October 17, 2014

Giant Pumpkin

There’s one terrific radiant gourd on display at The Growing Place. In fact, you might just say this is “some pumpkin.”

Meet Wilbur…Not the pig, the pumpkin – and an oversized one at that, on display at The Growing Place’s Aurora location. Using Charlotte’s Web as inspiration, the center has carved this pumpkin porker, all for a good cause.

“It’s a charity event that we’re doing this year for Mutual Ground who’s based out of Aurora, but they service a lot of the same areas around here, they service victims of domestic violence to sexual abuse,” said Michael Massat, Manager of The Growing Place.

For five bucks, visitors can take a guess at Wilbur’s weight, for the chance of winning a $50 gift certificate to The Growing Place, along with the opportunity to display this hearty hog at the location of their choice on Halloween.

Anyone who donates also gets a $5 coupon for a purchase of $30 or more at The Growing Place.

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