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IL - Joliet/60432 - Festival of Trees - SUN 11/24/13

Postby Schph Gochi » Sat Dec 21, 2013 5:47 am

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The Joliet Festival of Trees was a first year event for the MWG and was put into motion by Heather Frelichowski.

The Festival invites groups to decorate a tree to be auctioned off. Proceeds from the ComEd Festival of Trees will benefit the Rialto Square Theatre and our mission,“To lead a performing arts community partnership to enrich the quality of life by encouraging artistic and cultural development.” The Rialto Square Theatre Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.

Special thanks to MWG members who hand made and provided some extra special decorations.

To Jonathan Sylvester for his hand made tree skirt-an Imperial Cog:
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Jonathan also crafted the tree topper and provided garland and ornaments:
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and worked hard on assembling:

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Thanks also to Kim Worley for her hand crafted ornaments and she also worked her butt off:

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In addition, I was able to provide some decorated ornaments using MWG temporary tattoos:

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and as a special incentive I was able to donate all 31 Burger King Star Wars toys from the release of Revenge of the Sith:

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To everyone else who came...
Thanks for all the work, effort and enthusiasm. I am still working on getting the $$ figure that this tree raised and as soon as I know that amount, I will post.

Participants:

Jonathan Sylvester - DZ12180
Heather Frelichowski - 4992 - support
Nick Frelichowski - 3761 - support
Kim Worley - DZ12108
Steve Mamman - TK7345
Roland Batrouni - TK4186
Tyler Meier - DZ50488
Phyllis Schulte - IG1951

Thanks also to Hawk Worley who acted as photographer


Estimate of hours: 24

Amount raised: getting $$



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More photos:

http://s1099.photobucket.com/user/Midwe ... of%20Trees
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Re: IL - Joliet/60432 - Festival of Trees - SUN 11/24/13

Postby Runnin'6712 » Sun Dec 22, 2013 4:40 pm

ToD updated. Everyone did a great job decorating the tree! :thumbs:
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Re: IL - Joliet/60432 - Festival of Trees - SUN 11/24/13

Postby Schph Gochi » Sun Dec 29, 2013 5:01 am

This just in...tree sold for $775.00!!

Sent to charity blog and added to Charity totals...

Thanks to all who participated!!
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Re: IL - Joliet/60432 - Festival of Trees - SUN 11/24/13

Postby woulf » Sun Dec 29, 2013 9:14 pm

Schph Gochi wrote:This just in...tree sold for $775.00!!

Sent to charity blog and added to Charity totals...

Thanks to all who participated!!


thats fantastic! :thumbs:
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