Rotary Christmas Tree Light-Up organizer says thanks for the help

A big huge “Thank You” to everyone who helped with this year’s Rotary Christmas Tree Light-Up

Editor, The Times:

I would like to extend a big huge “Thank You” to everyone who helped making this year’s Rotary Christmas Tree Light-Up into another wonderful success!

This community event was made possible by our very generous sponsors: Wells Gray Community Forest, District of Clearwater, TNRD, Rotary, Wells Gray Infocenter Gift Shop, Blackwell Enterprises, Wells Gray Gallery, Charlene Lau Studios, TNT Transmission and Automotive, Helmcken Chocolates, RBC, KM Documentaries, Clearwater Times, Clearwater Fire Department, Double “R” Pizza, and Yellowhead Community Services. Thank you so very much for investing in our community event.

Thank you Santa for coming, we all know how busy you are right now. It was great you took the time to visit with the children. I am sure they loved it! Also, a big thank you to the Fire Department for driving Santa to the party.

The Campbell Family, the Carol Singers, and the Gerda Faber, thank you for creating a real Christmas atmosphere with your music. Thank you Ken Madland for making another beautiful Santa chair.

Heather Adamson, thank you for reading the Christmas story, Merlin Blackwell for the bonfire, Gary Johnston for the firewood, Roger and Debbie Mayer as well as Double “R” Pizza for donating great prizes, RBC for the chocolate coins, Charlene Lau for creating beautiful posters and organizing the vendors, Sharon Chaytor for opening her store and feeding everyone chili and a bun, Tay Briggs for the treasure trunk, the Literacy Program for the books, and Sharon Neufeld for making these amazing wreaths and garlands.

A very big thank you to the Rotary Club members who helped decorate in and around the Infocenter and wrote “Merry Christmas” on the tennis court fence as well as for all your help during the event and with the clean up afterwards.

My sincere apologies if I have forgotten to mention anyone. So many people jumped in enthusiastically and helped out. Thank You!

And last but not least to all the people who attended and enjoyed the event even though the weather was really crappy; without you it wouldn’t have been the great Christmas Tree Light-Up that it was. Thank you for coming and joining in the holiday cheer.

Hope to see you all again next year! Merry Christmas!

Margot Venema

 

Clearwater Rotary Club

 

 

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