Written by Al Stover
Thirteen trees decorated in various themes were donated to the Festival of Trees. This one, Burgundy Burlap Glass, was donated by NEMHS Charitable Foundation. Others included M&Ms Christmas Tree donated by Mary Nesbit and Arin Grainger; Snowmen Christmas Tree donated by Main Street Grocery; Maroon and White Wolves Tree donated by Wolf Point School District staff; Merry “Woof” Mas Tree donated by NEMHS Employee Committee; Pretty in Pink Christmas donated by Elaine and Bethany Long; Happy Meal Hello Kitty Tree donated by McDonalds of Wolf Point; Happy Meal Hot Wheels Tree donated by McDonalds of Wolf Point; Mitten of Christmas donated by Faith Lutheran Home residents; Feliz Navidog donated by Squires Insurance; 4th of July Fireworks donated by Green’s Fireworks; White Hanger Christmas Tree donated by Mary Isle; Tumbleweed Tree donated by Tracy Strand.
Many of the Wolf Point citizens who attended the Festival of Trees purchased tickets in hopes of winning one of the decorated Christmas trees that were donated by local merchants and organizations.
Stuffed animals hung on the tree like ornaments as people dropped off unwrapped presents at the NEMHS Charitable Foundation Giving Tree Friday evening at the former Bryan’s building on Main Street. People donated toys for children up to 17 years old.