Festival of Trees

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Festival of Trees

The Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center Atrium took on a festive flair as the 22nd annual "Festival of Trees," one of the larger fundraisers for the Special Olympics athletes of Sheridan and Johnson County was held there Monday night.

Eight fully decorated trees, both live and artificial, plus wreathes, ornaments, carvings and other gift items were available for purchase. Carrie Pilcher coordinated the event and explains the heart of "Festival of Trees."

Money raised will benefit Special Olympic athletes in our region by helping pay for uniforms, equipment, and travel expenses. Jessica Hartshorn is a Special Olympian athlete whose specialties are track and basketball. Special Olympics play a major part of her life.

Sue Stevenson has attended the Festival of Trees event for several years. She says its all about supporting these special athletes.

The fundraiser included both a silent and live auction for the trees which included delivery and set-up of the trees.

Festival of Trees
Festival of Trees

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