leisure services coordinator at the Wayne Community Center in suburban Detroit. "It was a zoo," Chiasson said. "Everything went real well. The weather didn't cooperate like we had hoped.