SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — The Springfield Garden Club would like to thank the civic minded sponsors and guests who made the 27th Annual Festival of Trees a huge success. If you missed the event on the Friday before Thanksgiving, you can still view the trees and trimmings through Jan. 3 at the Great Hall, located at 100 River Street in Springfield.

The Club appreciates the following local organizations who each decorated a tree: Claremont Savings Bank, Cuppity Kakes, Gallery at the VAULT, Great Hall Craftmakers, HB Energy Solutions, Kelley Sales & Service, Tina’s Hallmark, Town of Springfield, VNA & Von Bargen’s Jewelry. This year’s tree winner, voted in by attendees, was Tina’s Hallmark.

The Garden Club is grateful to the members and spouses who made the event possible, including Ted Foster, 100 River Street building manager, and Richard Barber, who both provide enthusiastic assistance. Thank you goes to artist Dan O’Donnell for designing the invitation again this year. The Club would also like to thank Black Rock Steakhouse for the tasty, hot appetizers and cheerful bar service.

One hundred percent of all proceeds go back to serve the community in the form of civic beautification, scholarships and other programs. The Club would like to acknowledge the following list of sponsors who gave a corporate donation, raffle item or silent auction gift. Merry Christmas and a happy holidays to all.

106 Deli, Alaura’s New Nails, Alicia Jenks, Barbara Sanderson, Becky Plunkard, Bibens Home Center, Black River Quick Stop, Black Rock Steakhouse, Blair Books and More, Bob O’Brien, Boccaccios, Bradley Jackson, Butcher and Pantry, Byam Control & Measurement, Kathi and David Byam, Canvas Works, Chester Hardware, Christopher Fauver, DDS, Cinemas 3, Claremont Savings Bank, Copper Fox, Kimberly Cordner, Country Treasures, Crown Point Country Club, Cuppity Kakes, Dan O’Donnell, Darlene LaRochelle, Darlyn Walker, Davis Memorial Chapel, Jane David & Jean Hancock, Denver Bryan, Drew’s Organics, DuBois & King, Edgar May Center, Endless Creations, Erin Hunter, Flying Crow Coffee Company, Framery of VT, Free Range Restaurant, Fullerton Inn, Gallery at the Vault, Hannaford, HB Energy Solutions, Heritage Deli, Hubert’s, Image Tek Labels, Images, Inn at Weathersfield, Inn Victoria, Jake’s Market & Deli, Joe’s Discount Beverage, John C. Duff O.D., Kelley Sales & Service, Lambert Auto, Lawrence & Wheeler, LBL Fabrications, Lihatsh Family P&S Distributors, Lisai’s Chester Market, Mac Laomainns Pub, Margery Collins, McDonalds, Mitch’s Maples, Muse and Associates, Neil & Pat Martin, Nortrax, Noriko Parker, Parker & Ankuda, Phillip J. Larkin DDS, Precision Valley Auto, R.B. Erskine Inc., Randy Adams, Sage Jewelry, Salon 2000, Shannon’s Upscale Resale, Sharon’s on the Common, Shaws, Sheri’s, Singleton’s Market, Six Loose Ladies, Smokeshire Designs, SNAP Fitness, Southern Pie Company, Springfield Food Co-op, Springfield GMC, Springfield Housing Authority, Springfield Pharmacy, Springfield Reporter, Stonehearth Inn, Sunshine Acres, Sweetie Pies, Tina’s Hallmark, Trout River Brewery, Tsuga Studios, Up Your Alley, Vermont Country Store, Vermont Packing House, Vermont Telephone Co.,Vianor Tire Center, VonBargen’s Jewelry, Walmart, Willow Farm, Woodbury Florist, Woods’ Cider Mill, Young’s Furniture & Appliance.

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