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Festival Of Trees Exhibit Seeks Organizations To Decorate Trees For Annual Fundraiser

The annual Festival of Trees exhibit and “Toys for Tots” fundraiser will be held at the Marketplace at Steamtown from December 14 – January 12.  The exhibit opens with a Pre-View Party fundraiser on Friday, December 13.

The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department is currently seeking non-profit organizations, businesses, churches and schools to sponsor and decorate a tree. All funds raised from the trees go directly to “Toys for Tots.”  Participants must supply their own artificial tree.

This year the event looks to celebrate diversity with the theme Here, There and Everywhere! Celebrating Fall and Winter Traditions from Around the World.

The cost to sponsor a tree is $50 for non-profits, schools and small businesses (50 or under employees) and $100 for corporations (over 50 employees).

To register a tree, send checks or money orders, made payable to “Toys for Tots,” to Mr. Chris Calvey, Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department, 300 Cliff Street, Scranton, PA 18503.

Applications may be downloaded from the Lackawanna County website or requested by calling 570.963.6590, ext. 106.  Please email any questions to arts-culture@lackawannacounty.org.

Depending on space availability, trees may be registered until December 12.  All trees must be set-up by December 13.

 

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