24 decorated Christmas trees up for auction Saturday in Ogdensburg; lottery, quilt raffles planned
OGDENSBURG – The Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Auxiliary will auction off at least 24 decorated Christmas trees at the Freight House, 20 Market St., Ogdensburg, during the 19th annual Festival of the Trees on Saturday, Dec. 3.
To participate, the first thing you must do is like the Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Auxiliary Facebook Page. This way you won’t miss a thing! All festival posts will be seen on the Facebook page.There will be no invite required. The event is open to everyone.
Your support is what makes this occasion the magical, sparkling community holiday tradition it is today.
The live auction begins 8:30 p.m. and the doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $15 per person.
Intermittent Facebook Live videos all week will promote items in the live auction.
There will also be raffles to benefit the Festival of the Trees on site Dec. 3.
The winning ticket for a Lottery Board with a value of $500, donated by America 1 Realty/Rhonda Roethel, will be drawn drawn Dec. 3. Tickets are $5 each or 5/$20.
Drawing for a Handmade Quilt donated by and quilted by Diane Dailey, will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3. Tickets are $2 each or 3/$5.00.
A 50/50 raffle will also be offered, with 10 tickets for $5.
As of last week, the auxiliary already had 24 sponsored trees, all four feet tall.
All monies raised will help fulfill our Auxiliary pledge to CHMC.
Payment for all of our events can be made with cash, check or credit card.
Choice auction donations, tree sponsorships and business sponsorships are still being accepted for the 19th Annual Festival of the Trees.
Deadline to drop off a basket is Friday, Dec. 2 and deadline for tree sponsors is Wednesday, Nov. 30.
If you have any questions regarding the festival, please contact Ramona Kennedy at 315-393-1559 or email her at [email protected].