East PDX News: Deluge doesn’t stop Parkrose ‘Trunk or Treat’

Story and photos by David F. Ashton

Judging by the turnout, see why this new Hallowe’en tradition might as well have taken place on a sunny afternoon …

Torrential rain doesn’t dampen the spirits of those attending the new “Trunk or Treat” event, put on by Parkrose area businesses on Hallowe’en evening.

Story and photos by David F. Ashton

The fact that, all across Portland, the afternoon of October 31 saw the most rainfall in the shortest period of time all year, didn’t stop folks in Parkrose from hosting a fun – if a bit soggy – Hallowe’en event called Trunk or Treat.

It’s a simple concept: Local business managers and organization volunteers would drive to Parkrose High School’s east parking lot, open their automobile trunks loaded with candy and coupons, and invite families to visit them for goodies and some fun.

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